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Wastelands at OVADA, Oxford July 17-August 9, 2015

Wastelands at OVADA, Oxford July 17-August 9, 2015

WASTELANDS is an exhibition presenting the works of eight artists who all have links to China or are of Chinese descent. This group exhibition of contemporary Chinese Art includes installation, painting, sculpture and film, presented against the backdrop of OVADA’s industrial warehouse space in central Oxford. The exhibition explores the idea of ‘waste’ as a [...]

Dream Hotel

OPTIMISM – Yingmei Duan & Cai Yuan Live Performance

OCCA was pleased to host ‘Optimism’, the first collaboration between Yingmei Duan and Cai Yuan. The live drawing performance took place throughout February 2014 in the Oxford-based OCCA space. Yingmei Duan’s performance is deeply intuitive, delivered in an apparently free form of ‘sleep-talking’, as she recalls memories from her past, snippets of experience that conjure [...]

Optimism, February 2014

Art of Change: new directions from China exhibition catalogue

Texts by Stephanie Rosenthal, Paul Gladston, Pauline Yao, Colin Chinnery, Zhu Zhu, Karen Smith, Carol Lu, Katie Hill and Philip Tinari. 240mm x 170mm, 152 pp imitation cloth softcover Fully illustrated 978 1 85332 303 4 PUBLICATION DATE: September 2012 £24.99 (available at the special exhibition price of £19.99 during the exhibition at the Hayward [...]


Journal of Visual Art Practice, Special issue 2012

Katie Hill and Dr Paul Gladston are co-editing a special issue of the Journal of Visual Art Practice for publication in 2012. The issue focuses on contemporary Chinese art in relation to criticality and will feature a number of articles by leading scholars and curators in the field. Paul Gladston is Associate Professor of Critical Theory and [...]

Journal of Visual Art Practice