Laura Thomson

Suzie Idiens at Gallery 9, Sydney Ocula Insight Suzie Idiens at Gallery 9, Sydney By Laura Thomson, Sydney

Born in the United Kingdom, Suzie Idiens studied art and design at the Royal College of Art, London. Since emigrating to Sydney in 2006 she has exhibited in Berlin, Sydney and London, as well a

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Robyn Stacey at Stills Gallery, Sydney Ocula Insight Robyn Stacey at Stills Gallery, Sydney By Laura Thomson, Sydney

In her new exhibition at Stills Gallery in Sydney, acclaimed photographer

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Chris Bond at THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne Ocula Insight Chris Bond at THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne By Laura Thomson, Melbourne

Chris Bond is well known for his exquisite paintings that look like books. Playing with concepts of authenticity and identity

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Younghee Sohn Ocula Insight Younghee Sohn By Laura Thomson

On 20th May 2016, the 5th edition of Art Busan will open to the public in Korea’s vibrant southern city of Busan. Founded by Younghee Sohn, the fair has grown into one of the most

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Max Frisinger at Gallery Baton, Seoul Ocula Insight Max Frisinger at Gallery Baton, Seoul By Laura Thomson

Max Frisinger (B. 1980) is internationally recognised for sculptures and installations that stem from a considered observation of ordinary objects which he re-uses and thus re-invents. Ambiguity i

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William Yang at Stills Gallery, Sydney Ocula Insight William Yang at Stills Gallery, Sydney By Laura Thomson

William Yang is one of Australia’s great storytellers. For 40 years, his photographs, handwritten anecdotes and live, slide projection performances have shared his journey to self-accepta

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Vincent Namatjira at THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne Ocula Insight Vincent Namatjira at THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne By Laura Thomson

Bold, painterly and conceptually rich, Vincent Namatjira's work has gained significant recognition in Australia and abroad. In 2015, his work was curated into the 10 th Mildura Palimpses

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Dr Eugene Tan Ocula Conversation Dr Eugene Tan By Laura Thomson, Singapore

The much-anticipated National Gallery Singapore opened its doors to the public for the first time on 24 November 2015. Following an extensive renovation by Studio Milou Architecture, the museum

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Peter Atkins Ocula Conversation Peter Atkins By Laura Thomson, Christchurch

Australian artist Peter Atkins was one of 7 artists invited to create new site-specific public art works for the forthcoming Christchurch Biennial, SCAPE8: New Intimacies, curated by R

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Amanda Rowell Ocula Conversation Amanda Rowell By Laura Thomson, Sydney

The Commercial opened in Sydney in June 2012, representing a diverse group of Australian artists. Headed by founder and director, Amanda Rowell, the gallery has forged a vital role within the A

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Hiromi Tango at Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney Ocula Insight Hiromi Tango at Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney By Laura Thomson

Hiromi Tango (b. 1976) lives and works in northern New South Wales. She moved from Japan to Australia in 1998, after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Japan Women’s University, Toky

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Prateek and Priyanka Raja Ocula Conversation Prateek and Priyanka Raja By Laura Thomson, Kolkata

We challenge ourselves with every exhibition and with every artist we work with. The idea is to confront the unexpected and broaden and question the views of the viewers of our program and ourselves

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Larys Frogier Ocula Conversation Larys Frogier By Laura Thomson, Shanghai

Larys Frogier, curator, critic and art historian is Director of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai. He is also the Founder and Chair of HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award for Emerging Asian Artists.

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Victoria Lynn Ocula Conversation Victoria Lynn By Laura Thomson, TarraWarra

Victoria Lynn is Director of TarraWarra Museum of Art. She is the  author of three books and several articles and catalogues and has curated over 150 exhibitions. From 2004 - 2012 Victoria

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Takahiro Iwasaki Ocula Conversation Takahiro Iwasaki By Laura Thomson, Tokyo

Takahiro Iwasaki is a leading figure in Japan’s new generation of artists. Born in Hiroshima, he received an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art, and a Ph.D. from Hiroshima

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António Ole Ocula Conversation António Ole By Laura Thomson, Angola

Born in Luanda in 1951, painter, photographer and filmmaker António Ole is an internationally acclaimed artist. His work is a powerful reflection of Angola’s recent turbulent history focu

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Philippe Van Cauteren Ocula Conversation Philippe Van Cauteren By Laura Thomson

Philippe Van Cauteren is artistic director of S.M.A.K. Museum for Contemporary Art in Ghent. He co-curated the Belgian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 and is curator of the Nationa

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Tsubasa Kato Ocula Conversation Tsubasa Kato By Laura Thomson

Tsubasa Kato (b. 1984) is a performance artist whose work relies largely on the participation of others. He is most well known for his Pull and Raise project, an ongoing series of perf

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Gilles Dyan Ocula Conversation Gilles Dyan By Laura Thomson, Hong Kong

https://ocula.com/artists/joan-mir/ Gilles Dyan, member of the European Chamber of Fine Art Experts (C.E.C.O.A.), is the Founder an

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Entang Wiharso Ocula Conversation Entang Wiharso By Laura Thomson, Indonesia

One of Indonesia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Entang Wiharso was born in 1967 in Tegal, Central Java. He studied painting, graduating from the Indonesian Institute of Arts in Yo

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Rosa Loy Ocula Conversation Rosa Loy By Laura Thomson, Leipzig

Rosa Loy was born in Zwickau, Germany (1958) and lives and works in Leipzig, Germany. She completed her BFA and MFA at the Academy of Visual Art in Leipzig. Along with her husband, Neo Rauch, Loy

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Boyd Webb Ocula Conversation Boyd Webb By Laura Thomson, Auckland

Boyd Webb was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1947 and attended the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts (Ilam). He won a scholarship to study sculpture at the Royal College of Art

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David Ciclitira Ocula Conversation David Ciclitira By Laura Thomson, London

David and Serenella Ciclitira established the Global Eye Programme in partnership with the Saatchi Gallery in 2008, with the aim of supporting emerging artists. In 200

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Jarrod Rawlins Ocula Conversation Jarrod Rawlins By Laura Thomson, Hobart

Jarrod Rawlins was the co-founder and director of Uplands Gallery, which operated in Melbourne between 2001 and 2011. He was also a founding partner of KalimanRawlins gallery in Melbourne from

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