art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Sophia Nahli Allison – verbalizing silenced narratives through film and photography

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Sophia Nahli Allison is an experimental documentary filmmaker and media arts educator. History is highly contested, both as an academic subj...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Street art in Egypt with Aya Tarek

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"I used to say I'm not political, but I realised that everything you do is political. Walking down the street is political," she says. "So, ...

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‘Bigger, Rounder, Blacker’ // Body Positivity with Rochelle Brock

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Rochelle Brock is a young photographer of colour from Brooklyn, New York. With her brand Fat Leopard Photography she has been revolutionizin...

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The #MeToo image going viral

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The trending #metoo that is flooding social media has led to the creation of a haunting image by Brooklyn based graphic designer and artist,...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Jenevieve Aken’s photographic series Great Expectations

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Nigerian photographer Jenevieve Aken focuses on documentary photography, self-portraits portraits and cultural issues. Her work was selected...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

‘Aquarium’ by Camilla Ferrari

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Camilla Ferrari was born in 1992 and took her first photograph when she was 14 years old. Camilla did not study photography. She instead maj...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

A comprehensive look at South African femme artists practicing Surrealism and Expressionism

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So what is Surrealism and what is Expressionism in art? Surrealism was defined by André Bretonin the Surrealist manifesto of 1924 as “Pure p...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months ago

Stacey Gillian Abe // using glass as a medium for dialogue about the oppression of women

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Ugandan artist Stacey Gillian Abe uses glass as her primary medium to construct sculptures that reflect on the objectification of women in U...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months ago

RECLAIMED by Mziyanda Malgas and Daniel Walton

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In an email conversation with creatives Mziyanda Malgas and Daniel Walton, they explained to me that Cape Town is often viewed from the outs...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

In Bloom // Not just another white cube exhibition

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In Bloom is Ja.'s first exhibition held at the KZNSA Gallery. The exhibition features 11 South African artists but what differentiates it fr...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 2 months ago

Keyezua – articulating discomfort to liberate the new generation of African women

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Keyezua is a woman before she is an artist. A woman with womanly experiences in this manly world. An uncomfortable woman who finds solace th...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months ago

Blood. Bone. Skin. Hair // Limb presents Of

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Visual artist Limb (Tamzyn Botha) started building installations for music festivals when she was 19. "Music being my main source of inspira...

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