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Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Ocula Conversation Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Tessa Moldan, Brussels

With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.

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Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Los Angeles

Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.

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Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Ocula Insight Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Apoorva Rajagopal, Dublin

Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.

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b. 1980, Indonesia

Wedhar Riyadi Biography

Wedhar Riyadi was born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 1980.  

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Riyadi is part of the generation that came to maturity during the late nineties period of political reform in Indonesia.  In his art, he explores the psychological connection that symbols have in popular culture, in turn creating fantasy worlds that seem playful yet disturbing in their distorted familiarity. Riyadi's artistic style is reminiscent of contemporary street art, graffiti and comics.

Wedhar Riyadi Featured Artworks

Pose #2 by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiPose #2, 2019Oil and spray paint on canvas
200 x 145 cm
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Pose by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiPose, 2019Oil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
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Body Bouquet by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiBody Bouquet, 2019Oil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
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Side View, Front View by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiSide View, Front View, 2019Oil on canvas
200 x 140 cm
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Patches by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiPatches, 2019Oil on canvas
200 x 145 cm
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Stack on a chair #2 by Wedhar Riyadi contemporary artwork
Wedhar RiyadiStack on a chair #2, 2019Oil on canvas
200 x 145 cm
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Wedhar Riyadi Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Wedhar Riyadi, Slices at Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
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25 May–16 June 2019 Wedhar Riyadi Slices Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

Wedhar Riyadi In Ocula Magazine

Art Jakarta: World spirit, Independence Day and Asian Games Ocula Report Art Jakarta: World spirit, Independence Day and Asian Games Hera Chan, Jakarta

A four-legged beast with an ornate mirror for a face and the hybridized horns of a Bawean deer stands in the centre of Chan + Hori Contemporary's booth at the tenth Art Jakarta (2–5 August 2018), housed in the Grand Ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton. This contemporary mythical beast is Lugas Syllabus's Wild Legend (2018): a strong teak wood testament...

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Wedhar Riyadi In Related Press

ArtJog aims to explore the 'Universal Influence' of contemporary art Related Press ArtJog aims to explore the 'Universal Influence' of contemporary art 31 May 2016, Jakarta Globe

Entering its ninth year, ArtJog has grown to become a pre-eminent event in Indonesia's art calendar, bringing together an array of works by leading contemporary artists as well as launching the career of emerging names. When it returns at Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, on May 27, the annual art fair will showcase 97 works by 72 local...

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A new generation of Indonesian artists Related Press A new generation of Indonesian artists 2 March 2016, Art Radar

The works in Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7 , which were part of the Asia-Pacific Triennial’s 2012-2013 focus on Indonesia, will visit a total of 12 galleries throughout Queensland until September 2017. They range from explosively coloured paintings to video and digital works, tackling social issues with vibrancy and humour. The pieces...

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