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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World

'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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Lalin Jinasena

b. 1977, Sri Lanka

About Lalin Jinasena - The Artist First introduced to photography at the early age of 8 by his father who taught him the basics on his Nikon FE2, Lalin Jinasena has since crafted his art of Photography throughout his years, developing a contemporary art and composition ethos. Frequent visits to Wildlife Sanctuaries in Sri Lanka, where Lalin grew up, honed his self-taught skills. Today his photographs capture moments in time that instil a rare sense of awe. He photographs wherever he travels, and his repertoire includes Wildlife, Portrait, Scenery & Landscapes, Architecture, and Macro photography. Lalin is an award‐winning Designer by profession, specializing in architectural, interior and furniture design. He coupled this passion with his background in hotel management to create Casa Colombo, a multi award winning 12 suite designer hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Lalin is 37, and married to Michelle Sielman, a talented fashion designer. They live in Singapore and travel extensively where Lalin is rarely seen without his trusty camera.

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