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Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Ocula Conversation Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ By Jareh Das, New York

Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...

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Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Ocula Report Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements By Radha Mahendru, Dhaka

Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.

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Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist By Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's recent watercolour paintings, showing at Chambers Fine Art in New York from 3 March, trigger pareidolia—the phenomenon of seeing random objects or patterns where they do not exist.

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b. 1969, India

Jaishri Abichandani Biography

Born in Bombay, India, Jaishri Abichandani immigrated to New York City in 1984. She received her MFA from Goldsmiths College, University of London and founded the South Asian Women's Creative Collective in New York and London. Abichandani's works have been exhibited at MoMA PS1, Queens Museum, Nature Morte & Gallery Chemould, India, and Guangzhou Triennial, China among others. Her curatorial projects include Sultana's Dream, Exploding the Lotus, Artists in Exile and many others. Her works are included in international collections including the Peabody Essex Museum Collection, Burger Collection, the Asia Art Archive Collection, and the Saatchi Collection.

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Dangerous Art: A Stark But Inspiring New Exhibit Related Press Dangerous Art: A Stark But Inspiring New Exhibit 6 April 2019, npr

A rickety-looking wooden boat is piled high with overstuffed bags covered in colorfully patterned African fabrics. Hanging overboard: a collection of plastic teapot-shaped pots and gasoline cans. Instead of floating on water, this ark is adrift on an ocean of green glass bottles. The boat is actually a piece of art called Road to Exile , by the...

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