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Prateek and Priyanka Raja: Gallery as Incubator Ocula Conversation Prateek and Priyanka Raja: Gallery as Incubator By Stephanie Bailey, Kolkata

Prateek and Priyanka Raja discuss the evolution of Experimenter as a platform for exhibition-making and knowledge production in Kolkata.

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GaHee Park: Building Fluid Worlds Ocula Conversation GaHee Park: Building Fluid Worlds By Jareh Das, New York

GaHee Park dismantles the boundaries between public and private space in new paintings and drawings on view at Perrotin in New York and Public Art Fund's city-wide project, Art on the Grid.

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Hua Xiaochan: Being International Ocula Conversation Hua Xiaochan: Being International By Penny Liu, Beijing

Hua Xiaochan, founder and director of Beijing and Berlin based Hua International discusses navigating the gallery's different geographic contexts to foster its global vision.

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River Lin: Workshopping Performance Ocula Conversation River Lin: Workshopping Performance By Stephanie Bailey, Taipei

River Lin traces the development of Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance, an artist-curated initiative launched with Taipei Performing Arts Center in 2017 as a site of dialogue and exchange for performance practice in the Asia Pacific region, and in turn, the development of his own practice.

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Louis Soutter: Signs Ahead of Time Ocula Report Louis Soutter: Signs Ahead of Time By Tessa Moldan, Paris

In 1923, interned against his will in a hospice for the elderly in Ballaigues, Switzerland, Louis Soutter began producing a body of work that attracted the support of his cousin, Le Corbusier, among others in an avid circle.

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Non-Aligned Histories Converse at NTU CCA Singapore Ocula Report Non-Aligned Histories Converse at NTU CCA Singapore By Stephanie Bailey, Singapore

Non-Aligned brings histories of decolonisation in dialogue through three video works by John Akomfrah, Naeem Mohaiemen, and The Otolith Group.

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Gallery Weekend Berlin: Shows to See Ocula Report Gallery Weekend Berlin: Shows to See By Tessa Moldan, Berlin

First launched in 2012, Gallery Weekend Berlin returns this year between 11 and 13 September 2020 as the leading light of the city's wider art week, which sees exhibitions opening at galleries and institutions alike.

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Huguette Caland: A Movement of Her Own Ocula Report Huguette Caland: A Movement of Her Own By Stephanie Bailey, Doha

Leaving Beirut in 1970, Huguette Caland sought artistic freedom in Paris and later Venice, California, developing an idiosyncratic style of painting defined by delicate, fluid lines and rich colours.

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Spotlight: Toyin Ojih Odutola Ocula Insight Spotlight: Toyin Ojih Odutola By Rory Mitchell, London

Over the last few years, the Nigerian-American artist has created a body of figurative drawings in charcoal and pastel that now hang on the museum's curved wall, amidst an unsettling immersive soundscape by Peter Adjaye. Ojih Odutola casts herself as an archaeologist who, upon discovering evidence of an ancient civilisation in Nigeria, deduces...

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Spotlight: Sonia Gomes's Alchemical Sculpture Ocula Insight Spotlight: Sonia Gomes's Alchemical Sculpture By Rory Mitchell, London

Ocula Art Advisory's Rory Mitchell spotlights Sonia Gomes's alchemical approach to sculpture that elicits 'an ancient of sacred spirit from the past'.

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Wei Ligang's Calligraphic Abstraction Ocula Insight Wei Ligang's Calligraphic Abstraction By Tessa Moldan, Hong Kong

Over three decades, Wei Ligang has dedicated himself to revolutionising calligraphic script, upending an ancient tradition to create new forms of expression. A selection of the artist's recent paintings are now on view at Alisan Fine Arts in Hong Kong.

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Mayumi Terada Brings Absence to Life at Kamakura Gallery Ocula Insight Mayumi Terada Brings Absence to Life at Kamakura Gallery By Stephanie Bailey, Kamakura

In a new exhibition of her work on view at Kamakura Gallery, Mayumi Terada fills photographic frames with a sense of absence—a craft that she has honed since her early practice in sculpture in the 1990s.

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Sun Xun Illustrates Declaration of Independence for Asia Society Triennial Ocula News Sun Xun Illustrates Declaration of Independence for Asia Society Triennial New York, 17 September 2020

The Chinese artist's folding painting shows The Statue of Liberty in pieces as dragons and devils assail the state.

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The Artists Taking Over a Historic Hong Kong Tenement House Ocula News The Artists Taking Over a Historic Hong Kong Tenement House Hong Kong, 14 September 2020

The takeover builds on Schoeni Projects' disCONNECT LDN, which saw street artists transform a Victorian townhouse.

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Mark Bradford: ‘Drag that Horror Into Your Studio’ Ocula News Mark Bradford: ‘Drag that Horror Into Your Studio’ Los Angeles, 9 September 2020

The artist is showing new works made under quarantine in an online show at Hauser & Wirth.

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New Biennale of Sydney Director Commits to a Cleaner, Leaner Event Ocula News New Biennale of Sydney Director Commits to a Cleaner, Leaner Event Sydney, 9 September 2020

In an art world about-face, José Roca says he will shy away from commissioning new works in favour of supporting existing projects.

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