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Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Ocula Conversation Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Stephanie Bailey, Singapore

STPI's Emi Eu reflects on S.E.A. Focus, an STPI project platforming artists and galleries from Southeast Asia, in the wake of Art Stage's decline in 2019 and ahead of the launch of Singapore's new art fair, Art SG, in October 2020.

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New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Ocula Report New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Kanika Anand, New Delhi

With India Art Fair set to open amid nationwide protests, Kanika Anand introduces shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata that express shifting socio-political identities, modes of resistance, and explorations of place-making.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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Thumbing their noses: Performance art around Beijing looks past contemporary art market Related Press Thumbing their noses: Performance art around Beijing looks past contemporary art market 12 December 2016, ARTNews

This past June, Beijing’s Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) presented a major exhibition of the work of Robert Rauschenberg, pairing his 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece (1981–98) with work he made during the 1980s in and about China. Concurrent with the exhibition’s opening, UCCA invited students of Chinese artist Qiu Zhijie...

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Critic's Guide: Shanghai Related Press Critic's Guide: Shanghai 9 November 2016, Frieze

In June, a new local policy banning private entities from renting state-owned property meant BANK was evicted from its previous gallery space – the Union Bank building near Shanghai’s Bund district that gave the gallery its name. Now BANK has finally announced a solo by Austin Lee as the inaugural show of its new venue in Xuhui...

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Nadim Abbas: ‘The Last Vehicle’ at UCCA, Beijing Related Press Nadim Abbas: ‘The Last Vehicle’ at UCCA, Beijing 19 September 2016, Art Radar Journal

From 19 August to 23 October 2016, the Long Gallery at UCCA hosts Abbas’ latest multimedia artwork The Last Vehicle, which divides the space into two separate yet interrelated segments – part alien landscape, part domestic living quarters – mirroring today’s ‘virtually-focused’ life.  People in the...

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Review: New Museum Triennial Related Press Review: New Museum Triennial 5 March 2015, The New York Times

If you’re fed up with big joke-shop sculpture, diva spectacles and brain-dead abstraction, the New Museum’s 2015 Triennial, titled “Surround Audience,” will come as a break in the clouds. Not a full flood of new light, but a pull in a different direction, a microgravity shift in a gross-objects industry. It’s a...

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Nadim Abbas Provides An Apocalyptic Watering Hole Related Press Nadim Abbas Provides An Apocalyptic Watering Hole 14 May 2014, Yuan-Kwan Chan for Meniscus / 13 May 2014

Piles of rice bags covered with silhouettes of hot pink weevils.  Cocktails resembling lab experiments.  Sci-fi music.  Crude animations.  Waitstaff milling around in white coats. These are just a few elements in the latest installment of the Absolut Art Bar, now a fixture at all three Art Basel stops.  For the second...

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Artist Interview: Nadim Abbas Related Press Artist Interview: Nadim Abbas 12 May 2014, Art Radar / 09 May 2014

Nadim Abbas is known for his thought-provoking and well-researched installations and artworks. He studied at London’s Chelsea College of Art and Design and also holds an MPhil in Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong. His works draw on themes from literature, science and psychology and often reference everyday objects....

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Nadim Abbas' Absolut Art Bar Related Press Nadim Abbas' Absolut Art Bar 15 February 2014, Zoe Ll for Artinfo / 13 February 2014

Out of all the highs and lows of Art Basel’s first Hong Kong fair last year, the one project that people are still talking about now, particularly during cocktail hour, is the Absolut art bar created by artist Adrian Wong (read more about that here and here). The cocktail-bar-as-art-installation is returning this year under the helm of...

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