With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.
Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.
Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.
Jodie Carey (b. 1981, England) explores how society deal with life and death, love and loss, shaping somber works that dip the spectator his inexorable caducity. Carey analyses how people acts in front of their mortal condition and the continuous oscillation between forgetting and remembering: fascinated by the passing of time, the artist takes inspiration from ancient tradition and investigates the approach to life's end in searching for a primitive connection with the substance of life. Jodie Carey employs material charged of a symbolic meaning such as dust, blood, stone fragments or human hair, creating a sentiment of attraction and repulsion at the same time and affecting the viewer through the delicacy and fragility typical of all her production.Read More
Jodie Carey (b. 1981, England) lives and works in London. Recent solo shows exhibitions include: Edel Assanti (London, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013), St Cyprian's Clarence Gate (London, 2018), Foundling Museum (London, 2018), Rolando Anselmi (Berlin, 2016, 2013) Hå Gamle Prestegard (Prestegard, 2014), Tieranatomisches Theatre Humboldt University (Berlin, 2013), C/O (Berlin, 2013), The New Art Gallery (Walsall, 2012), Pump House Gallery (London, 2011), Towner the Contemporary Art Museum (Eastbourne, 2009). Selected group exhibitions include: Sweep Landskip, Kinokino (Sandnes, 2018), The Royal Academy of Art (London, 2016, 2016), The Observer Building (Hastings, 2016),Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2015), Saatchi Gallery (London, 2015, 2013), The Freud Museum (London, 2014), Berliner Räume (Berlin, 2014), Rolando Anselmi (Berlin, 2014), Hall Place and Gardens (Kent, 2013), No Format (London, 2013), The Wellcome Collection (London, 2012), The Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, 2012), Museum of Art and Design (New York, 2010), David Roberts Art Foundation (London, 2007), Royal College of Art (London, 2007).
Text courtesy Rolando Anselmi.
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