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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere Latest Ocula Report Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere By Soo-Min Shim, Sydney

'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'

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Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 Ocula Insight Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 By Stephanie Bailey, London

In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .

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b. 1962, Australia

Tom Alberts Biography

Painter & portraitist, exhibits in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth. Tom Alberts chronicles contemporary life, yet figures often seem to have entered the stage from another era and the events that are about to engross them are yet to begin. Time is therefore uncertain, the only imprecise element in a pictorial space that is extremely precise. This paradox is at the core of his approach to picture making. Drawing from sources as divergent as film noir, numerous artists from the Renaissance, Rembrandt, and everyday experience, he has constructed a body of work that engages us in a tangible sense of confrontation with the mysteries and incongruities of the commonplace. 

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