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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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Golnaz Fathi

b. 1972, Iran

Iranian artist Golnaz Fathi, born in 1972, studied classical calligraphy before she established her own style of working. She received a Bachelor of Arts in graphics from Azad Art University, Tehran, and studied at the Iranian Society of Calligraphy. Drawing on her extensive training as a calligrapher, Fathi uses texts and letters as formal elements, transforming traditional calligraphy into a personal artistic language.

Golnaz Fathi’s works are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Brighton & Hove Museum, England; Carnegie Mellon University, Doha; the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur; The Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore; the British Museum, London; the Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi; and The Farjam Collection, Dubai. She has exhibited in galleries and cultural centers around the world, including the October Gallery, London and Art Forum of Wiesbaden, Germany. In 2011, she was named one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Honorees.

Featured Artworks

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Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2014 Acrylic, pen and varnish on canvas
146 x 128 x 5 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Acrylic, pen and varnish on canvas
40 x 60 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Acrylic and varnish on canvas
130 x 190 x 4 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
140 x 170 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Out of My Hands by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiOut of My Hands, 2017 Pen on canvas
100 x 242 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Pen and acrylic on canvas
120 x 120 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Pen and acrylic on canvas
120 x 120 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Golnaz Fathi contemporary artwork
Golnaz FathiUntitled, 2017 Acrylic, pen and varnish on canvas
170 x 115 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Singapore Summer Show at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
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13 June–10 August 2019 Group Exhibition Singapore Summer Show Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Women's Work at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
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18 January–2 March 2019 Group Exhibition Women's Work Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
Contemporary art exhibition, Golnaz Fathi, A Long Line Without a Word 字里行间 at Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai
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26 May–22 July 2018 Golnaz Fathi A Long Line Without a Word 字里行间 Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai

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Highlights from the seventh edition of Art Stage Singapore Related Press Highlights from the seventh edition of Art Stage Singapore The National : 18 January 2017

‘Contemporary art is not a decoration, it is a statement. It is a wonderful ­seismograph of our societies and realities.'These words were part of the opening speech given last week by founder Lorenzo Rudolf at the seventh edition of Art Stage Singapore in the South-east Asian island city.Rudolf, from Switzerland, has made it his mission to...

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Observing 'In Silence' Related Press Observing 'In Silence' RanDian : 30 August 2016

Every year, for a single day, the island of Bali grinds to a halt. No planes thunder overhead, and its bustling beaches lie empty. The streets are deserted, and Bali’s residents are all indoors, meditating or even fasting. The following day, the new year is celebrated and Bali thrums with energy once more. This single, silent day, Nyepi, has...

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