Reena Devi
Reena Devi is an arts journalist covering disruptions reshaping the art world for The Art Newspaper, ARTnews, Artsy, Hyperallergic and South China Morning Post among others. She has written about the financialisation of the art market, the rise of NFTs, as well as recent shifts in South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Singapore. Prior to this, Reena was a senior arts reporter at TODAY, a daily newspaper in Singapore, and subsequently, a lifestyle reporter at Yahoo Singapore.

Contemporary art showcase the Singapore Biennale this year includes exhibits at tourist and business hubs and on outlying islands. However well-intended, in some cases this robs artworks of resonance.

Austrian music director is confident of a bright future for the Singapore Symphony Orchestra as he launches a recruitment drive to spur its recovery from the pandemic, when performing venues were closed.

Tan, a former director of the Asia Society Museum in New York who died on July 7 aged 53, was a visionary leader who ‘changed the discourse’ of Asian art history.

Launched as a centre for contemporary art a decade ago, the former military site has seen several galleries pull out. Repurposing it as a lifestyle destination should bring in more visitors.


While Hong Kong and mainland China keep borders shut, Singapore’s arts scene is welcoming the world with open arms. We talk to experts about the seventh edition of the art biennale.