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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    A lifelong love of literature

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... The shortlist for the 2012 prize will be announced on January 9. Parker's love affair with literature began at a young age. Born in Adelaide, Australia, he showed a great aptitude for writing ... Doretta Lau For David Parker, running the Man Asian Literary Prize is a perfect fit, writes Doretta Lau For the love of letters Under executive director David Parker, the Man Asian ...

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    Renaissance man

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... women's literature novel All the Flowers in Shanghai; and now Emperors Once More!, the first instalment in what is planned as a detective series. The switch sounds strange: moving from such intellectual avenues as hard-hitting social issues and world literature, into the genre world of crime, serial killers and hard-boozing gumshoes. "The story is really a social and political ...

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    Adam Johnson hangs a tale

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... Doretta Lau Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Adam Johnson honed his storytelling skills by listening to his family and construction site co-workers, writes Doretta Lau And thereby hangs a tale Earlier this year, American writer Adam Johnson learnt he had won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Orphan Master's Son via text message. The Stanford University ...

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    All talk, and action too

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead The Multitude Foundation is giving artistsin Asia a roving art prize, writes Kate Whitehead All talk and action too It's Sunday afternoon in Beijing and a gaggle of art ... bastion of modern art came at the end of the inaugural Multitude Foundation Art Prize weekend last month. Five Asian artists each received US$20,000 and the opportunity to exhibit at UCCA. Condon ...

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    Open to interpretation

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Will Carry Us garnered the Grand Jury Prize (Silver Lion) at the Venice Film Festival. Known for often using children and non-actors, his prosaic, almost documentary style defies Hollywood ...

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    Shining a light on a Chinese-American female film pioneer

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL MOK

    ... different film language" until years later, when she pursued a comparative literature- film studies PhD at the University of Alberta. Now an associate professor with the City University of Hong ...

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    Room to show: Katie de Tilly

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... During the past 12 years, de Tilly has worked extensively with artists from Hong Kong (she has shown Anothermountainman and Sovereign Art Prize winner MAP Office), and the Asia-Pacific region, ...

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    Nadim Abbas explores the ambiguity of the image

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... This has been a seminal year for Abbas, who holds a master of philosophy in comparative literature from the University of Hong Kong. His pieces were ambitious, showcased the scope of his technical ...

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    Andrew Lau: the master multitasker

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... a mysterious rebel leader known as Wolf (Huang) but then fails to prevent his escape, with one of their own as his prize captive to boot. Although Lau hopes those who see The Guillotines will enjoy its ...



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