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transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Ocula Conversation transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Terence Sharpe, Berlin

Kristoffer Gansing traces eight years of change at Berlin's digital media and culture festival transmediale, as his final iteration as artistic director, End to End , opens 28 January.

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Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Taipei

As Taipei Dangdai returns for its second edition between 17 and 19 January 2020 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, a selection of exhibitions across the city confirm Taipei as one of the region's most exciting art hubs.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Ocula Conversation transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Terence Sharpe, Berlin

Kristoffer Gansing traces eight years of change at Berlin's digital media and culture festival transmediale, as his final iteration as artistic director, End to End , opens 28 January.

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Patrick Flores: 'Southeast Asia must be geopolitically unburdened' Ocula Conversation Patrick Flores: 'Southeast Asia must be geopolitically unburdened' Tess Maunder, Singapore

The start of the new decade has seen a series of natural disasters around the globe. Bushfires in Australia have burned an area of roughly 10 million hectares; while ash dumped from the Philippines' Taal volcano has led to the evacuation of around 300,000 people in fear of an impending eruption. Meanwhile, as global temperatures rise, as do sea...

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Dane Mitchell: ‘Entanglements occur in a state of reciprocity’ Ocula Conversation Dane Mitchell: ‘Entanglements occur in a state of reciprocity’ Dr Zara Stanhope, Auckland

While it is not unexpected to find an artist making work about 'the invisible' in a time after the post-internet and post-conceptual art moments, there are few artists who make this their trajectory. Dane Mitchell , based in Aotearoa New Zealand, has engaged with unseen phenomena, bringing what is on the air, perceptible to the senses, or only...

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Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Taipei

As Taipei Dangdai returns for its second edition between 17 and 19 January 2020 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, a selection of exhibitions across the city confirm Taipei as one of the region's most exciting art hubs.

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Singapore Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Singapore Lowdown: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Singapore

Singapore Art Week returns from 11 to 19 January 2020 with a host of island-wide events, at the centre of which is the second edition of S.E.A. Focus (16–19 January 2020) at Gillman Barracks, showcasing the best of contemporary art in Southeast Asia.

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Staring at the Monster: Against Tired Art World Tropes Ocula Report Staring at the Monster: Against Tired Art World Tropes Nato Thompson, New York

We know the movie before it begins: the ugly money-corrupt art world rife with scheming dealers, visionary-yet-self-absorbed artists, pretentious and incomprehensible art critics, and smug curators regaled in black. This cast of characters, when it comes to the rare times the art world finds its way into cinematic existence, stands tall as the...

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12th Bamako Encounters Explores Africa as a Planetary Concept Ocula Report 12th Bamako Encounters Explores Africa as a Planetary Concept Emmanuel Balogun, Bamako

The twelfth edition of the Bamako Encounters Photography Biennial (30 November 2019–31 January 2020) is a varied lens-based inspection of the material and natural world, moving from postcolonial histories and imaginations to religion and the sacred, cycles of life and death, and transitory condition of places in-between. With works by 85 artists...

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Bangkok Art Biennale Returning to City's Temples in October 2020 Ocula News Bangkok Art Biennale Returning to City's Temples in October 2020 Bangkok, 21 January 2020

Helmed by Dr Apinan Poshyananda, the second edition will explore the theme of 'Escape Routes'. The first 16 participating artists have been announced.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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Sarah Lucas at Red Brick Art Museum: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight Sarah Lucas at Red Brick Art Museum: Exhibition Walkthrough Beijing

Sarah Lucas' first major solo exhibition in Asia at Beijing 's Red Brick Art Museum (2 November 2019–16 February 2020) features sculptures, installations, and photographs created over the past three decades. In this Ocula video, Yan Shijie, founder and director of Red Brick Art Museum, reflects on what it means to introduce Lucas' feminist...

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