Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks ago

Trotse Tert // The alter ego unapologetically embracing loneliness

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Blünke Janse van Rensburg is the mistress and mastermind behind ...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 1 month ago

Future 76 // In dealing with the colonial wound


Coloniality describes the hidden process of erasure, devaluation, and disavowing of certain human beings, ways of thinking, ways of livi...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

Fatima Tayob Moosa – Metaphysical Encounters and Cathartic Moments

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Ephemeral. A momentary meeting of colour-spectrum bleed. Fluidity of form. Trickling tenderly. The suspended timelessness of abstraction. ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 months ago

CANINE WISDOM FOR THE BARKING DOG – THE DOG DONE GONE DEAF // Exploring the Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh with Artistic Intervention at the Dakar Biennial


Sonically transformed. Haunting vibrations converging in crescendo. Signifying colourways correlating corresponding frequencies as music...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 months ago

Abri de Swardt’s Ridder Thirst // Collaging Historiographies of Queer Youth

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An anonymity of objects, each with an individual history. Tussled and turned. Transformed by the rhythm of a pulsing river. Caked in the...

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Gemma Hart / fashion / 4 months ago

Notion of Form // Embracing Multiculturalism through Abstraction

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Intersecting lines flow into form. Revealing subtleties of the figure. Long limbs extend from folds. Striking asymmetry. Frills unfurl in co...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

Internet Censorship // Undermining the democratization of information


“To the past, or to the future. To an age when thought is free. From the Age of Big Brother, from the Age of the Thought Police, from a dead...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

School of Anxiety // Processes of (Un)learning in Collaborative Art Praxis

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“Whoever has learned to be anxious in the right way has learned the ultimate.” ― Søren Kierkegaard The School of Anxiety (SoA...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

Strategies for Survival – An Arts Course Countering Histories of Erasure


“Reading silences, rereading denials, deciphering edited out material and actively pouring over existent African Studies scholarship about i...

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Gemma Hart / Photography / 5 months ago

Photographer Hana Jayne Sho’s series Boys in Light // The Intimate Moments of Collaboration


Forms of flesh awash with pale pink hues, steeped in the sounds Lana Del Rey’s youthful lullabies. Tendrils of smoke twist and turn off the ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

Visualizing Privilege in the Wake of Woke // With Rebone Masemola

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I am heterosexual I have never been a victim of violence because of my sexuality I still identify as the gender I was born in. I ne...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 6 months ago

Love is a Difficult Blue // Cathartic Moments in Collaborative Practice with Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh


Washes of colour bleed into pools of pleasure. Delicately drawn and intricately articulated. Forms of flesh emerge from thread. The intersec...

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