Tag Archives: Ahmet Ogut

Principles’ Day Out: Manifesta’s Destiny, Posthumous Petition-signers and Boycotters branded as Hypocrites

Sydney’s Saga Continues: Boycott Artists branded as Hypocrites These past two weeks we have reported on how the artists boycott of the Sydney Biennale over its ties to Transfield (a holding company that had recently expanded to include the detention … Continue reading

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Let’s Change It All: Sydney Biennale’s parting with Transfield gives hope to Manifesta protests

Let’s Change It All: The Biennale and Transfield Part Ways This Wednesday, four artists – Agnieszka Polska, Sara van der Heide, Nicoline van Harskamp and Nathan Gray  – joined their colleagues Libia Castro, Ólafur Ólafsson, Charlie Sofo, Gabrielle de Vietri and Ahmet Öğüt to announce their withdrawal … Continue reading

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Not Imagined, Not Desired: Art and Responsibility in Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Sydney

This week, we’ve been watching the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea (all we can say, never trust an “unanimous vote” in Russia – at least not where oil money is involved), but to quote Zaha Hadid, there are “discrepancies … Continue reading

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye takes top honors at the Future Generation Art Prize

Last weekend, the PinchukArtCentre announced the winner Future Generation Art Prize, along with a slew of “special” prizes, each boasting a description too long to capitalize (but also a $20,000 artist-in-residency grant.) The top honor – a $100,000 award – … Continue reading

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