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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. 1974, Denmark

Jesper Just Biography

Jesper Just uses the language of cinema to confront and divert the stereotypical Hollywood constructs of masculinity and femininity, as well as the biased representation of minorities and people with disabilities in mainstream culture. His short films and multi-projection video installations question the mechanisms of cinematic identification and break the viewers’ expectations of narrative closure by unfolding surreal-like, emotionally ambiguous, open-ended, and often silent situations of encounters. Whereas his use of lush, elaborated film scores plays a crucial part in creating an overall deceitful sense of narrative progression, music rather than speech also often serves as the sole means of communication between the protagonists of his unfathomable plots. Being interested in how public and private spaces define and shape the nature and extent of human interactions, Jesper Just further plays with the notion of architecture performing in his films and installations to echo and expand his characters’ enigmatic journeys.

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Jesper Just Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Jesper Just, Corporealités at Perrotin, New York
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14 January–15 February 2020 Jesper Just Corporealités Perrotin, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Jesper Just, Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities) at Perrotin, Hong Kong
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1 September–11 November 2017 Jesper Just Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities) Perrotin, Hong Kong

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