art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 week ago

Sara Andreasson // illustrations premised on feminist values

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Swedish illustrator Sara Andreasson has been commissioned by big names such as Nike, Selfridges and Converse. Her images are comprised of si...

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Mysticism as a practice of contemporary femme artists

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As was noted in a podcast by Artsy titled ‘Why Artists are turning to Mysticism’, there is a swelling presence of mysticism and shamanism in...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 week ago

Takeover: Bree Street // reimagining Bree Street

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AbdouMaliq Simone's notion "people as infrastructure" refers to residents' abilities to combine objects, people, spaces and activities, and ...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Io Makandal – To Meet The Threshold

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Misconceptions about being an artist abound within society. Most people think we just sit around aimlessly until inspiration strikes. But if...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Eric Gyamfi // photography that creates historical space for LGBTQ communities in Ghana

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With continued resistance from MPs in Ghana to the pressure to decriminalise homosexuality, and a general attitude against those who do not ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

John Edmunds // The emotive and visual signifiers of Black masculinities, sexuality and intimacy

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The young photographer, John Edmunds, explores the emotive and visual signifiers of Black masculinities, sexuality and intimacy within parti...

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Archillect // The AI curating images appealing to humanoids

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Archillect [archive + intellect] is an artificial intelligence created by Murat Pak and first became visible at the end of 2014. Archillect ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Lebohang Kganye // living memory

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Looking for a way to live in her late mother's memories, Johannesburg-based artist Lebohang Kganye produced the work Ke Lefa Laka which was ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Monica Kim Garza // “You a real ass woman ‘n I like it”

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Monica Kim Garza. The Mexican-Korean artist's paintings and mixed media work depict women with fuller figures partaking in activities such a...

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Thrift stores and political influence

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I was always one for the latest Zara or Topshop range, buying selected items from Pringle that I thought were special. That was until I beca...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Black(s) to the Future // a site for black creation from Paris

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Founded in 2015, the transmedia platform Black(s) to the Future began with the idea to have a site for Black creation from France. Co-founde...

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Binwe Adebayo / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Oakland Museum explores a post-capitalist world

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“Much of the evidence of capitalism is either eroding over time or simply not known or easily accessible to the public.” This is the para...

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