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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere Ocula Report Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere By Soo-Min Shim, Sydney

'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'

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Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 Ocula Insight Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 By Stephanie Bailey, London

In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .

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Chinese Art World Begins Tentative Return After COVID-19 Peak Ocula News Chinese Art World Begins Tentative Return After COVID-19 Peak Beijing, 3 April 2020

Art galleries and museums have made careful moves towards resuming normal operations following what is reportedly the worst of the COVID-19 epidemic in China.

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How Are Governments Supporting Art Workers During the Pandemic? Ocula News How Are Governments Supporting Art Workers During the Pandemic? Auckland, 2 April 2020

Most of the benefits art and culture workers are eligible to receive are part of broad support for small businesses, employees, and the self-employed.

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Google Arts & Culture Booms as Art World Moves Online Ocula News Google Arts & Culture Booms as Art World Moves Online Tokyo, 30 March 2020

Interest in the website rose sharply as museums and galleries around the world closed their doors.

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Postponed Until 2021, Art Dubai Launches Online Catalogue Ocula News Postponed Until 2021, Art Dubai Launches Online Catalogue Dubai, 24 March 2020

The fair's digital offering also includes a Global Art Forum livestream on March 25 and an ongoing 'Planetary Feed' of interviews, insights and impressions from its network of luminaries.

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Fujii Hikaru and Yamashiro Chikako Win Tokyo Contemporary Art Award Ocula News Fujii Hikaru and Yamashiro Chikako Win Tokyo Contemporary Art Award Tokyo, 23 March 2020

The 3 million yen prize is awarded to mid-career Japanese artists who 'deserve global recognition'.

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Tautai Opening a ‘Dream’ for Pacific Art Community Ocula News Tautai Opening a ‘Dream’ for Pacific Art Community Auckland, 23 March 2020

The new art space on Auckland's Karangahape Road is the culmination of a decades-long effort to support artists of Pacific heritage.

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Sovereign Art Foundation Announces Shortlist for 2020 Prize Ocula News Sovereign Art Foundation Announces Shortlist for 2020 Prize Hong Kong, 19 March 2020

Nominees for the US $30,000 prize hail from 18 countries across Asia and the Pacific.

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Galleries Adjust Presentations for Art Basel Hong Kong's Online Viewing Rooms Ocula News Galleries Adjust Presentations for Art Basel Hong Kong's Online Viewing Rooms Hong Kong, 17 March 2020

Several galleries have chosen to show works they either couldn't have realised in a booth or look just as enticing on a device.

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Art Power HK Launches Campaign to Revive Hong Kong Art Scene Ocula News Art Power HK Launches Campaign to Revive Hong Kong Art Scene Hong Kong, 16 March 2020

With art galleries, museums and events closing around the world, the campaign offers a way for art fans and professionals in the city to keep calm and carry on.

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New Museum Announces Wong Ping’s First US Survey Ocula News New Museum Announces Wong Ping’s First US Survey New York, 13 March 2020

The rising Hong Kong artist is known for bright animations with dark themes.

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Who is Max Mara Prize Winner Emma Talbot? Ocula News Who is Max Mara Prize Winner Emma Talbot? London, 11 March 2020

Talbot will undertake a residency in Italy as the recipient of Britain’s only major prize for female visual artists.

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New York’s Armory Show Overhauls Venue and Timing Ocula News New York’s Armory Show Overhauls Venue and Timing New York, 9 March 2020

After almost two decades on Manhattan's West Side piers, the fair will move to the Javits Center in September 2021.

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Art Basel and UBS Report: Global Art Market Shrinks 5% to $64.1 billion Ocula News Art Basel and UBS Report: Global Art Market Shrinks 5% to $64.1 billion Basel, 6 March 2020

The decline was evident in all three of the world's biggest art markets—the US, the UK and China—with auction sales falling sharply.

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Art Fair Tokyo Cancelled, Art Dubai ‘Postponed' Due to Virus Ocula News Art Fair Tokyo Cancelled, Art Dubai ‘Postponed' Due to Virus Tokyo, 4 March 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has brought down two art fairs in two days. Art Fair Tokyo has been cancelled and Art Dubai has been postponed indefinitely because of the virus, which also led to the cancellation of Art Basel Hong Kong last month.

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ADAA: Artwork Highlights at the New York Art Fair Ocula News ADAA: Artwork Highlights at the New York Art Fair New York, 28 February 2020

Neither the biggest nor the boldest New York art fair, The Art Show nevertheless presented in-depth exhibitions by wonderful, often overlooked artists.

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Hito Steyerl and Nan Goldin Join Art Professionals Supporting Bernie Sanders Ocula News Hito Steyerl and Nan Goldin Join Art Professionals Supporting Bernie Sanders Tokyo, 25 February 2020

With Trump threatening to defund the arts, Sanders promises 'I will be an arts president.'

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Tate and MoMA Are ‘Playing Catch Up’ Collecting African Art Ocula News Tate and MoMA Are ‘Playing Catch Up’ Collecting African Art Marrakech, 25 February 2020

A spate of new residencies aims to redress the underrepresentation of African artists in the West.

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Coronavirus Forces Sotheby’s to Relocate Hong Kong Auctions Ocula News Coronavirus Forces Sotheby’s to Relocate Hong Kong Auctions Hong Kong, 24 February 2020

The modern and contemporary art auctions have been delayed and moved to the other side of the world.

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