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Ocula ReportLa dotta, la rossa, la grassa: the 42nd Arte Fiera, Bologna15 Feb 2018 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula{{document.location.href}}
Bologna is a city with many names. First, there is 'la dotta' (or 'the learned one') in honour of its university, the oldest in the western world (established in the 11th century), which counts Petrarch, Copernicus, Dante and, more recently, the cult (and controversial) Bologna-born filmmaker, Pier Paolo Pasolini, among its alumni. Its second...
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Ocula ConversationCory ArcangelArtist, USA{{document.location.href}}
Going through Cory Arcangel's website feels like riding across waves of digital archaeologies, where things endlessly fold and unfold. The site meticulously presents every aspect of Arcangel's practice, including detailed information about exhibitions and artworks for which the artist has become known. These include his 'game modifications' (or...
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Ocula ReportBeyond the Zone: the 5th Material Art Fair15 Feb 2018 : Robert Ayers for Ocula{{document.location.href}}
Now in its fifteenth year, Zona Maco México Arte Contemporáneo (7–11 February 2018) is rightly regarded as one of the more important events on the international art fair circuit. Without a doubt, it is the grande dame of Mexico City's early-February Art Week, claiming to be 'the epicentre of collecting in Latin America'. But this year, fairgoers...
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In his frenzied video, K-CoreaINC.K (Section A), Ryan Trecartin (b.1981) creates a satire of global corporate culture.  His characters, dubbed ‘Koreas’, are exaggerated stereotypes of the everyday office worker. They don blond wigs, office-casual wear and powder their faces, which Trecartin calls ‘workface’. Devoid of linear narrative, the video depicts characters in bizarre but strangely recognizable scenarios acting in ways that subvert our expectations of the business world.  This K-CoreaINC.K (Section A) is just one part of seven videos that together comprise Trecartin’s epic Any Ever series.  At the very young age of thirty Trecartin already has mounted solo exhibitions in such prominent institutions such as MoMA P.S.1., New York, NY; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria, and distinguished himself as a prominent artist of the younger generation.

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