art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

‘Buying Black’ by Tanlume Enyatseng

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Originally titled Crazy Boy, Tanlume Enyatseng explained that changing the title to Buying Black as it makes an unswerving political link to...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Lee Mokobe – slam poet, TED Fellow and LGBTQ activist

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“As a performing artist, it is my duty and passion to be able to document life experiences and speak up against injustices. As a slam poet, ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Artificial intelligence and guarding humanness

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The lines between the digital and the physical are intertwined. We witness, and are part of, the amalgamation of machines and organic matter...

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An experimental performance on what it means to be a young woman in 2017

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"When I grow up I want to be sexualised, objectified, made to feel wrong, ignored, used, abused and belittled. I want to be defined by the c...

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Exploring the place of social justice and sustainability in urban planning and design

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OluTimehin Adegbeye is a Nigerian speaker, writer, and activist. Her work is derived from a self-perceived duty to social justice with a foc...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

Dollface: Subverting Gendered Norms // In Conversation with Daniella Dagnin

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Dolls fire our collective imagination, for better and – too often – for worse. From life-size dolls the same height as the little girls who ...

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Urko Sanchez – grounded in Swahili Architecture

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Urko Sanchez Architects is an award-winning boutique architectural firm based in Kenya and Spain. It's founder, Urko Sanchez, started his ar...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Virtual Reality // disembodied identities and experiences

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The development of virtual reality technology has been making its way into the art world in recent years, with a new generation of artists b...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Omar Victor Diop – portraiture that blurs linear chronology

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Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop recently gave a talk at The High Museum as part of the exhibition “Making Africa: A Continent of Co...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Mustafa Saeed – digital reimaginings of people and places in Somali

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Photography and other forms of digital imagery have the ability to unwrap the positive cloth that people in positions of power use to cover ...

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The female form used as a weapon against the patriarchy

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In the decades after 1960, the authoritarian regimes and dictatorships that towered above most of Latin America fortified the role of women ...

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To Zine or not to Zine? – The cultural significance of self-publishing

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The word 'zine' is derived from the term fanzine, referring to a publication form that first started circulating in the 1930s. During the 19...

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