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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity Ocula Conversation Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity

Moving across installation, painting, drawing, and writing, Malaysia-born and London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh explores the political, social, and economic complexities of humanity, using a mosaic of information—from advertising slogans and pornographic imagery to newspaper articles—that she subjects to processes of layering,...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Chantal Akerman

b. 1950, Belgium

Chantal Akerman was born in 1950 in Brussels, Belgium, She currently lives and works in Paris.

One of the most important filmmakers of her generation, Chantal Akerman has been a leading figure in European experimental cinema since the early seventies. Important solo exhibitions of Akerman’s work have been held at the Museum for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium (2012), MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts (2008), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (2006); Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ (2006); and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2003). Akerman has participated in Documenta XI (2002) and the Venice Biennale (2001). In 2011 a film retrospective of Akerman’s work was shown at the Vienna Film Festival.

Featured Artworks

Now by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanNow, 2015 7 channel HD video installation, 5 back projections on Plexiglas screens, 2 floor projections, colour, 5 mono and stereo soundtracks, various objects, looped
Marian Goodman Gallery
In the Mirror by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanIn the Mirror, 1971 16 mm black and white film transferred to digital format, 14 mins 21 secs
Marian Goodman Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Chantal Akerman, NOW at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
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14 September–21 October 2017 Chantal Akerman NOW Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

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Yes! After months and months of speculation, prayers, and rumors, the Venice Biennale has released the artist list for its 56th edition, “All the World’s Futures,” which is being curated by Okwui Enwezor. At a quick glance, it looks like a thrillingly eclectic list, counting among its participants giants like Bruce Nauman, Adrian...

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