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Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Ocula Conversation Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Stephanie Bailey, Singapore

STPI's Emi Eu reflects on S.E.A. Focus, an STPI project platforming artists and galleries from Southeast Asia, in the wake of Art Stage's decline in 2019 and ahead of the launch of Singapore's new art fair, Art SG, in October 2020.

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New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Ocula Report New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Kanika Anand, New Delhi

With India Art Fair set to open amid nationwide protests, Kanika Anand introduces shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata that express shifting socio-political identities, modes of resistance, and explorations of place-making.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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b. 1967, Italy

Arcangelo Sassolino Biography

Arcangelo Sassolino (b. 1967, Italy) attempts to push the expectations of sculpture, recasting physical, often times destructive, acts. His work calls into question the qualities one must possess to be human, while raising doubt about agency and empathy in our contemporary consciousness. Sassolino takes a material 'by the neck' and torture it in order to make it scream and admit the truth, stressing the limits of the materials resistance and contemplating the risk of their collapse. The tension and the expectation that come with the awareness of this risk play a huge role in the viewers experience, together with a strong unique aesthetic. Sassolino's works and installations explore mechanical behaviours, materials and physical properties of force. Each work takes careful planning and research and results in constructions that are stunning both in terms of their sheer physicality (material density, mechanical precision) and the forces (gravity, pressure, friction) which are applied by or to the object.

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Arcangelo Sassolino (b. 1967, Italy) lives and works in Vicenza, Italy. He had solo shows in museum and institution such as: Frankfurter Kunstverein (2016, Frankfurt), Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis (2016, St. Louis), in the context of Art and The City in Zurich (2012), MACRO Museum (2011, Rome), Z33 Center for Contemporary Art (2010, Hasselt) and Palais de Tokyo (2008, Paris). His works have been shown in public institutions such as Vancouver Biennial (Vancouver, 2020); Grand Palais, Paris, France; Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, USA; Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Italy; Fundación Pablo Atchugarry, Punta del Este, Uruguay; Le 104, Paris, France; MART Museum, Rovereto, Italy; Swiss Institute, New York, USA; Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; FRAC Museum Regional, Reims, France; Autocenter and MICA MOCA, Berlin,Germany; Tinguely Museum, Basel, Switzerland; CCC Strozzina, Florence, Italy; Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy; Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany and Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy.

Arcangelo Sassolino Featured Artworks

Boris by Arcangelo Sassolino contemporary artwork
Arcangelo SassolinoBoris, 2017Pneumatic tyre, steel
82 x 78 x 60 cm
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Arcangelo Sassolino Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Arcangelo Sassolino, Warped Matter, Curved Time at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
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27 March–8 May 2018 Arcangelo Sassolino Warped Matter, Curved Time Pearl Lam Galleries, H Queen's, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Arcangelo Sassolino, Damnatio Memoriae at Rolando Anselmi, Berlin
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17 September–15 December 2016 Arcangelo Sassolino Damnatio Memoriae Rolando Anselmi, Berlin

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