Art Dubai: Radical and resilient

Art Dubai, now in its 13th year, is West Asia’s most significant, and certainly most glamorous, art fair. This year there’s a special focus on Latin American art, as well as a new gateway section showcasing art from the “global south”, especially made for the fair. The organizers are also introducing a UAE Now section to highlight independent artists’ collectives. These initiatives are heartening, given that the fair, scheduled to begin on 20 March, recently experienced a few bumps. In 2018, its principal sponsor, the Abraaj Group, filed for liquidation.…

The Photography Show 2019: what’s on at this year’s show

The Photography Show 2019 hits Birmingham, UK later this week, running from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19 and incorporating The Video Show. The event promises more than ever for photographers and videographers, whether they’re a pro making a living from imaging or a beginner simply looking to get inspired by something new. NEED TO KNOW Dates: Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 March Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00 (every day) Location: Birmingham NEC, UK Tickets: Available online or on the day Get 20% off a single advance adult ticket with code TRADTPS19. Cannot be used in conjunction…

China database lists ‘breedready’ status of 1.8 million women

The average age of women in the database was 32, with the youngest being 15. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA An open database in China contains the personal information of more than 1.8 million women, including their phone numbers, addresses, and something called “BreedReady” status, according to a researcher. Victor Gevers, a Dutch internet expert from the non-profit group GDI.Foundation, found the insecure data cache while searching for open databases in China. He posted a series of screenshots of it over the weekend. The database, whose server is in China, included fields labeled in…