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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Ellen Altfest Ocula Conversation Ellen Altfest

The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...

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Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance Ocula Report Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance 8 Feb 2019 : Nada Raza for Ocula

On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...

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Jeremy Everett

b. 1979, USA

Born in Colorado, USA in 1979 and based in New York, Everett is a mixed media artist whose practice encompasses video and painting. With an initial degree in Landscape Architecture, Everett traversed into the making of art by completing a MFA at the University of Toronto. Everett was exposed in the formative parts of his early career to raw space, the vibrating yet contemplative existence elicited by bare earth. He is inspired by artists exploring the relationship between land and art such as Robert Smithson and Michael Heizer.

Everett's work stems from a centre of intuition and subtly evolves beyond process and creation; neither never fully created not complete, its significance is in its evolving state between beauty and decay. The resulting work has translucent qualities; they shimmer, glean, and glisten, while encouraging a contemplative engagement that challenges how you look at yourself, and how you view your surroundings. Everett's work is hypnotic, transcendental and disturbing whilst simultaneously pervading a mesmerising quality. It does not spell out what you should see but rather opens your mind to numerous transformative possibilities. 

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, CONDO at Kate MacGarry, London
12 January–9 February 2019 Group Exhibition CONDO Kate MacGarry, London

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Edouard Malingue Gallery announces Jeremy Everett's solo exhibition opening Feb. 3 in Hong Kong Related Press Edouard Malingue Gallery announces Jeremy Everett's solo exhibition opening Feb. 3 in Hong Kong Cafa Art Info : 4 February 2016

Canvases finely layered by traces of molecular paint pigment; flashing sequential imagery of an overturned milk truck, the unctuous fluid spreading across an indistinct American highway; an immersive cubicle composed of paintings, a setting that mimics their process of creation. These are but elements of the recent works by emerging artist Jeremy...

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Controlled Disruption / Jeremy Everett Related Press Controlled Disruption / Jeremy Everett Flash Art : 20 October 2015

Born in Colorado in 1979, artist Jeremy Everett lived in Paris and recently moved to Los Angeles. Darren Flook talks with him about the greatest American monuments, Land Art and construction sites.

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Edouard Malingue: Invisible Light Related Press Edouard Malingue: Invisible Light Art Asia Pacific : 4 March 2015

Invisible Light, at Edouard Malingue Gallery’s new space in Hong Kong, is another exploration of such ideas, ambitiously drawing together five artists from Hong Kong, Istanbul, Paris and New York, whose works contemplate both the literal and metaphorical properties and associations of light. The works in the exhibit each evoke and manipulate...

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