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transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Ocula Conversation transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Terence Sharpe, Berlin

Kristoffer Gansing traces eight years of change at Berlin's digital media and culture festival transmediale, as his final iteration as artistic director, End to End , opens 28 January.

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Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Taipei

As Taipei Dangdai returns for its second edition between 17 and 19 January 2020 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, a selection of exhibitions across the city confirm Taipei as one of the region's most exciting art hubs.

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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. 1988, Ethiopia

Awol Erizku Biography

Awol Erizku is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York. His primary media are photography, sculpture and video installation, using a wide variety of found materials, including, basketball hoops, VHS tapes and textile. He also uses his personal tumblr and other social media networks to generate exclusive content in and around his studio practice.

Awol Erizku Featured Artworks

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Brothers Bonding Over Numbers (Pause) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuBrothers Bonding Over Numbers (Pause), 2019Floor tiles, dice, two male genitalia, metal serving tier
30.5 x 63.5 x 50.8 cm
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Chippi Chippi by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuChippi Chippi, 2018Digital chromatic print
52.4 x 65.5 cm
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Drip God by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuDrip God, 2019Mic stand, incense, baby bottle with Albuterol syrup, gold chain, shower head
177.8 x 76.2 x 76.2 cm
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Nefertiti Burning (She Was a Queen Not a God, When Will She Return Home?) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuNefertiti Burning (She Was a Queen Not a God, When Will She Return Home?), 2019Plaster, black paint and burnt wood
162.6 x 99.1 x 61 cm
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Untitled (Delahaize) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuUntitled (Delahaize), 2018Paint on wood palette
134.6 x 127 x 17.8 cm
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Oh, What a Feeling, Fuck it, I Want a Billion (Purple) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuOh, What a Feeling, Fuck it, I Want a Billion (Purple), 2018Mixed media with seven regulation size basketball rims and Spalding NBA basketball
376 x 48 x 62 cm
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I Remember Yesterday by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuI Remember Yesterday, 2018Digital C-print
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Double Jeopardy by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuDouble Jeopardy, 2019Silkscreen, house paint, spray paint on OSB board
182.9 x 243.8 cm
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Awol Erizku Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Awol Erizku, 慢慢燃燒 Slow Burn at Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
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18 May–21 July 2018 Awol Erizku 慢慢燃燒 Slow Burn Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Roesler Hotel #28: Screenspace at Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
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10 April–30 May 2018 Group Exhibition Roesler Hotel #28: Screenspace Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
Contemporary art exhibition, Awol Erizku, Make America Great Again at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
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21 April–2 June 2017 Awol Erizku Make America Great Again Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

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The Striking Election-Season Billboards That Are Also Art Related Press The Striking Election-Season Billboards That Are Also Art 8 October 2018, Vanity Fair

The billboards going up around the country this week will have a familiar message for this midterm election: Vote. But featuring images of protests and reminders of the 2016 election, produced by some of the country's best-known artists, the billboards—one for each of the 50 states—will look nothing like your average political...

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Awol Erizku, Beyoncé’s Instagram Portrait Artist, Will Hate This Headline About His Trump-Inspired London Show Related Press Awol Erizku, Beyoncé’s Instagram Portrait Artist, Will Hate This Headline About His Trump-Inspired London Show 21 April 2017, VANITY FAIR

Earlier this year, Awol Erizku made history; he doesn’t really want to talk about it. In February, Beyoncé posted a portrait by the 28-year-old artist on her Instagram account. Kneeling in front of a giant arc of colored flowers and shrouded in a sorbet green veil, she cupped her pregnant stomach and announced, via the caption, that she was...

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At the Armory Show, Artists Urge Visitors to Resist, Protest, and Remember Related Press At the Armory Show, Artists Urge Visitors to Resist, Protest, and Remember 4 March 2017, ARTNews

Art fairs are often associated with abstract painting (much of it looking the same), stunt pieces (almost instantly forgettable), and neon sculptures (brightly and, in many cases, annoying), but, at this year's Armory Show in New York, some galleries had on offer works that explicitly addressed the political situation in the United States. Some...

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10 Places to See Public Art in 2017 Related Press 10 Places to See Public Art in 2017 26 January 2017, The New York Times

Redwood City, California A benevolent pirate ship is about to settle in Redwood City, thanks to the curator Lance Fung. Instead of looters, the artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s large-scale boat installation (with the word 'IMAGINE' nearby) will bring a new emphasis on public art to the area. Fung — who is best known for curating a show of...

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