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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Selected Photos From The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo: Live Uncertainty

Bené Fonteles, 'Ágora: OcaTaperaTerreiro,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Carla Filipe, 'Migração, exclusão e resistência [Migration, Exclusion and Resistance],' 2016. Presentation produced in partnership with SescSP. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Carla Filipe, 'Migração, exclusão e resistência [Migration, Exclusion and Resistance],' 2016. Presentation produced in partnership with SescSP. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, 'Bombom’s Dream,' 2016. Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, 'Bombom’s Dream,' 2016. Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, 'Bombom’s Dream,' 2016. Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, 'Bombom’s Dream,' 2016.Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Charlotte Johannesson, 'Achtung–Actions Speak Louder Than Words [Attention–Actions Speak Louder Than Words],' 1976. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Charlotte Johannesson, 'Attack Attitude,' 1977. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Charlotte Johannesson, 'Drop Dead,' c. 1977. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Charlotte Johannesson, 'Frei Die Raf [Free RAF],' 1976. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Cristiano Lenhardt, 'Trair a espécie [To Betray the Species],' 2014-2016. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Ebony G. Patterson, '...doing what they always do... (...when they grow up...),' 2016. Photos © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Ebony G. Patterson, '...doing what they always do... (...when they grow up...),' 2016. Photos © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Ebony G. Patterson, '...he was only 12... (...when they grow up...),' 2016. Photos © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Em'kal Eyongakpa, 'Breathe II,' 2013. Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Em'kal Eyongakpa's mixed media installation. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Em'kal Eyongakpa's mixed media installation. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Em'kal Eyongakpa's mixed media installation. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Espetáculo [Spectacle],' 2016. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Frans Krajcberg, 'Sem título (Bailarinas),' n.d [Untitled (Bailarinas)]. Frans Krajcberg, 'Sem título (Bailarinas),' n.d [Untitled (Bailarinas)]. Photo © Leo Eloy / Estúdio Garagem/ Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Frans Krajcberg, 'Sem título (Bailarinas),' n.d [Untitled (Bailarinas)]. Photo © Leo Eloy / Estúdio Garagem/ Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Frans Krajcberg, 'Sem título (Bailarinas),' n.d [Untitled (Bailarinas)]. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Jordan Belson, 'Horns of Unplenty,' n.d. Courtesy: Catherine Heinrich. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Jordan Belson, 'Phoenix [ Fênix ],' n.d. Courtesy: Catherine Heinrich. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Jordan Belson, 'Phoenix,' n.d.; 'Snake,' n.d.; 'Abraxas,' c. 1950. Courtesy: Catherine Heinrich. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Jordan Belson, 'Snake,' n.d. Courtesy: Catherine Heinrich. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
José Bento, 'Chão [Floor],' 2004/2016. Photo © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Lais Myrrha, 'Dois pesos, duas medidas [Double Standard],' 2016. Photos © Pedro Ivo Trasferetti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Maria Thereza Alves, 'Uma possível reversão de oportunidades perdidas [A Possible Reversal of Missed Opportunities],' 2016. Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Maria Thereza Alves, 'Uma possível reversão de oportunidades perdidas [A Possible Reversal of Missed Opportunities],' 2016. Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Maria Thereza Alves, 'Uma possível reversão de oportunidades perdidas [A Possible Reversal of Missed Opportunities],' 2016. Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Misheck Masamvu, 'Midnight,' and 'Spiritual Host,' 2016, oil on canvas. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Misheck Masamvu, 'Midnight,' and 'Spiritual Host,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Oficina de Imaginação Política [Workshop on Political Imagination],' 2016. Installation and intervention in the form of a public program (workshops, presentations and debates). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Oficina de Imaginação Política [Workshop on Political Imagination],' 2016. Installation and intervention in the form of a public program (workshops, presentations and debates). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Oficina de Imaginação Política [Workshop on Political Imagination],' 2016. Installation and intervention in the form of a public program (workshops, presentations and debates). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Oficina de Imaginação Política [Workshop on Political Imagination],' 2016. Installation and intervention in the form of a public program (workshops, presentations and debates). Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Öyvind Fahlström, 'Den Svåra Resan (för blandad talkör) [The Difficult Journey (for mixed voice choir)],' 1954. Collection Sharon AveryFahlström. Photo © Ilana Bar / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Öyvind Fahlström, 'Den Svåra Resan (för blandad talkör) [The Difficult Journey (for mixed voice choir)],' 1954. Collection Sharon AveryFahlström. Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Öyvind Fahlström, 'Den Svåra Resan (för blandad talkör) [The Difficult Journey (for mixed voice choir)],' 1954. Collection Sharon AveryFahlström. Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Rikke Luther, 'Overspill: Universal Map,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Rikke Luther, 'Overspill: Universal Map,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Rikke Luther, 'Overspill: Universal Map,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Rikke Luther, 'Overspill: Universal Map,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photos © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Till Mycha (Helen StuhrRommereim & Silvia Mollicchi), 'The First Decade of June,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Till Mycha (Helen StuhrRommereim & Silvia Mollicchi), 'The First Decade of June,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Till Mycha (Helen StuhrRommereim & Silvia Mollicchi), 'The First Decade of June,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Till Mycha (Helen StuhrRommereim & Silvia Mollicchi), 'The First Decade of June,' 2016. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal (2016). Photo © Tiago Baccarin / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Valle de Alicia [Valley of Alicia],' 2016. Yamile Velosa / Maria Belén Saes de Ibarra / Departamento Cultural Universidad Nacional de Colombia Collection. Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Valle de Alicia [Valley of Alicia],' 2016. Yamile Velosa / Maria Belén Saes de Ibarra / Departamento Cultural Universidad Nacional de Colombia Collection. Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Valle de Alicia [Valley of Alicia],' 2016. Yamile Velosa / Maria Belén Saes de Ibarra / Departamento Cultural Universidad Nacional de Colombia Collection. Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
'Valle de Alicia [Valley of Alicia],' 2016. Yamile Velosa / Maria Belén Saes de Ibarra / Departamento Cultural Universidad Nacional de Colombia Collection. Photos © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Victor Grippo, 'Analogía I, (2da. versión) [Analogy I, (2nd Version)],' 1970. Photo © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Victor Grippo, 'Analogía I, (2da. versión) [Analogy I, (2nd Version)],' 1970. Photo © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Victor Grippo, 'Analogía I, (2da. versión) [Analogy I, (2nd Version)],' 1970. Photo © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Victor Grippo, 'Analogía I, (2da. versión) [Analogy I, (2nd Version)],' 1970. Photo © Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
Rosa Barba, 'Disseminate and Hold,' 2016 at The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo: Live Uncertainty. Courtesy of the artist. Commissioned by Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, 46th Prix International d’Art Contemporain.
Rosa Barba, 'Disseminate and Hold,' 2016 at The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo: Live Uncertainty. Courtesy of the artist. Commissioned by Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, 46th Prix International d’Art Contemporain.
Rosa Barba, 'Disseminate and Hold,' 2016 at The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo: Live Uncertainty. Courtesy of the artist. Commissioned by Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, 46th Prix International d’Art Contemporain.

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