b. 1966, Germany

Hito Steyerl Ocula Magazine

Stephanie Syjuco on Rendering the Nation Ocula Conversation Stephanie Syjuco on Rendering the Nation By Stephanie Bailey, Fort Worth

Stephanie Syjuco reflects on how her practice has evolved to focus on the lived implications of nationalism in America.

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Sabih Ahmed: Expanding the Definitions of South Asia Ocula Conversation Sabih Ahmed: Expanding the Definitions of South Asia By Nadine Khalil, Dubai

At Ishara Art Foundation, curator Sabih Ahmed continues to position art in Asia 'through a prism of complex geographies'.

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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World By Despina Zefkili, London

Hito Steyerl reflects on evolving local and global politics in the art world and beyond, talking frankly about recent protests against corporate sponsorship and creating sustainable structures within the field.

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Maria Lind and Margarida Mendes Ocula Conversation Maria Lind and Margarida Mendes By Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi, Gwangju

The 'eighth climate' is a title rather than a theme, a title which indicates an inter-world which has a number of similarities with how contemporary art is functioning.

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Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh Ocula Conversation Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh By Rachael Vance, Brisbane

Having held the dual role of co-directors of Brisbane’s Institute of Modern Art (IMA) for almost two years, Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh have shaken up the city’s contemporary art land

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Art Encounters Biennial in Romania Finds Meaning in Disjunction Ocula Feature Art Encounters Biennial in Romania Finds Meaning in Disjunction By Laurie Barron, Timișoara

The 4th Art Encounters Biennial conveys sensibilities of 'distance, anamorphism and vertigo'.

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A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures Ocula Feature A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures By Hutch Wilco, Beijing

Le Supermarché des Images at the Red Brick Art Musem in Beijing considers the saturation of online information.

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A Guide to the Extreme Self in the Age of You Ocula Insight A Guide to the Extreme Self in the Age of You By Dorian Batycka, Dubai

Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, and Hans Ulrich Obrist's new graphic novel The Extreme Self attempts to track the accelerated hieroglyphs of the emoji age.

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Black Lives Matter Tops ArtReview Power 100 in 2020 Ocula News Black Lives Matter Tops ArtReview Power 100 in 2020 London, 3 December 2020

The list remains overwhelmingly dominated by people, institutions and movements in the Western world.

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In a Rebuke to Power Lists, Collecteurs Announces Substance 100 Ocula News In a Rebuke to Power Lists, Collecteurs Announces Substance 100 New York, 10 April 2020

Digital Museum Collecteurs has announced its list of the top 100 artists and activists making global change.

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Hito Steyerl and Nan Goldin Join Art Professionals Supporting Bernie Sanders Ocula News Hito Steyerl and Nan Goldin Join Art Professionals Supporting Bernie Sanders Tokyo, 25 February 2020

With Trump threatening to defund the arts, Sanders promises 'I will be an arts president.'

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Feature MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern By Mohammad Salemy, New York

Mohammad Salemy reports on art historical and political redress within The Museum of ModernArt's permanent collection after the museum's recent expansion.

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