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Baz Luhrmann, AI Robot Ai-Da, and Tim Marlow in Conversation Ocula Conversation Baz Luhrmann, AI Robot Ai-Da, and Tim Marlow in Conversation London London Design Museum director Tim Marlow leads a talk between AI robot artist Ai-Da and film director Baz Luhrmann on 'Saw This, Made This'. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Rirkrit Tiravanija and Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation Ocula Conversation Rirkrit Tiravanija and Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation Singapore Rirkrit Tiravanija's latest exhibition in Singapore, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, is a dark prophecy of the impending demise of human civilisation. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Tracey Rose on Conveying Outrage with Humour Ocula Conversation Tracey Rose on Conveying Outrage with Humour By Jareh Das, New York South African artist Tracey Rose discusses the decades-long making of her career retrospective Shooting Down Babylon at Queens Museum, New York. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Brent Harris on The Other Side Ocula Conversation Brent Harris on The Other Side By Jane Devery, Auckland Brent Harris discusses his practice through works showing in the major survey Brent Harris: The Other Side at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki—works that address intimacy, desire, spirituality, sexuality, and mortality. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Joe Bradley on Process and Finding the Balance Ocula Conversation Joe Bradley on Process and Finding the Balance By Elliat Albrecht, Vienna At Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Vienna, Joe Bradley's current solo exhibition attests to the artist's ever-changing practice. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Bernard Frize on the Contradictions of Painting Ocula Conversation Bernard Frize on the Contradictions of Painting By Henri-François Debailleux, Paris Bernard Frize elaborates on his singular approach, which for the last 45 years, has focused on questioning the process of image-making through paint, notably in his recent exhibition at Perrotin in Paris. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Olafur Eliasson on Experiments and Embodied Encounters in the Desert Ocula Conversation Olafur Eliasson on Experiments and Embodied Encounters in the Desert By Elliat Albrecht, Doha On the occasion of his exhibition 'The curious desert' in Doha, artist Olafur Eliasson speaks about how embodied encounters with art can raise awareness. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Léuli Eshrāghi on Curating the TarraWarra Biennial Ocula Conversation Léuli Eshrāghi on Curating the TarraWarra Biennial By Rebecca Coates, Melbourne Curator Léuli Eshrāghi discusses TarraWarra Biennial 2023 commenting on how First Nations constellations can help us think differently about exhibition making. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Curator Margot Norton on Wangechi Mutu’s Arresting Art Ocula Conversation Curator Margot Norton on Wangechi Mutu’s Arresting Art By Paul Laster, New York Curator Margot Norton discusses artist Wangechi Mutu's major survey at the New Museum in New York. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Mike Nelson on Extinction and the Debris of Modern Life Ocula Conversation Mike Nelson on Extinction and the Debris of Modern Life By Helen Hughes, London Twice nominated for the Turner Prize, the British artist discusses his first major survey. It begins with a stark proposition. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Renaud Proch and Tony Karman on One of the Largest Gatherings of Curators in the U.S. Ocula Conversation Renaud Proch and Tony Karman on One of the Largest Gatherings of Curators in the U.S. Chicago 'It would be impossible to divorce ourselves from our commitment to bringing curators in.' Contemporary art copy fade Read More Sonia Boyce: 'The Afterlife of Projects Remains a Question' Ocula Conversation Sonia Boyce: 'The Afterlife of Projects Remains a Question' By Jareh Das, Margate Sonia Boyce discusses her Venice Biennale presentation, her beginnings in art, transformational moments and the afterlife of projects. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Curator Kimberli Gant on the Legacy of Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club Ocula Conversation Curator Kimberli Gant on the Legacy of Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club By Neil Price, New Orleans In the 1960s, Harlem painter Jacob Lawrence visited Nigeria, where he connected with the Mbari Club and its magazine Black Orpheus. What he discovered, Kimberli Gant says, is artists who were asking, 'Who are we now that we still recognise and connect with the contemporary art zeitgeist but at the same time, come from so many art practices... Contemporary art copy fade Read More Berlinde De Bruyckere: What’s Divine Is Never Simple Ocula Conversation Berlinde De Bruyckere: What’s Divine Is Never Simple By Tessa Moldan, Zurich Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere discusses Christian iconography, Flemish Renaissance influences, and European Old Masters as expressions of the human condition in her sculptures. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Korakrit Arunanondchai’s Images, Symbols, and Prayers Ocula Conversation Korakrit Arunanondchai’s Images, Symbols, and Prayers By Sujin Jung, Seoul As a storyteller, Korakrit Arunanondchai has long explored belief systems between the tangible and intangible worlds. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Hoda Afshar's Fragments of Reality Ocula Conversation Hoda Afshar's Fragments of Reality By Susan Acret, Sydney Hoda Afshar reflects on the influence her background as a documentary photographer has had on her art practice, and contemplates the whistleblower as modern society's tragic hero. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Nicolas Party's Journey Through Art Ocula Conversation Nicolas Party's Journey Through Art By Paul Laster, Brussels Nicolas Party discusses his early years, graffiti art, androgynous subjects, and the inspiration behind his painted cabinets at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Contemporary art copy fade Read More Sara Naim: Reality Beyond Rose-Tinted Lenses Ocula Conversation Sara Naim: Reality Beyond Rose-Tinted Lenses By Jareh Das, Dubai Sara Naim discusses memory, perception, and her utopic images that probe the space between reality and representation. Contemporary art copy fade Read More
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