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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Khvay Samnang

b. 1982, Cambodia

Khvay holds a BA in Painting (Royal University of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, 2006). He is a founding member of the artist collective Stiev Selapak and the spaces Sa Sa Art Projects and SA SA BASSAC. Selected recent exhibitions include If the World Changed, 4th Singapore Biennale, Singapore; Everyday Life, 4th Asian Art Biennial, Taiwan; Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video, Jewish Museum, New York; Phnom Penh: Rescue Archaeology, ifa, Berlin and Stuttgart; ROUNDTABLE, Tobias Rehberger Pavilion 'You Owe Me. I Don't Owe You Nothin.' Gwangju Biennale. The artist participated in the Creator in Residence program Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo in 2011, and currently staying in Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, a prestigious artist residence program in Berlin. In 2014 he participated in a group exhibition at Jeu de Paume, Paris, where he will have a solo exhibition in June 2015. 

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Aaron Seeto Ocula Conversation Aaron Seeto Curatorial Manager of Asian and Pacific Art, QAGOMA

This month the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane, Australia, plays host to the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8). Renowned as a platform for surveying the vast geographic expanse of Asian and Pacific contemporary art, the triennial continues to uphold a long-term commitment to the region....

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In Related Press

'Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia' at the Arts Centre Melbourne Related Press 'Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia' at the Arts Centre Melbourne Art Radar Journal : 25 April 2017

A new exhibition at the Arts Centre Melbourne gathers together the pioneers of performance art in Southeast Asia. Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia, part of the Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts events across the city will be on until 21 May 2017.

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The Asia Pacific Triennial Chooses the Margins as a Radical Space Related Press The Asia Pacific Triennial Chooses the Margins as a Radical Space Hyperallergic : 22 January 2016

BRISBANE, Australia — Suppressed voices, marginalized histories, and public spaces take center stage at the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial (APT8), displayed at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane, Australia. Throughout the exhibit, art and activism bring the outside in, the peripheral to the center, and the...

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Khvay Samnang At Tomio Koyama Gallery, Singapore Related Press Khvay Samnang At Tomio Koyama Gallery, Singapore Helmi Yusof for The Business Times / 06 June 2014 : 30 June 2014

Khvay Samnang is one of Cambodia's most prominent artists who's frequently invited to show his works at international art events including the Singapore Biennale.But like many Cambodian artists, he is cautious when talking about his art, for fear of government reprisals should his art be deemed anti-government.His photo exhibition...

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