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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Veronica Kent

b. 1970, Australia

Veronica Kent studied at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia and continues to live in Melbourne. Kent employs painting, drawing, installation, digital imaging, and performance in her practice. Kent is also one half of an ongoing collaboration with Sean Peoples exploring telepathy as both metaphor and method. Their work The Telepathy Project, has been exhibited and performed in Australia, France, Spain, Germany and the USA.

Recent group exhibitions include Speech Objects, (Musée de l'Objet, Blois, France 2011); Telepathy and Love: The Spanish Apartment (OZCO Barcelona Studio, Spain and West Space, Melbourne 2011); Material Conversion (Grimmuseum, Berlin 2011) and TableLampChairBigPainting (Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne 2010); Recent solo presentations of her work include Fold Me, (Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne 2012), Veronica Kent (Ryan Renshaw, Brisbane 2012) Headhunters (Fehily Temporary, Melbourne 2010).

Kent has been the recipient of numerous awards, grants and residencies including the Australia Council for the Arts 2011 Barcelona Residency, 2011 Melbourne University traveling scholarships to research at the Freud Museums in London and Vienna, the Dowd Foundation traveling scholarship in Athens, and Arts Victoria and City of Melbourne Presentation grants. Her work is held in private collections in Australia, the United States and Europe.

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Neverwhere brings together the work of eight contemporary Australian artists to disturb distinctions between our real and imagined selves, between authentic and fantastical scenarios. Works in this exhibition perform and postulate identity however narratives are largely informed by external - often mysterious - forces, both seen and unseen. The...

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