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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World

'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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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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‘Field Meeting: Take 6’ Brings Its Asian Contemporary Art Focus to Dubai Related Video & Audio ‘Field Meeting: Take 6’ Brings Its Asian Contemporary Art Focus to Dubai Berlin Art Link : 8 March 2019

Berlin Art Link Productions visited the 6th Field Meeting in Dubai.

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Writing the India Modern Related Video & Audio Writing the India Modern Asia Society : 14 September 2018

NEW YORK, September 14, 2018 — panel discussion between Zehra Jumabhoy, Yashodhara Dalmia and Gayatri Sinha.

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Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art: Jitish Kallat, Boon Hui Tan & Leeza Ahmady Related Video & Audio Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art: Jitish Kallat, Boon Hui Tan & Leeza Ahmady Asia Contemporary Art Week : 19 June 2018

As a prelude to Asia Contemporary Art Week 2018, ACAW presented a wide-ranging discussion with internationally noted, Mumbai-based artist, Jitish Kallat, on the occasion of his exhibition "Decimal Point" at Sperone Westwater, with Vice President of Global Arts & Programs and Asia Society Museum Director, Boon Hui Tan and Independent...

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Simon Fujiwara (ACAW 2017) Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Simon Fujiwara (ACAW 2017) Asia Contemporary Art Week : 21 December 2017

Emerging from his most ambitious installation project to date – Fujiwara's keynote lecture performance transported the audience through the process of reproducing a full-scale replica of the Anne Frank House presented as a building within a building across four floors of a gallery in Tel Aviv.

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Hajra Waheed Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Hajra Waheed Asia Contemporary Art Week : 19 December 2017

This 10-minute performance piece by Hajra Waheed in collaboration with Clea Minaker translates elements of the artist's material practice into light and shadow. Set to a dedicated audio recording, an intimate letter from her sister, the work speaks to legacies of colonial violence and acts as both cry and call as it traces back a perpetuating...

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Joyce Ho (ACAW 2017) Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Joyce Ho (ACAW 2017) Asia Contemporary Art Week : 14 December 2017

Ho's intimate performance at FIELD MEETING was choreographed on the basis of our everyday perceptions. It 'attaches to familiar experience in life: cycles, relationships, rituals, dialogues, spaces, and events.' The artist's main premise in the performance was to regulate 'time' as a clue and magnifier of the subtle rituals often overlooked in our...

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Discussion Session 1-1 (ACAW 2017) Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Discussion Session 1-1 (ACAW 2017) Asia Contemporary Art Week : 14 December 2017

Ian Altveer, Brain Kuan Wood, Hera Chan, Meitha Al Mazrooei, Suhanya Raffel, David Xu Borgonjon, and Leeza Ahmady.

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Leeza Ahmady Opening Thoughts (ACAW 2017) Day 1 Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Leeza Ahmady Opening Thoughts (ACAW 2017) Day 1 Asia Contemporary Art Week : 14 December 2017

FIELD MEETING curator and Asia Contemporary Art Week Director, Leeza Ahmady welcomed guests and shared a personal thought on the importance of this year's forum under the current political climate.

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FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Brian Kuan Wood (ACAW 2017) Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Projects - Brian Kuan Wood (ACAW 2017) Asia Contemporary Art Week : 14 December 2017

Writer and founding editor of e-flux journal Brian Kuan Wood delivered an hypnotic narration of his latest fictional story: "The Story of Peter Green Peter Chang" which among many other things addresses the role of creative industries in manufacturing historical accountability—namely the revival of collective wounds for...

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FIELD MEETING Take 4: Thinking Practice - T-Yong Chung (ACAW 2016) Related Video & Audio FIELD MEETING Take 4: Thinking Practice - T-Yong Chung (ACAW 2016) Asia Contemporary Art Week : 7 February 2017

The video documentation of a special performance for FIELD MEETING invites us to contemplate the artist's introspective process of 'creating' and 'erasing' himself in his works. Chung's philosophy begins with the 'microcosm'— an insistence to not lose sight of the often hidden but most essential nature of things at the core of larger issues...

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