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Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds Ocula Conversation Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds

Geometric patterns, anthropomorphic characters, architectural spatial environments, and relics of the ancient world appear throughout Jess Johnson's artworks.Johnson's solo art-ventures began in drawing, but her long-term collaborative relationship with animator Simon Ward brings her drawings to life in videos and virtual reality. The animator has...

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Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger Ocula Conversation Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger

In 2012, Melati Suryodarmo opened Studio Plesungan in her native Surakarta, also known as Solo, the historic royal capital of the Mataram Empire of Java in Indonesia. Suryodarmo had returned to Indonesia from Germany, where she studied Butoh and choreography with Butoh dancer and choreographer Anzu Furukawa, time-based media with avantgarde...

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Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City Ocula Report Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City 15 Nov 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Under the direction of Folakunle Oshun, the second edition of the Lagos Biennial (26 October–23 November 2019) includes works by over 40 Lagos-based and international artists, architects, and collectives. Curated by architect Tosin Oshinowo, curator and producer Oyindamola Fakeye, and assistant curator of photography at the Art Institute of...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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Birdhead World 2019-2  鸟头世界 2019-2 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadBirdhead World 2019-2 鸟头世界 2019-2, 2019 Gelatin silver print
155 x 110 cm
ShanghART
2019-SS-167-F002 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
Birdhead2019-SS-167-F002, 2019 Gelatin silver print, whitewood, ink, cardboard, acrylic
53.7 x 70.6 x 4.6 cm
ShanghART
2019-SS-168-F003 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
Birdhead2019-SS-168-F003, 2019 Gelatin silver print, whitewood, ink, cardboard, acrylic
50.6 x 68.5 x 4.6 cm
ShanghART
Passions Bloom Ambitions 2017-35 情放志荡2017-35 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadPassions Bloom Ambitions 2017-35 情放志荡2017-35, 2017 Gelatine silver print photo pinned with copper nails on basswood, teakwood frame
90 x 117 cm
ShanghART
2018-CrazyBird-1 | 2018 - 鵟 -1 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
Birdhead2018-CrazyBird-1 | 2018 - 鵟 -1, 2018 Photograph installation
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Dreamed-Breeze-2 我梦有风-2 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-2 我梦有风-2, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, b&w photograph
ShanghART
Dreamed-Breeze-1 我梦有风-1 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-1 我梦有风-1, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, color photograph
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Dreamed-Breeze-6 我梦有风-6 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-6 我梦有风-6, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, photograph
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Dreamed-Breeze-5 我梦有风-5 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-5 我梦有风-5, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, b&w photograph
ShanghART
Dreamed-Breeze-4 我梦有风-4 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-4 我梦有风-4, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, color photograph
ShanghART
Dreamed-Breeze-3 我梦有风-3 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed-Breeze-3 我梦有风-3, 2018 Pinwheel, lamp, sound, fan, wood, metal rod, transparent plastic, Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, b&w photograph
ShanghART
Dreamed by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadDreamed, 2018 Iron frame, LED, silk, aluminous model board, wood, color photograph
50.5 x 39.5 x 4.8 cm
ShanghART
Saecula Saeculorum 永恒的永恒 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadSaecula Saeculorum 永恒的永恒, 2018 Photo sealed in resin
140 x 180 x 2.5 cm
ShanghART
For A Bigger Photo 2016 为了更大的一张照片 2016 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadFor A Bigger Photo 2016 为了更大的一张照片 2016, 2016 Teak frame, traditional lacquer, grass cloth, ramie cloth Wet mounting technique of traditional Chinese painting
98 x 185 x 5.5 cm
ShanghART
For A Bigger Photo 2018 
为了更大的一张照片 2018 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadFor A Bigger Photo 2018 为了更大的一张照片 2018, 2018 Black walnut frame, gelatin silver print, eggshell, traditional lacquer, grass cloth, ramie cloth
ShanghART
Birdhead World 2018-1 鸟头世界2018-1 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadBirdhead World 2018-1 鸟头世界2018-1, 2018 105 pieces of gelatin silver print photographs
ShanghART
Crazy Bird-2 鵟-2 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadCrazy Bird-2 鵟-2, 2018 Gelatin silver print, acrylic, pigment for Chinese painting, stamp, spray paint, acrylics, hot melt adhesive, resin, pinned with alloy nails and staples, elmwood frame, teakwood frame
ShanghART
Crazy Bird-4 鵟-5 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadCrazy Bird-4 鵟-5, 2018 Gelatin silver print, airlaid paper, ink, acrylic, glass paint, fluorescent pigment, pigment for Chinese painting, stamp, acrylics, hot melt adhesive, resin, pinned with alloy nails and brass pins,
ShanghART
Crazy Bird-5 鵟-5 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadCrazy Bird-5 鵟-5, 2018 Gelatin silver print, acrylic, pigment for Chinese painting, stamp, hot melt adhesive, resin, acrylics, pinned with alloy nails and staples, paper clay, elmwood frame, teakwood frame
ShanghART
Passions Bloom Ambitions-2017-28 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadPassions Bloom Ambitions-2017-28, 2017 Acrylic on gelatin silver print
90 x 115 cm
ShanghART
Passions Bloom Ambitions from Vagina-Winter Solstice-No.112 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadPassions Bloom Ambitions from Vagina-Winter Solstice-No.112, 2017 Gelatin silver print photos pinned with alloy nails on basswood, elmwood frame (Left: ink on basswood)
21.6 x 31.2 x 2 cm
ShanghART
Welcome to Birdhead World Again 2016-02 by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadWelcome to Birdhead World Again 2016-02, 2016 B&w inkjet Epson ultra giclee print, Hahnemuhle photo rag baryta
376 x 1290 cm
ShanghART
Untitled by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadUntitled, 2013-2014 Gelatin silver print black walnut frame
50 x 61 x 4.5 cm
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Secondhand wardrobe of 300 yuan by Birdhead contemporary artwork
BirdheadSecondhand wardrobe of 300 yuan, 2008 B&w inkjet
211 x 169 x 6 cm
ShanghART
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