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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Ellen Altfest Ocula Conversation Ellen Altfest

The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...

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Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance Ocula Report Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance 8 Feb 2019 : Nada Raza for Ocula

On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...

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Mia&D Fair Singapore Review Related Press Mia&D Fair Singapore Review by Marina Zuccarelli for L'Oeil de la Photographie / 27 October 2014 : 30 October 2014

For Singaporean photographers this is definitely their moment, involved in the Singapore International Photo Festival, in the Singapore art museum and eventually at MIA&D fair. Most of them were strolling around or discussing with peers sharing generously their vision and the concepts of their artworks. I could meet and chat with the young Zen...

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Milan Fair Comes To Singapore, Focuses On Photography Related Press Milan Fair Comes To Singapore, Focuses On Photography Natasha Ann Zachariah for The Strait Times, 19 October 2014 : 23 October 2014

The first international edition of a renowned Italian contemporary art fair will open in Singapore next week.The three-day Milan Image Art and Design Fair (MIA&D) takes place from Friday at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. While focusing on photography, it caters to art and design lovers too, with 120 artists from 50...

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