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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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'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. 1978, SAR, China

Lam Tung-Pang Biography

Born in Hong Kong in 1978, Lam Tung-pang studied at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Central St. Martins College of Art, London. He currently lives in Hong Kong. A question he posed in 2011—'What does tradition mean today? How is it perceived and what does it contribute to our contemporary life?'—may be seen as the unifying characteristic of his varied practice in which references to classical tradition are subverted by commonplace objects and modern-day materials such as plywood replace silk or Xuan paper. As, such, Lam's process demonstrates how he oscillates between one aesthetic to another and integrates the different contradictory fluxes of a society in constant movement—journey and landscape are essential as passages between places and times, memories and dreams.

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Lam has exhibited extensively worldwide and has works in throughout private and public collections including Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong Museum of Art as well as commission work by the Hong Kong Legislative Council. Lam is the first Chinese artist to win the Hunting Art Prize in the UK and is also one of the few Hong Kong artists to have exhibited at the Tate Modern. In addition, he was awarded the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship, is recognised for his contributions to the development of culture and arts by The Secretary for Home Affairs and was awarded the award for Best Artist (Visual Arts) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

Text courtesy Chambers Fine Art.

Lam Tung-Pang Featured Artworks

The Window Cannot be Seen No.5 by Lam Tung-Pang contemporary artwork
Lam Tung-PangThe Window Cannot be Seen No.5, 2017Charcoal and acrylic on panel
160 x 90 cm
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Lam Tung Pang and Abby Chen Ocula Conversation Lam Tung Pang and Abby Chen By Dr Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Hong Kong

Born in Hong Kong in 1978, Lam Tung Pang is known for his paintings and drawings on plywood, along with site-specific installations, sound works, and videos that embody relationships between humans, nature, and the built environment. In the large-scale painting Centuries of Hong Kong (2011), for instance, which is housed at the Legislative...

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