Anabelle de Gersigny

Clement Siatous and Paula Naughton Ocula Conversation Clement Siatous and Paula Naughton By Anabelle de Gersigny

Clement Siatous was born in 1947 on the Chagos Islands, a small isolated archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean. He spent most of his childhood on the island of Diego Garcia until he and his family were forcibly evicted. The entire population of the islands was expelled by the British Government to make way for a US naval base in 1973....

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Hassan Sharif Ocula Conversation Hassan Sharif By Anabelle de Gersigny, Dubai

Hassan Sharif lives and works in Dubai. He has made a vital contribution to conceptual art and experimental practice in the Middle East through 40 years of performances, installations, drawing, painting, and assemblage. In his early artistic maturation, Sharif rejected calligraphic abstraction, which was becoming the predominant art discourse in...

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The Top Five Booths at Art Dubai 2015 Ocula Feature The Top Five Booths at Art Dubai 2015 By Anabelle de Gersigny, Dubai

In its ninth edition, Art Dubai came and went in a flash. Amid 92 galleries, talks, new discoveries of works and artists, there was an underlying sense that the fair was coming into its own. Art Dubai, along with the Sharjah Biennial have led and informed the art scene in the UAE for the last few years. Now, with the expansion of Alserkal...

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Kate Fowle Ocula Conversation Kate Fowle By Anabelle de Gersigny, Moscow

Kate Fowle is chief curator at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow and director-at-large at the Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York. Previously she was executive director of ICI (2009-13), the inaugural international curator at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing (2007-08) and chair of the...

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Art Dubai Itinerary Ocula Feature Art Dubai Itinerary By Anabelle de Gersigny, Dubai

Here Ocula correspondent Anabelle de Gersigny gives you the lowdown of the more interesting events, talks and not-to-miss parties!

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Bharti Kher Ocula Conversation Bharti Kher By Anabelle de Gersigny, Kochi, India

Bharti Kher was born in the United Kingdom in 1969. She studied painting, graduating in 1991 from Newcastle Polytechnic. At 23, she moved to New Delhi in India, where she now lives and works. Her work encompasses painting, sculpture and installation, often incorporating found materials, using them to transform objects and dissolve the distinction...

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Raqs Media Collective Ocula Conversation Raqs Media Collective By Anabelle de Gersigny, Delhi

We often use our projects as a game we are playing with the viewer—they have a set of problems that they have to solve.

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Jitish Kallat Ocula Conversation Jitish Kallat By Anabelle de Gersigny, Singapore

Jitish Kallat is one of India’s leading contemporary artists, the subject of multiple catalogues and solo exhibitions around the world. Kallat’s work has been exhibited widely at museums and institutions including Tate Modern (London), Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin), Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane), Serpentine Gallery (London), Mori...

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