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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity Ocula Conversation Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity

Moving across installation, painting, drawing, and writing, Malaysia-born and London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh explores the political, social, and economic complexities of humanity, using a mosaic of information—from advertising slogans and pornographic imagery to newspaper articles—that she subjects to processes of layering,...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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ASIA NOW 2018 "Wind and Water" By Felicitas Yang and Martina Köppel-Yang, Moderated by Lin Zuqiang Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 "Wind and Water" By Felicitas Yang and Martina Köppel-Yang, Moderated by Lin Zuqiang ASIA NOW : 22 November 2018

A conversation around the short film "Wind and Water," directed by Felicitas Yang and produced by art historian and independent curator Martina Köppel-Yang. Moderated by Lin Zuqiang, Cultural Critic.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Yuko Hasegawa (Curator) and Kohei Nawa (Artist) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Yuko Hasegawa (Curator) and Kohei Nawa (Artist) ASIA NOW : 22 November 2018

Yuko Hasegawa, Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, and Kohei Nawa discuss the artist's recent sculptures and installations, including Throne, on view under the Louvre Pyramid until January 14, 2019.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Yuko Hasegawa (Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Yuko Hasegawa (Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo) ASIA NOW : 22 November 2018

Yuko Hasegawa, Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, takes a look back at Japanorama and Fukami, two exhibitions she curated in France in the context of Japonismes 2018 and from the perspective of emerging art in Japan.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Masayuki Kawai presents "AÏ (Love)" Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Masayuki Kawai presents "AÏ (Love)" ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

Japanese multimedia artist Masayuki Kawai presents Takahiko Iimura's seminal work "AÏ (Love)" (1962-1963).

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Fabien Pacory & Jean-Marc Decrop Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Fabien Pacory & Jean-Marc Decrop ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

Le réalisateur Fabien Pacory et le collectionneur Jean-Marc Decrop discutent des deux courts-métrages de Fabien Pacory sur les artistes contemporains chinois, "New Energy in Chinese Art: Zhao Zhao" et "New Energy in Chinese Art: Wang Yuyang."

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Liu Bolin (artist), Romain Degoul (Galerie Paris-Beijing) & Li Yu Yeo (curator) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Liu Bolin (artist), Romain Degoul (Galerie Paris-Beijing) & Li Yu Yeo (curator) ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

Liu Bolin, artist, Romain Degoul, founder of the Galerie Paris-Beijing, and independent curator Li Yu Yeo discuss Liu Bolin's recent works, including his collaboration avec Ruinart.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || "WR Programme" Presented by Edward Ball Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || "WR Programme" Presented by Edward Ball ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

Edward Ball, director of the art space White Rainbow in London presents "WR Programme," the second volume of cutting-edge video works by Japanese artists.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || La logique patrimoniale dans l'art contemporain Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || La logique patrimoniale dans l'art contemporain ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

"La logique patrimoniale dans l'art contemporain"Adea Medani & Ivana Zivanovic - Attorneys in International Tax Law at CMSFrancis Lefèbvre Julia Novak & Jérôme Barré - Law partner at CabinetFranklin Nathalie Robert & Morgan Morris - Dirctor Specialty & Executive Director of International Fine Art & Design department...

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Mingei et Wabi Sabi, Are You Here? Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Mingei et Wabi Sabi, Are You Here? ASIA NOW : 2 November 2018

"Mingei et Wabi Sabi, Are you Here ? "Nicolas Trembley - Curator Syz CollectionConstantin Chariot - Director of La Patinoire RoyaleNathalie Guiot - Art Collector and Founder of Foundation ThalieEmmanuelle de Montgazon - Curator of Asia Now Japanese Platform

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Le marché de l'art est-il sujet aux excès? Georgina Adam & Roxana Azimi Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Le marché de l'art est-il sujet aux excès? Georgina Adam & Roxana Azimi ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

