art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months 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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

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 months 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 months 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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

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 / 2 months 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 / 2 months 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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

Alt Reality // Where art and tech meet

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Alt Reality is a technology studio focused primarily on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. The studio investigates other technology form...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 months ago

Emerging voices at the Joburg Fringe 2017

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There is a long history of artists going against the status quo. Of seeking out avenues beyond what was institutionalised and what was accep...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 3 months ago

Modise Sekgothe // Performance poet, actor, playwright, vocalist, and instrumentalist

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Modise Sekgothe is a multifaceted Johannesburg-based artist with multiple titles. Performance poet, actor, playwright, vocalist, and instrum...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 3 months ago

Kampire Bahana // ColabNowNow Storyteller

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Kampire Bahana is a DJ, writer, art organizer and storyteller from Uganda, and part of the ColabNowNow residency. I had an interview with he...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 3 months ago

Fak’ugesi Conference Podcast with Benoît Hické

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The Fak'ugesi Conference titled The Future of Creative Innovation & Technology is happening today, the 14th of September. We had a conve...

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