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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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'The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed': A report on the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Ocula Report 'The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed': A report on the 20th Biennale of Sydney. 25 Mar 2016 : Tess Maunder for Ocula

Stephanie Rosenthal , Artistic Director of the 20th Biennale of Sydney is interested in thinking about what defines us today. Taking cue from science-fiction writer William Gibson, the title of the biennale suggests that technology has already surpassed our idea of what the future could be. Rosenthal wants us to interrogate our physical and...

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The 20th Biennale of Sydney Ocula Photolog The 20th Biennale of Sydney 18 March 2016

'If each era posits its own view of reality, what is ours? One of the key ideas this Biennale explores is how the common distinction between the virtual and the physical has become ever more elusive. The embassies are inspired by the unique locations and individual histories of the venues; they will provide safe spaces for thinking that convene...

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Stephanie Rosenthal Ocula Conversation Stephanie Rosenthal

Stephanie Rosenthal is the artistic director for the 20th Biennial of Sydney, which will open on 18 March and run until 5 June 2016. Rosenthal is also the chief curator of the Hayward Gallery in London’s Southbank Centre, a role she has held since 2007. She has a PhD in the History of Art from the University of Cologne, and was curator...

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