"Le marché de l'art est-il sujet aux excès " ( Is the art market subject to excesses ? )Georgina Adam - AurhorRoxana Azimi - Journalist and Art Critic

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ASIA NOW 2018 || About Virtual Reality in Contemporary Art Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || About Virtual Reality in Contemporary Art ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Karen Levy, collector and founder of The Art of this Century, Sylvain Levy, collector and founder of DSLcollection, and Sandra Nedvetskaia, partner at Khora Contemporary, discuss virtual reality as a new medium for the arts.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection, Presented by Akiko Miki Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection, Presented by Akiko Miki ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Akiko Miki, International Artistic Director of the Benesse Art Site in Naoshima, Japan, presents one of the most unconventional collector's stories in Japan, that of the artist Takashi Murakami, as well as the exhibition she curated in 2016 at the Yokohama Museum of Art on Murakami's collection.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Teppei Kaneuji (artist) & Reiko Tsubaki (Curator at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Teppei Kaneuji (artist) & Reiko Tsubaki (Curator at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo) ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

The artist Teppei Kaneuji and Reiko Tsubaki, Curator at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, discuss the artist's recent sculptures and performances. Kaneuji investigates the mass consumption of contemporary Japanese culture, sourcing materials from everyday life, found objects and manga characters to create sculptures that are at once playful and...

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Anne Alene Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Anne Alene ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Anne Alene, who organises trips to Japan for top art institutions, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Royal Academy of Arts, as well as for art collectors and philanthropists, presents "The power of site-specific contemporary art and architecture to revitalise local communities and to attract international visitors - a few case...

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Kodama Kanazawa & Clélia Zernik Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Kodama Kanazawa & Clélia Zernik ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Kodama Kanazawa, Senior Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Towada Art Centre in Aomori, Japan and Clélia Zernik, Professor in Aesthetics at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Paris, present "Negotiation and Negation: Thinking 'Chiiki (Community) Art' from a Historical Context."

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Patricia Chen & Selina Ting Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Patricia Chen & Selina Ting ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Art writer, producer, and director Patricia Chen discusses her work creating documentary films on collectors of Asian art. Talk moderated by Selina Ting, Director and Editor-in-Chief of CoBo Social and supported by CoBo Social.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Around Chinese Animated Films Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Around Chinese Animated Films ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Odile Burluraux, curator at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Gerben Schermer, creator and former director of the Holland Animation Film Festival, and Lise Li, director of Vanguard Gallery, discuss the history of Chinese animated films, the definition of animation, and the techniques and practices of animated film artists today.

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ASIA NOW 2018 || Selina Ting, Jean-Conrad Lemaître & Marcella Lista Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 || Selina Ting, Jean-Conrad Lemaître & Marcella Lista ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Selina Ting, Director and Editor-in-Chief of CoBo Social, Jean-Conrad Lemaître, collector, and Marcella Lista, curator, art historian, and director of the New Media Service at the Centre Pompidou, discuss the production of video art in the art market today.

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ASIA NOW 2018 Makoto Aida (artist), Catherine David (Chief Curator, Deputy Director, Centre Pompidou) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 Makoto Aida (artist), Catherine David (Chief Curator, Deputy Director, Centre Pompidou) ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Catherine David, Chief Curator and Deputy Director at the Centre Pompidou, and the artist Makoto Aida discuss his installation "Ground No Plan," which advocates a fictional architectural ideological movement including the environmental improvement of slums and the natural emergence of a self-built community, while asserting that it is an...

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ASIA NOW 2018 Sou Fujimoto (Architect) & Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries) Related Video & Audio ASIA NOW 2018 Sou Fujimoto (Architect) & Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries) ASIA NOW : 1 November 2018

Sou Fujimoto, the architect of the ASIA NOW 2018 Japanese Platform, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries in London, discussed Sou Fujimoto's career, his past projects, his influences, his work on the Serpentine Galleries Pavilion, and his current projects in France.

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