Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 days 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

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

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 weeks 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 / 2 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 / 2 months ago

Internet Censorship // Undermining the democratization of information

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“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 / 2 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 / 3 months ago

Strategies for Survival – An Arts Course Countering Histories of Erasure

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“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 / 3 months ago

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

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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 / 3 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 / 4 months ago

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

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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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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

Denise Bertschi // State Fiction and the Fallacy of Neutrality

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Stacks of time-stained pages - riffled and rummaged through. Transactions marked only by an undiscovered paper trail. Complicit in ink. Char...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

Thakirah Allie’s Hey Sexy // Countering Catcalling by Claiming the Narrative

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“This led me to only focus on how this makes women feel - about themselves, about their bodies, about their spaces in society and about the ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 6 months ago

Spellbinders- Whimsical and Witty // Modes of Engaging with the Curatorial Project

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Levitating canvases - layered with brush strokes. Interwoven narratives and dust-laden histories. Display cases bursting with aged newspaper...

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