Wei Jia: The Remembrance of Ink

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Wei Jia, No. 19238, 2021. Gouache, Ink and Xuan Paper Collage on Paper, 31 ½ x 44 ¼ inches. ©Wei Jia, courtesy of Fou Gallery and Chambers Fine Art

At a certain point in one’s life, they stop making new marks or registering new memories. All that remains is a fluid, ever-changing assemblage of the fragments from the past. I would call it no stagnation: it is rather a moderate manner of growing at a different pace.

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Michael Sakamoto – Resolving the Unresolvable

In Dialogue with Michael Sakamoto

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Michael Sakamoto’s Performance Blind Spot, Chamber Dance, photographer: Martin Cohen

Michael Sakamoto is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar active in dance, theatre, performance, photography, and media. His solo, ensemble, and visual works have been presented in 15 countries throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Art Spiel had a conversation with him on the alienation of the body; the gender roles and queerness in Butoh, as well the deterritorialization and exotification of non-Western art.

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Tim van den Oudenhoven – A Land For Man’s Absence

Surveillancescapes, Archival pigment print on cotton paper, 2019

Tim van den Oudenhoven is a Belgian-born artist who currently lives and works in Berlin. His photo-based depictions of desolate landscapes with a strong suggestion of surveillance inspire conversations on the dynamic between the visible and the invisible, the witness and the witnessed: in brief, the nature of being seen.

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