How to take care of the lives you have entered. What do we mean when we ask permission. The illusion of care without doing the work of care. Who are the curators that don’t have conflict of interest. Selective argument […]
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The recent ‘What Should White Culture Do? Art, Politics, Race’ brought academics and artists together for a day-long symposium at the Royal College of Art. Sonya Dyer contends that, judging by the approach of some of those talking at the event, the answer to the question is, ‘Much more than this’.
To coincide with Soul of a Nation at Tate Modern, US writer Claudia Rankine presented a reading from her new play, which explores racism in the art world and beyond. Sonya Dyer found it a powerful vehicle for exploring the intersections of capitalism, race, empathy and resistance – particularly in light of the Dana Schutz Whitney Biennial controversy and a renewed focus on depictions of the Black body.
A MUST READ – http://asianworldnews.co.uk/localnews/who-really-populates-britains-arts-sector/
The controversy over the Dana Schutz painting, Open Casket, has prompted protests, a call for the work to be destroyed and much anger and debate. Chris Sharratt reports.
Working in a wide-range of media from film to sculpture to performance, London-based artist Larry Achiampong draws on colonial history, his own Ghanian heritage, and the experience of growing up in Britain to create works that explore ideas around class, race and cultural identity. Wayne Burrows talks to him.
Do you think art galleries who receive funding form ACE should support everyone? When galleries talk about DIVERSITY and ticking that box when supporting artists what do they actually mean? Do they really support British Indian Artists, living and working in the UK ? […]
While reading the ‘The Art of Illusion’ page, 291, I came across this quote… ‘ I believe it is only by considering these psychological aspects of image making and image reading that we may come closer to an understanding of […]
Settled series; An Essence of G, Uncle, 2011 oil on canvas, Loleithaart One Sunday afternoon, as I visited my Uncle and family, we were all chilled out after our lovely meal of chicken, rice and peas, mac and cheese, roast […]
‘Baby baby’ Tissue paper, 2015/6 The power of birth! This particular piece is identifying our beginning, the hopes and dreams of a new life, innocence and happiness. All before LIFE’S stuff, incidents and perceptions are propelled, like the drivers in […]
October/November 2015… To begin my dissertation, I researched Augusta to express her depiction of race and identity. image: ‘Realization, 1938’. Scale, Unknown, clay/plaster Empowerment. The Harlem Renaissance 1918-1937 promoted civil rights for the African-American cultural identity, it was a movement […]
#loleithaart ‘hair done’ pastel on paper. 58×42 My reflections on preparing hair, washing, conditioning and blowing drying, straightening and a quick trim until we get the perfection we desire. I drew this as I was waiting for the potatoes to […]
I am a third-year undergraduate student currently studying at UCS. Perception Series:
While working on my dissertation, with the focus on Augusta Savage & Kara Walker’s artwork. I work with the same focus on Identity, perceptions, and the representation of these subjects.
A one-day symposium on the visibility and presence of Black subjects in (mostly British) art, 21.02.2015