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Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale Ocula Conversation Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest Francophone nation in Africa with vast resources and nearly 80 million inhabitants, is a place where commodities play a vital role in the national economy and the country's significance on the world stage. This is the context from which the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale (24 October–24 November...

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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline Ocula Report
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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline 13 Dec 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

From 20 to 21 July 2019, Artspace Sydney held a two-day symposium that brought artists in conversation with leading curators, writers, activists, academics, diplomats, and journalists from across Asia. The symposium was the final chapter of the 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS exhibition, publication, website, and Instagram project. Instigated and...

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We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator Ocula News We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator 13 December 2019

The Power Station of Art will make a fitting location for Andrés Jaque, whose past projects expose the politics concealed by buried pipes and managed cables. Spanish architect, writer, and curator Andrés Jaque has been named the chief curator of the 13th Shanghai Biennale, which will take place at the Power Station of Art (PSA) from 13 November...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy. Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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b. 1969, South Korea

Yeondoo Jung Biography

Interested in the mediated reality of contemporary life, Yeondoo Jung's video and photographs portary a surreal and fantastical vision of the everyday. Describing his own work as more documentary than mise-en-scene, the artist invites participants to enact heroic situations. The chance encounters that result are often startling yet attempt to situate viewers in the present. In this sense Jung's works are anti-illusionist.

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Yeondoo Jung In Ocula Magazine

Seoul - Get, Set, Go! The Seoul Art Race Ocula Report Seoul - Get, Set, Go! The Seoul Art Race 7 Jun 2013 : Mark Waugh for Ocula

So everyone who went to the opening of the 55th Biennale of Venice knows that the art world moves at curious speeds. You see movers and shakers lost in chat and apparently blind to the works on the wall or asleep on their feet in queues for the ‘Must See Pavilion’. Well one of the slowest moving of these was for Kimsooja's...

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Yeondoo Jung In Related Press

7 East Asian photographers from the Deutsche Bank Collection 1970-2010 Related Press 7 East Asian photographers from the Deutsche Bank Collection 1970-2010 Art Radar Journal : 3 January 2016

Tokyo’s Hara Museum of Contemporary Art is exhibiting a selection of photographs from Deutsche Bank’s collection of over 60,000 works until 11 January 2016. Art Radar highlights seven Asian photographers from the Collection’s first ever showcase of international photography. Time Present: Photography from the Deutsche Bank...

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Yeondoo Jung: D'ici et d'ailleurs at MAC/VAL Related Press Yeondoo Jung: D'ici et d'ailleurs at MAC/VAL MAC/VAL : 25 October 2015

Yeondoo Jung’s solo exhibition at the Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne (MAC/VAL) will open from October 24, 2015 to March 6, 2016. A part of the Année France-Corée 2015-2016 in celebration of the 130th year of diplomacy between France and Korea, the artist participated in the residency program at MAC/VAL from July to August last...

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Seoul eye: say cheese? Evergreen Tower by Jung Yeon-doo Related Press Seoul eye: say cheese? Evergreen Tower by Jung Yeon-doo TimeOut Seoul : 7 August 2015

There’s an artificial quality to Jung Yeon-doo’s work that you can’t quite figure out. Despite the ever-so-slightly awkward smiles and staged poses, the people in these photos aren’t hired models. These are real families that live in the same apartment complex. 

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