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Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Nicole Wermers

b. 1971, Germany

Nicole Wermers (b. 1971, Emsdetten, DE) lives and works in London.

In 2015, Wermers was a Turner Prize nominee, for which she exhibited the installation Infrastruktur, originally shown at Herald St, London. Wermers is currently the professor of sculpture at University Mozarteum in Salzburg. In 2016, she launched her artist’s book Croissants & Architecture published by Motto Books.

In 2018, Wermers will have her most comprehensive solo show to date, Women Between Buildings, at Kunstverein in Hamburg, accompanied by a major monograph. Recent solo exhibitions include: Infrastruktur, Herald St, London, 2015; Hier Und Jetzt/ Hic Et Nuc, curated by Cosima Rainer, Stift Klosterneuburg, Vienna, 2014; The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston upon Thames, 2014; Manners (site-specific sculpture), Tate Britain, London, 2013; austern mit senf / ostriche con senape, S.A.L.E.S., Rome, 2013; II Dehors, Villa Massimo German Academy, Rome, 2012; Hôtel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 2011; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 2007; Camden Arts Centre, London, 2006; Secession, Vienna, 2004.

Recent group shows include: Die Zelle, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, 2018; Tainted Love (Where did our love go), Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, 2017; In Awe, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, 2017; Wie werden wir uns wiedererkennen, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, 2017; Elevation 1046, curated by Neville Wakefield & Olympia Scarry, Gstaad, 2017; Everything is About to Happen, curated by Gregorio Magnani, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, 2016; Quiz 2, curated by Alexis Vaillant & Robert Stadler, MUDAM, Luxembourg, 2016; Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow (2015); Function Follows Vision, Vision Follows Reality, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2015; Some/Things, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, 2014; Contemporary Collage, The Photographers' Gallery, London, 2013; Re-Generation, MACRO, Rome, 2012; The shape we are in, Zabludowicz Collection, London, 2011; Library of Babel / In And Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London, 2010; The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, 2010; Around The World in 80 Days, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2006; Tate Triennale, curated by Beatrix Ruf, Tate Britain, London (2006); Pin Ups – Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London, 2004.

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Featured Artworks

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Seasons #14 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #14, 2019 Mounted C-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
80 x 67.5 x 5 cm
Herald St
Seasons #1 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #1, 2018 Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St
Seasons #3 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #3, 2018 Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St
Seasons #2 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #2, 2018 Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St
Moodboard #10 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersMoodboard #10, 2018 Baby changing unit, cast terrazzo
49 x 87 x 51 cm
Herald St
Untitled Bike-rack by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersUntitled Bike-rack, 2018 Stainless steel
68 x 320 x 95 cm
Herald St
Moodboard #2 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersMoodboard #2, 2016 Baby changing unit, terrazzo
48.9 x 88.3 x 58.4 cm
Herald St

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Markus Amm, Nicole Wermers, Seasons at Herald St, London
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25 September–10 November 2018 Markus Amm, Nicole Wermers Seasons Herald St, Museum St, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition at Herald St, London
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21 February–24 March 2018 Group Exhibition Group Exhibition Herald St, Museum St, London

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