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Fiction in the art of Adriano Machado

Fiction and art go side by side. One doesn’t depend on the other, however, I do think they become more beautiful the closer they exist to one another. In their junctions, the imagination is provoked and the ability to invent and create becomes clear. All this leads us to great capacities of significance and meaning…

Representation in the work of Rosa Luz

Between the mirror and the self-portrait; there is a great abyss. Like still life, portraits and self-portraits are great classics in art history. Portraits were commissioned by people of great importance — and who could afford to do so — to mark their presence in the history of families and monarchies. Just as artists would…

7th Annual European Film Fest | Old and New Worlds

What an extraordinary and disruptive year we have had to date. While most of us long for normalcy, I suspect we would be better served by embracing much of our new normal. During this time of Covid-19, hosting a film festival in a physical theatre would most likely have limited appeal. So this year, the…

Imagining translucent spaces with artist + sculptor Do Ho Suh

Sculptural disciplines are most associated with the weight and heaviness of dense materials, expertly carved or rendered to create an artwork depicted as a third dimensional expression – present in the spaces we inhabit from varying tangible angles. Korean sculptor Do Ho Suh defies all notions of attachments to sedimentary materials, employing instead, the tactile…

Gaze Art Advisory + Projects: expanding the boundaries of art advisory

Khumo Sebambo is a writer and curator whose work has emphasised collaboration and a deep knowledge of the artists she has worked with throughout her growing career. Her practice as a curator explores collective memory, nostalgia, popular culture and includes a special interest in textile arts. This is the foundation for her engagement with art….