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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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Daegu

South Korea

Previous Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Tony Cragg, Tony Cragg at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
8 November 2018–2 February 2019 Tony Cragg Tony Cragg Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Choi Byung-So, Choi Byung-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
12 July–20 October 2018 Choi Byung-So Choi Byung-So Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Sakai Kohta, Sakai Kohta at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
22 March–22 June 2018 Sakai Kohta Sakai Kohta Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Lee Kang-So, Becoming 生成 at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
17 October 2017–23 February 2018 Lee Kang-So Becoming 生成 Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Maruyama Naofumi, Flowing at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
6 July–15 September 2017 Maruyama Naofumi Flowing Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Christiane Löhr, OPUS at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
13 April–24 June 2017 Christiane Löhr OPUS Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Wang Yuping, Décadence at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
17 January–24 March 2017 Wang Yuping Décadence Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Chun Sungmyung, Swallowing the Shadow at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
6 October–23 December 2016 Chun Sungmyung Swallowing the Shadow Wooson Gallery, Daegu

Galleries In Daegu

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Art Universelle: A Report From Art14 Ocula Report Art Universelle: A Report From Art14 4 Mar 2014 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

Art14 is a young fair, and its premise is what makes it interesting. Launched in 2013 as Art13, the fair made a grand statement on its cultural composition by billing itself as London’s global art fair – the one and only. In 2014, this identity was asserted with a broad, multi-cultural stroke that brought together 180 galleries, 700...

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Abstraction explored at Lee Kang-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu Related Press Abstraction explored at Lee Kang-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu Blouin Artinfo : 2 November 2017

Wooson Gallery, Daegu is presenting artist Lee Kang-So's works. Born in 1943 in Daegu, Korea, Lee Kang-So is one of the major artists in the history of Korean conceptual art. During the 1970s, Lee focused on creating mainly performance-based works, but his focus shifted to media including painting, pottery, and photography during the 1980s. Lee is...

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Kimsooja Wins Samsung's Ho-Am Prize for the Arts Related Press Kimsooja Wins Samsung's Ho-Am Prize for the Arts ArtAsiaPacific : 16 June 2015

On June 1, New York-based video artist Kimsooja was awarded the 2015 Ho-Am Prize in Seoul. The prize, established in 1990 by the Korean conglomerate Samsung and named after the pen-name of its late founder Lee Byung-chull, is awarded to “people of Korean heritage who have contributed to the enrichment of culture and arts for humankind.”...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Daegu Art Fair 2017 at Ocula Editions, Auckland
8–12 Nov 2017 Daegu Art Fair 2017

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