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b. 1978, China

Cao Fei in Ocula Magazine

Cao Fei Ocula Conversation Cao Fei By Qu Chang, Hong Kong

...many people see my work as being very much focused on contemporary China, containing themes such as urbanisation and social transition. This exhibition, however, showcases the videos i.Mirror (2007), La Town (2014), and Prison Architect—none of which directly discuss urbanisation or modernity...

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Doryun Chong Ocula Conversation Doryun Chong By Anna Dickie, Hong Kong

Doryun Chong is Chief Curator at M+, Hong Kong’s super museum for visual culture. Prior to joining M+, Chong was Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and prior to that, he was a curator in the visual arts department at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center from 2003 to 2009. At MoMA, Chong...

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Doryun Chong Ocula Conversation Doryun Chong By Anna Dickie, Hong Kong

Doryun Chong is Chief Curator at M+, Hong Kong’s super museum for visual culture. Prior to joining M+, Chong was Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and prior to that, he was a curator in the visual arts department at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center from 2003 to 2009. At MoMA, Chong...

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UCCA Edge Releases Artist List for Opening Shanghai Show Ocula News UCCA Edge Releases Artist List for Opening Shanghai Show Shanghai, 10 May 2021

The exhibition is a who's who of the city's artists, with some surprising international inclusions.

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Gallery Weekend Beijing: Shows to See Ocula Feature Gallery Weekend Beijing: Shows to See By Tessa Moldan, Beijing

Ocula Magazine present a selection of highlights at this year's Gallery Weekend Beijing.

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China’s Post-Intranet Artists Get Personal Ocula Feature China’s Post-Intranet Artists Get Personal By Sam Gaskin, Auckland

China's post-80s artists are no longer all that 'young', nor do they much need that moniker. With the oldest of that generation fast approaching 40, to call them young would be misleading given how rapidly many of them rose to prominence during the tail-end of China's foreign collector-powered art boom and subsequent influx of domestic collectors....

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One Hand Clapping at the Guggenheim Museum, New York Ocula Feature One Hand Clapping at the Guggenheim Museum, New York By David Xu Borgonjon, New York

In the catalogue for One Hand Clapping, the final in a trilogy of commission-based shows focusing on art from Greater China organised by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and the Guggenheim Museum New York (4 May–21 October 2018), curator Xiaoyu Weng poses what she admits is a provocative question to consulting curator Hou Hanru : 'Do...

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The scene of a crime: Shanghai art week 2016 Ocula Feature The scene of a crime: Shanghai art week 2016 By Elliat Albrecht, Shanghai

Frankly though, I couldn't concentrate: a trade fair seemed trivial as social and political progress seemed on the brink of a steep and painful descent.

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Four exhibitions to see in Hong Kong this Spring Ocula Feature Four exhibitions to see in Hong Kong this Spring By Diana d'Arenberg, Hong Kong

Afterwork at Para Site 19 March to 29 May 2016 In a city where the problems and issues facing migrant workers—who make up approximately 4% of the population, and are mainly women—are seldom addressed, and where stories of injustice and tales of domestic-helper abuse by employers have been making headlines in the past...

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The Art You Missed During Art Basel in Hong Kong Ocula Feature The Art You Missed During Art Basel in Hong Kong By Sam Gaskin, Hong Kong

One local gallery manager described it as constipation: Hong Kong holds in its art activities all year before forcing everything out in the week that Art Basel comes to town. The fair alone is like a system of intestines: unraveled, the paths visitors have to walk to see all the works would stretch for kilometers. There is also a huge amount of...

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