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The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at LACMA Ocula Report The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at LACMA 18 Jan 2019 : Perwana Nazif for Ocula

The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (9 December 2018–23 June 2019) is billed as the first comprehensive survey of Sri Lankan art organised by a U.S. museum, with around 240 works—including decorative objects, textiles, photographs, and historical works from the museum's own collection of Sri Lankan...

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Ellen Pau Ocula Conversation Ellen Pau Artist

A radiographer by training, Ellen Pau is a self-taught artist who emerged from Hong Kong's fledgling contemporary art scene of the late 1980s, when video was a comparatively nascent medium. In 1986, Pau co-founded Videotage—a non-profit organisation that specialises in the promotion and preservation of video and new media art. Pau has an...

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Singapore Art Week: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Singapore Art Week: Exhibitions to See 18 Jan 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

S.E.A. Focus, the new boutique art fair by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery, will take centre stage during this year's Singapore Art Week (19–27 January 2019). Running between 24 and 27 January 2019, 26 galleries will participate in the inaugural edition, showcasing modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art within a pop-up structure in...

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Fiona Connor

b. 1981, New Zealand

Fiona Connor (born Auckland, 1982) competed her BFA/BA at Univeristy of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts in 2004. She has studied at University of California in San Diego and University of Barcelona, and most recently completed her MFA at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Los Angeles.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Untitled (Mural Design), Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin (2012); Murals and Print, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles (2012); Reading the map while driving, CalArts, Los Angeles (2011); Something Transparent (please go round the back), Michael Lett, Auckland (2009); and Notes on the half the page, Gambia Castle, Auckland (2008). Connor’s work has been shown in group exhibitions throughout New Zealand and internationally including: Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012); Prospect: New Zealand Art Now, City Gallery, Wellington (2011); De-Building, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch (2011); On Forgery: is one thing better than another?, LAXART, Los Angeles (2011); NEW10, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne (2010).

In 2011 Connor received an Award for Partonage donation from Chartwell Trust and the Arts Foundation of New Zealand, and in 2010 she was a finalist in the Walters Prize.

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Featured Artworks

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Community Notice Board (Joshua Tree Laundry) by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorCommunity Notice Board (Joshua Tree Laundry), 2018 silkscreen and UV print on aluminum, vinyl, pins, tape, staples, cast resin
135 x 115 x 2.5 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Untitled #9 by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorUntitled #9, 2018 Cast resin, black paint
71 x 122 x 2 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Untitled #7 by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorUntitled #7, 2017 Cast resin, cream paint
685 x 2335 x 22 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Untitled #5 by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorUntitled #5, 2016 Cast resin, green paint
2080 x 1120 x 25 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Untitled #6 by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorUntitled #6, 2017 Cast resin, black paint
1700 x 1190 x 76 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Closed Down Clubs, Ollie’s Lounge by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorClosed Down Clubs, Ollie’s Lounge, 2017 Wood door, paint, acrylic, silkscreen print on aluminium, vinyl, staples
940 x 2007 x 44 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Closed Down Clubs, American Apparel by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorClosed Down Clubs, American Apparel, 2017 Aluminium door, paint, acrylic, silkscreen print on aluminium, vinyl
914 x 2134 x 51 cm
Hopkinson Mossman
Closed Down Clubs, French Bistro by Fiona Connor contemporary artwork Fiona ConnorClosed Down Clubs, French Bistro, 2017 Aluminium door, paint, acrylic, silkscreen print on aluminium, vinyl
813 x 2032 x 51 cm
Hopkinson Mossman

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Fiona Connor, Oliver Perkins, Shadow Work at Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland
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2 August–1 September 2018 Fiona Connor, Oliver Perkins Shadow Work Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland
Contemporary art exhibition, Fiona Connor, Closed Down Clubs & Monochromes at Hopkinson Mossman, Wellington
Closed
9 March–14 April 2018 Fiona Connor Closed Down Clubs & Monochromes Hopkinson Mossman, Wellington
Contemporary art exhibition, Fiona Connor, Brick, Cane and Paint at Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland
Closed
15 November–17 December 2016 Fiona Connor Brick, Cane and Paint Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

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Fiona Connor, 'Closed Down Clubs' at Mak Center for Art and Architecture Related Press Fiona Connor, 'Closed Down Clubs' at Mak Center for Art and Architecture Artforum : 10 July 2018

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Review: Art Basel and Liste Related Press Review: Art Basel and Liste Art Agenda : 19 June 2016

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