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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Ellen Altfest Ocula Conversation Ellen Altfest

The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...

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Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance Ocula Report Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance 8 Feb 2019 : Nada Raza for Ocula

On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...

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Trevor Yeung

b. 1988, China

Trevor Yeung graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts of Hong Kong Baptist University in 2010. Since 2010 Yeung has focused on developing personal projects. Yeung's practice uses botanic ecology, horticulture, photography and installations as metaphors that reference the emancipation of everyday aspirations toward human relationships.

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Fish Mouth (Singing) by Trevor Yeung contemporary artwork Trevor YeungFish Mouth (Singing), 2015 Archival inkjet print, C-print, Glass
62.5 x 32.5 x 4.5 cm
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Trevor Yeung Ocula Conversation Trevor Yeung Artist, Hong Kong

Trevor Yeung is the first Hong Kong-based artist I met when I arrived to live in the city. Having graduated in 2010 from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, he was working at the non-profit Para Site when we were introduced. I would see him from time to time at art events, but it was some time before I saw his work. When I...

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Ocula Report: The Tenth Shanghai Biennale Ocula Report Ocula Report: The Tenth Shanghai Biennale 12 Dec 2014 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Biennials are inherently messy. Gathering hundreds of pieces by international artists working in different mediums creates an exponential number of echoes and dissonances. Their messiness differs, though, in kind and degree, as exemplified in recent Shanghai Biennales.

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Trevor Yeung: Where I work Related Press Trevor Yeung: Where I work ArtAsiaPacific : 29 December 2016

Behind a narrow nursery in Mong Kok’s Flower Market, tiny plant specimens glow like mutant organisms under a pulsing UV light. Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung inspects their bulbous caudices. Some sprout baby vines as thin as hairs; others carry cracks like those found on hoary tortoise shells. Although diminutive in size, these plants—some of which...

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On sunsets, horticulture and human relationships: Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung, in conversation Related Press On sunsets, horticulture and human relationships: Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung, in conversation Art Radar Journal : 18 November 2016

Starting from 24 September and running until 19 November 2016, The Sunset of Last Summer is Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung’s latest solo show at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong. Born in 1988 in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China, Yeung graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2010. The exhibition,...

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Trevor Yeung: 'The Sunset of Last Summer' at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong Related Press Trevor Yeung: 'The Sunset of Last Summer' at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong ArtAsiaPacific : 11 November 2016

In The Sunset of Last Summer, Trevor Yeung’s solo exhibition at Blindspot Gallery, the artist shares a subtle biopic of his own past love affairs, as well as new reflections on his life. The combination of photographs, found objects, horticulture and sculpture creates a dynamic space indicative of Yeung’s mind and memory, and...

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Preview: 6 highlights from Asia Now art fair, Paris Related Press Preview: 6 highlights from Asia Now art fair, Paris Art Radar Journal : 19 October 2016

The Parisian edition of Asia Now, 20 – 23 October 2016, intends to create a France-based platform for commercial and 'intellectual exchange' for the Asia-pacific arts community. Art Radar previews 6 must sees and speaks to Director Alexandra Fain about the fair in its second edition as well as curator Magda Danysz about the special...

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