Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 days 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 / 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 / 2 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 / 2 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 / 3 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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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 3 months ago

Also Known As Africa // World Fairs and Cultural Colonialism

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“The people come to understand that wealth is not the fruit of labour but the result of organised, protected robbery.” - Frantz Fanon The...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

Dollface: Subverting Gendered Norms // In Conversation with Daniella Dagnin

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Dolls fire our collective imagination, for better and – too often – for worse. From life-size dolls the same height as the little girls ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

Tiffany Smith // An Exploration of Multinational Boundaries as the Home-Grown-Immigrant and Perpetual Tourist

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Palm trees quiver in the Caribbean diaspora. Beaches are ablaze with the warm sun as it transgresses time zones. Ripe fruit hangs languidly ...

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Gemma Hart / fashion / 5 months ago

IKsasa Lami by Siyababa Mtshali // Conscious Design and Time-travelling Narratives

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The technological time-traveler, appears brazenly in this dimension. Donned in silver chains and tassels. The imposing presence is revealed ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 5 months ago

Kiluanji Kia Henda’s In the Days of a Dark Safari // Disrupting Colonial Narratives and the Nature of Necropolitics

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Cloaked in swathes of cloth. Drenched in darkness. Morphous forms are interrupted only by protruding horns that peer from beneath the surfac...

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Gemma Hart / fashion / 5 months ago

Proponents of Collaboration // Swift Thrift & Chaf Kozy

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“Collaborating is especially important for the youth trying to build a name for themselves through their work. You can’t just always be wait...

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