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Beatriz González at KW Institute for Contemporary Art: In Focus Ocula Report Beatriz González at KW Institute for Contemporary Art: In Focus 14 Dec 2018 : Pia Chakraverti-Wuerthwein for Ocula

Retrospective 1965–2017, Beatriz González's exhibition at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin (13 October 2018–6 January 2019), presents a selection of 120 works that bear witness to Colombia's political and social upheavals of the last 50 years. Throughout, the link between González's practice and the sociopolitical context it references...

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Ingrid Schaffner Ocula Conversation Ingrid Schaffner Curator, 57th Carnegie International

Founded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie as part of the Carnegie Institute in 1895, Carnegie Museum sought to 'bring the world' to the city with a grand building housing a natural history museum, a library, and an art museum operating as a fluid space for knowledge exchange. In its 123-year history, the institution has built up a world-class...

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Extra States: Nations in Liquidation at Kunsthal Extra City Ocula Report Extra States: Nations in Liquidation at Kunsthal Extra City 8 Dec 2018 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

The nation-state—a nation (a people) presided over by a governing body with jurisdiction over a defined territory (the state)—is either going through a renaissance or demise, depending on one's perspective. There has been talk about the nation-state's end for years—from a 2013 United States National Intelligence Council report...

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Adrian Cheng Ocula Conversation Adrian Cheng Founder, K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong

Adrian Cheng, a supporter of arts development and education in Hong Kong and Asia, is the founder of K11 art malls and the non-profit K11 Art Foundation. The latter serves to support emerging artists and designers from Greater China, while also promoting art’s public reach through such initiatives as K11 Art Space Workshops, K11 Art...

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The New Art Basel Hong Kong Ocula Report The New Art Basel Hong Kong 9 May 2013 : Diana d'Arenberg for Ocula

Only two weeks to go before the inaugural Art Basel HK kicks off and it feels like the circus is coming to town. Inboxes are flooded with invites to art-related and art-themed bars, restaurants, new art clubs, pop-ups, collaborations and art retail and luxury events, ready to capitalize on the anticipated flood of international art visitors to...

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Kyotographie: Kyoto's international photography festival Related Press Kyotographie: Kyoto's international photography festival ArtAsiaPacific : 24 May 2016

Kyotographie co-founders and directors Lucille Reyboz and Yusuke Nakanishi started the event in 2013 to promote the medium of photography in Kyoto after a visit to the Rencontres d’Arles, an annual summer photo festival in France. They were determined to create a comparable event in Japan that would bring together people from around the...

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Ori Gersht reflects on Kyoto's Zen gardens and their secret floating worlds Related Press Ori Gersht reflects on Kyoto's Zen gardens and their secret floating worlds Wallpaper* : 19 May 2016

Japan has long fascinated photographers – from Tokyo’s futuristic architectural tapestry to awe-inspiring natural marvels (Mt Fuji springs to mind), it is a visually charged place that stirs fantasy. The latest artist to turn his lens to the curious country – more specifically, Kyoto and its ancient gardens – is Israeli...

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Japan’s Nissan Art Award announces 2015 finalists Related Press Japan’s Nissan Art Award announces 2015 finalists Art Radar : 24 June 2015

On 17 June 2015, Japan’s Nissan Art Award announced its 2015 finalists. The seven artists represent a diverse group of emerging Japanese artists – from the animation of painter and film artist Takashi Ishida, to the sewn maps of Sayaka Akiyama and the sculptural works of Takahiro Iwasaki.The seven artists will be producing new work...

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At the MFA, Japanese photographers on the 2011 earthquake, tsunami Related Press At the MFA, Japanese photographers on the 2011 earthquake, tsunami The Boston Globe : 12 April 2015

Before looking at the nearly 100 photographs that make up “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11,” a visitor to the Museum of Fine Arts should go to the television monitor by the Museum Road side of the Henry and Lois Foster Gallery.The monitor shows real-time aerial footage that the Japanese network NHK broadcast in...

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Code + Culture Related Press Code + Culture The Japan Times : 7 February 2015

A new generation of domestic media artists has in recent years attracted plenty of international attention. This new breed of artist is typically defined through their tools often programming code working as developers at the intersection of art, design, engineering and technology, among other things.

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Villa Kujoyama Reopening Cements France-Japan Cultural Collaboration Related Press Villa Kujoyama Reopening Cements France-Japan Cultural Collaboration Phillippe Pons for The Guardian / 7 November 2014 : 10 November 2014

At the beginning of October France’s foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, officially re-opened the Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto. Like the two other grand French institutions abroad – the Villa Medici in Rome and the Villa Velazquez in Madrid – the centre in the hills overlooking Kyoto welcomes 23 artists in residence every year for...

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At The Japan Society, Old Traditions And New Techniques Related Press At The Japan Society, Old Traditions And New Techniques by Sylvia Rupani-Smith for The New York Times / 10 October 2014 : 30 October 2014

Call it Japanese art, 2.0. The Japan Society’s latest exhibition, “Garden of Unearthly Delights,” includes, among other pieces, a modern take on a zen garden; new riffs on traditional woodblock-style prints; and adaptations of Japanese screen paintings made using digital renderings, animation and 3-D graphics. In putting the show...

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