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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See 20 Sep 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

London's galleries and museums are gearing up for a lively October, with Frieze London and Frieze Masters running between 3 and 6 October 2019 at Regent's Park, along with 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place across the same dates at Somerset House; and the tenth anniversary of the Sunday Art Fair, showcasing new and emerging artists...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Benjamin Armstrong

b. 1975, Australia

Benjamin Armstrong creates glass and wax sculptures that slide between the homely and the uncanny. Born in Melbourne in 1975, Armstrong completed a BFA from the Victorian college of the arts in Melbourne, Australia in 1996. He currently lives and works in Melbourne.

Featured Artworks

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Linear & Circular by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongLinear & Circular, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Embedded by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongEmbedded, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Leichhardt’s Arrival by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongLeichhardt’s Arrival, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Fortification by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongFortification, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Vicar Confalonieri’s short conversation by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongVicar Confalonieri’s short conversation, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Planning by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongPlanning, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Night Labour by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongNight Labour, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent and phosphorescent pigments
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries
Chase by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongChase, 2018 Linocut, dye, ink, coloured pigment, iridescent pigment
76.5 x 57 cm
Tolarno Galleries

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Benjamin Armstrong, Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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14 July–18 August 2018 Benjamin Armstrong Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, @50 Part 2 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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28 July–12 August 2017 Group Exhibition @50 Part 2 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, @50 Part 1 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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6–22 July 2017 Group Exhibition @50 Part 1 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

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Clinton Ng Ocula Conversation Clinton Ng Collector, Sydney

Sydney based collector, Clinton Ng, has built a substantial collection of leading contemporary art in just over ten years. His collection now includes works by over 150 artists, including Ahmed Alsoudani, Olafur Eliasson, Adrian Ghenie, Vik Muniz, Alex Prager, Simon Denny, William Kentridge, Adrián Villar Rojas, Shaun Gladwell, Thomas Hirschhorn...

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Melbourne Now Ocula Report Melbourne Now 2 Dec 2013 : Emily Cormack for Ocula

For a city consistently referred to as Australia’s ‘cultural capital’ Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has had a track record of casual disregard for the vigorous cultural activities that have been occurring in its midst. It has seemed odd at best, that despite healthy acquisitions of contemporary...

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Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney Ocula Report Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney 12 Nov 2013 : Stella Rosa McDonald for Ocula

"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will."George Bernard ShawIn 1879, a French postman named Ferdinand Cheval began building an esoteric homage to the beauty of sandstone. On one of his postal rounds, Cheval came across small pieces of the...

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