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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World

'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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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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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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