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Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Ocula Conversation Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Jareh Das

Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...

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Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Ocula Report Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Radha Mahendru, Dhaka

Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.

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Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's recent watercolour paintings, showing at Chambers Fine Art in New York from 3 March, trigger pareidolia—the phenomenon of seeing random objects or patterns where they do not exist.

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David Zwirner, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Mike Kelley, Hauser & Wirth, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Mike Kelley, Hauser & Wirth, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Mike Kelley, Hauser & Wirth, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Perrotin, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Sprüth Magers, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Sprüth Magers, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Sprüth Magers, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Sprüth Magers, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Karma, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Karma, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Karma, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Karma, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
König Galerie, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
König Galerie, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
König Galerie, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
König Galerie, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Lévy Gorvy, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Lévy Gorvy, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Regen Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Salon 94, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Salon 94, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Salon 94, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The Modern Institute, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The Modern Institute, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The Modern Institute, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The Modern Institute, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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Vermelho, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Vermelho, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
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White Cube, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
White Cube, Frieze Los Angeles (15–17 February 2019). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.

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