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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere Latest Ocula Report Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere By Soo-Min Shim, Sydney

'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'

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Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 Ocula Insight Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 By Stephanie Bailey, London

In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .

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b. 1973, New Zealand

Fiona Amundsen Biography

Fiona Amundsen's practice engages with social anthropology, combining photography, documentary and historical traumas to produce pseudo ethnographic records. Particularly she is interested in the representation of Anglo-American and Japanese pre/post war narratives, choosing to complicate military histories and memorials. 

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Amundsen sees herself as a cultural outsider and yet her works are augmented by a uniquely Asia Pacific background. She recieved a master of Social Sciences from the University of Waikato in 2005, and is curently a senior lecturer at AUT in Art Theory/History and Photography, Auckland, New Zealand.

Fiona Amundsen In Ocula Magazine

Nominees Announced for New Zealand’s Walters Prize Ocula News Nominees Announced for New Zealand’s Walters Prize Auckland, 9 April 2020

The works include a 14m-tall rope weaving, remixed footage from WWII, and video of newspapers being bleached.

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Fiona Amundsen In Related Press

IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia Related Press IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia 24 February 2015, Pataka Art + Museum

Since 2007 the Asia New Zealand Foundation has run a programme of residency opportunities in Asia for emerging and mid-career New Zealand artists. An exhibition of works by artists who have benefited from these residencies will be opened at Pataka Art + Museum in early 2015 as part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th anniversary...

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