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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See 20 Sep 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

London's galleries and museums are gearing up for a lively October, with Frieze London and Frieze Masters running between 3 and 6 October 2019 at Regent's Park, along with 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place across the same dates at Somerset House; and the tenth anniversary of the Sunday Art Fair, showcasing new and emerging artists...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Korakrit Arunanondchai

b. 1986, Thailand

Korakrit Arunanondchai (b. Thailand, 1986) uses video, painting and performance to engage with subjects such as history, self-representation, and cultural dislocation. Through a pastiche of styles and medium, his work seeks to find common ground between Western and Thai cultural narratives, belief systems and artistic practices. Arunanondchai earned his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2009 and his MFA from Columbia University in 2012. Solo exhibitions include 2557 (Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2) in collaboration with his brother Korapat Arunanondchai at Carlos / Ishikawa, London; Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door / The gift that keeps on giving (featuring boychild) at The Mistake Room, Los Angeles and the installation 2012-2555 at MoMA PS1, New York. In 2014 Arunanondchai participated in the touring group exhibition Beware Wet Paint at The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. Recent performances include The Last 3 Years and the Future (with boychild and AJGvojic) at the Old Selfridges Hotel, London for ICA Off-Site and 012-2555, 2556, Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names and the Future (with boychild, AJGvojic and Harry Bornstein), at Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Poland.

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Featured Artworks

Untitled 2 by Korakrit Arunanondchai contemporary artwork
Korakrit ArunanondchaiUntitled 2, 2013 Bleached denim, acrylic, synthetic gold foil and cigarettes
122 x 183 cm
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16th Istanbul Biennial Collapses Culture-Nature Divide Ocula Report 16th Istanbul Biennial Collapses Culture-Nature Divide 20 Sep 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

At the opening of the 16th Istanbul Biennial, The Seventh Continent (14 September–10 November 2019), curator Nicolas Bourriaud began his introduction with a clip from Werner Herzog's 1982 movie Fitzcarraldo, the story of a man who moves a steamship up a hill in the process of fulfilling a fantasy to build an opera house in the Amazon jungle. The...

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Whitney Biennial 2019: Between Resistance and Complicity Ocula Report Whitney Biennial 2019: Between Resistance and Complicity 31 May 2019 : Banyi Huang for Ocula

The longest-running survey of American art, the 79th instalment of the Whitney Biennial (17 May–22 September 2019) is driven by a collective sentiment of sociopolitical consciousness. Curated by Whitney staff curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley, the exhibition draws on the work of 75 artists and collectives working in the United States. On...

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Golden Jubilee: Art Brussels Ocula Report Golden Jubilee: Art Brussels 27 Apr 2018 : Denis Maksimov for Ocula

At the entrance of the fiftieth anniversary edition of Art Brussels (19–22 April 2018), Iván Navarro's Sediments (2017) at Galerie Templon's booth offered an appropriate 'welcome' into the bottomless world of an art fair—a world map rendered in lights that infinitely stretch into a void by way of an illusion created with mirrors. At La...

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Review: 'The Present in Drag,' 9th Berlin Biennale Related Press Review: 'The Present in Drag,' 9th Berlin Biennale Art Agenda : 7 June 2016

Berlin’s history of internecine violence is visible on its civic surface, a characteristic that holds currency in both mainstream and art tourism; what differentiates these two modes is a style rather than a politics. Who can say what a city means?Gentrification mistakes lack of capital for lack of life, confuses the unexploited with the...

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