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Fiona Banner's Pranayama Typhoon Breathes Through a World in Crisis Ocula Insight Fiona Banner's Pranayama Typhoon Breathes Through a World in Crisis By Sujin Jung, Seoul

At Barakat Contemporary in Seoul, Fiona Banner, aka The Vanity Press, reflects the 'powerlessness of a human annus horribilis'.

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A Guide to the Extreme Self in the Age of You Ocula Insight A Guide to the Extreme Self in the Age of You By Dorian Batycka, Dubai

Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, and Hans Ulrich Obrist's new graphic novel The Extreme Self attempts to track the accelerated hieroglyphs of the emoji age.

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Are Art NFTs Really Over? Ocula Insight Are Art NFTs Really Over? By Sam Gaskin, Auckland

When the average price of an NFT plummeted from four thousand U.S. dollars in February to just over twelve hundred dollars in April, Bloomberg was quick to ask if the NFT 'fad' was over.

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Whiteness as Property: Cassandra Press at LAXART Ocula Insight Whiteness as Property: Cassandra Press at LAXART By Nicholas Nauman, Los Angeles

At LAXART, an installation by Cassandra Press demarcates 'a sense of self as raced entity'.

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How Do Museums Remember? Ocula Insight How Do Museums Remember? By Melissa Bianca Amore, Sydney

The group exhibition Oh, Museum at Cement Fondu in Sydney examines complex questions around representation, ownership, and authenticity.

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Artist Chris Cheung Visualises 63 years of Carbon Emissions Using Data and Ink Ocula Insight  |  Sponsored Content | United Overseas Bank Limited Artist Chris Cheung Visualises 63 years of Carbon Emissions Using Data and Ink By Sherry Paik, Hong Kong

Ink Reveries (2021), a UOB commission for Art Central 2021, continues Hong Kong artist Chris Cheung (h0nh1m)'s visualisation of digital data to raise awareness about human complicity and potential to affect climate change.

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The Places and Faces of Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po District Ocula Insight The Places and Faces of Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po District By Sarah Wei, Hong Kong

Launched by Schoeni Projects, Sham Shui Po Is Still Sham Shui Po opens a window into community life in the Hong Kong district.

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Ellen Lesperance: Patterns for Protest Ocula Insight Ellen Lesperance: Patterns for Protest By Tessa Moldan, London

Ellen Lesperance's intricate grid paintings, showing with Hollybush Gardens, single out sweater designs from archival photographs of protesters.

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Manuel Mathieu: In Pursuit of Expansion Ocula Insight Manuel Mathieu: In Pursuit of Expansion By Tessa Moldan, London

With a busy year of exhibitions, new directions continue to emerge in the practice of painter Manuel Mathieu.

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Surrealism Out of Hong Kong Ocula Insight Surrealism Out of Hong Kong By Sarah Wei, Hong Kong

Chinese Surrealism is Alisan Fine Arts' take on Surrealism through the lens of six Hong Kong artists.

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Loie Hollowell's Shanghai Recalibration Ocula Insight Loie Hollowell's Shanghai Recalibration By Hutch Wilco, Shanghai

Loie Hollowell's geometric compositions use a personal lexicon of symbolic forms derived from religious iconography and architecture.

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Alberto Biasi’s Magic Touch Ocula Insight Alberto Biasi’s Magic Touch By Tessa Moldan, Milan

Curated by Alberto Salvadori at M77, The Visibility of the Invisible demonstrates the 'Dada approach and playful pleasure' present in Alberto Biasi's work.

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Art Basel Hong Kong: Artist Highlights Ocula Insight Art Basel Hong Kong: Artist Highlights By Stephanie Bailey, Hong Kong

Ocula Magazine previews a selection of highlights showing with galleries at Art Basel Hong Kong, running between 19 and 23 May 2021.

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Rodel Tapaya’s Random Numbers Ocula Insight Rodel Tapaya’s Random Numbers By Diana d'Arenberg, Hong Kong

Rodel Tapaya's latest paintings are an explosive collision between humanity, the natural world, and the human-made.

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Fantasy and Foreboding at Esther Schipper Ocula Insight Fantasy and Foreboding at Esther Schipper By Tessa Moldan, Berlin

Featuring 13 artists, Esther Schipper's latest group exhibition is a braiding of fantasy and foreboding.

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Artist Highlights: Art Fair Philippines Ocula Insight Artist Highlights: Art Fair Philippines By Tessa Moldan, Manila

Between 6 and 15 May 2021, Art Fair Philippines shifts entirely online with 43 international exhibitors.

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Yasiin Bey's Sonic Intervention Brings Music Closer to Art Ocula Insight Yasiin Bey's Sonic Intervention Brings Music Closer to Art By Nadine Khalil, Dubai

Yasiin Bey, also known by his stage name Mos Def, brings his sonic intervention Negus to Dubai.

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Daata Fair: Five Artwork Highlights Ocula Insight Daata Fair: Five Artwork Highlights By Sam Gaskin, Online

The third Daata Fair will show leading video and digital art when it takes place online from 20 April to 9 May.

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