Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
The English word ‘perspective’ derives from the Latin, perspectiva, which means ‘to see through’, and as such, instantly assumes a position – a viewer and a horizon, and an in-between space that demarcates self and other, subject and object, time and space. This is our modern perspective. Once this perspective is troubled – both visually
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
There has been much written recently about the proliferation of the ‘Africa Issue’ amongst many contemporary art publications and journals. So, true to form, last week saw the launch of the latest volume of feminist art journal...
Friday, November 18th, 2011
So an art student named Aliaa Magda Elmahdy in Egypt decided to post nude photos of herself on her blog to “defy restrictions on freedom” and Twitter basically explodes. (Seriously – check the #NudePhotoRevolutionary hashtag and the tweets culled...
Thursday, December 31st, 2009
A profile of Lemi Ghariokwu
Thursday, September 24th, 2009
From Williamson’s “Better Lives,” consisting of a set of photographs and audio interviews with a group of migrants, exiles and refugees, that will inaugurate a new gallery space, YoungBlackMan, in Cape Town, South Africa, next week. (The...
Tuesday, September 8th, 2009
HT: Steve Coplan