10 of the best contemporary art spaces in south-east Asia

Artists in Myanmar, Cambodia and across south-east Asia produce work in a climate of authoritarianism – and often in open defiance of it. Here are 10 spaces that promote their artistic freedom and independence

Street art adds gloss to Cape Town’s boho Woodstock area

This youthful and bohemian neighbourhood and foodie hotspot has become an open air gallery for giant, colourful murals

From salami to art: how migrants helped turn Rome factory into a gallery

Rome’s Maam gallery exhibits artists from all over the world, who often incorporate the site’s previous use as a slaughterhouse into their work, or are inspired by the lives of its residents

Australia’s street art mecca: Powerhouse Geelong – in pictures

Over the past six months, Powerhouse Geelong in Victoria, Australia, has been transformed by the creative endeavours of more than 350 street artists. The 3,000sqm building, which sits on six acres facing Corio Bay, has been empty since it was abandoned 45 years ago. The six-storey-high walls, industrial staircases, windows and rooms have lately become a canvas for innovative designs, among them a giant piece by local hero Rone