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Maitha Abdalla's Storytelling Invokes Lynch, Dzama, and Emirati Folklore Ocula Insight Maitha Abdalla's Storytelling Invokes Lynch, Dzama, and Emirati Folklore By Nadine Khalil, Dubai

Emerging Emirati artist Maitha Abdalla delves into dreams and confusions of childhood.

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Artists in Myanmar Respond to the Zeitgeist Ocula Insight Artists in Myanmar Respond to the Zeitgeist By Sarah Wei, Online

Karin Weber Gallery's group exhibition is a declaration of solidarity and support for artists working in a difficult political environment.

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Liu Wei's Postmodern Ruins Explore the Limits of Perception Ocula Insight Liu Wei's Postmodern Ruins Explore the Limits of Perception By Joshua Leon, London

At White Cube Bermondsey, Liu Wei explores the body's behaviour amid the decaying ruins of contemporary urban life.

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Zanele Muholi Stakes Their Claim Ocula Conversation Zanele Muholi Stakes Their Claim By Jareh Das, London

Zanele Muholi discusses a life of activism, staking a claim for existence, and the importance of forging safe spaces.

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Norwegian Biennale MOMENTUM 11 Opens (Again) After Scandal Ocula News Norwegian Biennale MOMENTUM 11 Opens (Again) After Scandal Oslo, 4 August 2021

The biennale is hoping audiences will grant them a do-over after the initial launch was marred by the ousting of curator Théo-Mario Coppola.

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Christie’s Chooses Hong Kong for New Asia Headquarters Ocula News Christie’s Chooses Hong Kong for New Asia Headquarters Hong Kong, 4 August 2021

The auction house sees huge business potential in the city, despite deteriorating freedoms.

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Serpentine Offers £100,000 Step Up to POC Artists Ocula News Serpentine Offers £100,000 Step Up to POC Artists London, 3 August 2021

Ten London-based artists and collectives will each receive £10,000 to develop their creative ideas.

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Photofairs Shanghai Spotlights Artist Hu Jieming Ocula News Photofairs Shanghai Spotlights Artist Hu Jieming Shanghai, 2 August 2021

The fair highlighted Taryn Simon, Ren Hang, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Marina Abramović in previous editions.

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OOF Gallery Show ‘BALLS’ Opens at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Ocula News OOF Gallery Show ‘BALLS’ Opens at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London, 30 July 2021

OOF's Eddy Frankel said liking sport can make you feel like an 'uncultured brute' and liking art can make you feel like a 'museum-shagging wuss'.

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White Cube Graduate Show Goes Transatlantic Ocula News White Cube Graduate Show Goes Transatlantic London, 29 July 2021

The online exhibition features 20 artists from top Masters-level fine arts courses in the U.K. and the U.S.

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National Gallery of Australia Will Return $3 Million of Art to India Ocula News National Gallery of Australia Will Return $3 Million of Art to India Canberra, 29 July 2021

All but one of the 14 works were acquired from dealer Subhash Kapoor, who is accused of trafficking thousands of stolen antiquities worth almost U.S. $150 million.

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‘Journey to the East’ Performance Art Festival Arrives in Glasgow This Summer Ocula News ‘Journey to the East’ Performance Art Festival Arrives in Glasgow This Summer Glasgow, 28 July 2021

The festival locates the East not on a map but the other side of human consciousness.

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Acts of Survival: Art in Beirut after the Blasts Ocula Feature Acts of Survival: Art in Beirut after the Blasts By Rebecca Anne Proctor, Beirut

Nearly one year after the Beirut explosions, Beirut's cultural community struggles to survive amidst Lebanon's bleak reality.

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Yee I-Lann on Relearning Differently in Borneo Ocula Conversation Yee I-Lann on Relearning Differently in Borneo By Renan Laru-an, Kota Kinabalu

Yee I-Lann speaks to curator Renan Laru-an about finding a 'multilingual approach' to museology.

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Gagosian's Antwaun Sargent Celebrates Community, Resists Erasure Ocula Insight Gagosian's Antwaun Sargent Celebrates Community, Resists Erasure By Vivian Chui, New York

Curated by Gagosian's newest director Antwaun Sargent, Social Works celebrates community empowerment while confronting histories of erasure.

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A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures Ocula Feature A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures By Hutch Wilco, Beijing

Le Supermarché des Images at the Red Brick Art Musem in Beijing considers the saturation of online information.

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Kanye West Chooses Louise Bourgeois for ‘Donda’ Cover Ocula News Kanye West Chooses Louise Bourgeois for ‘Donda’ Cover Atlanta, 27 July 2021

Art gallery Xavier Hufkens said the painting testifies to a preoccupation with sexuality, pregnancy, motherhood, and the cycles of life.

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Shubigi Rao Will Represent Singapore at Venice Biennale in 2022 Ocula News Shubigi Rao Will Represent Singapore at Venice Biennale in 2022 Singapore, 27 July 2021

Rao is best known for her 10-year project revisiting the destruction of libraries and banned books.

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