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Speeches From A White Cube – Thenjiwe Nkosi

THENJIWE I cannot ask you to suspend these walls and forget their context those sidewalks live with you in some way even with closed eyes hands grasping the ledge of this doorway to pull you into this implicitly still space … Continue reading

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pack up your politics. place it under spine.

sketch from the IN CONVERSATION series

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in conversation – a series

Visuals and audio below comprise an expert for a larger series I have begun to produce – titled In Conversation. In Conversation – politics of social interaction, networking – those associated power dynamics, body language and its implications – connected … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Goliath (excerpts from Bouquet I, II, III and BERNICE)

I am a strong proponent for art that reveals the most vulnerable within the artist’s character or that directly attempts to unveil the most vulnerable in others. This is brave art. This art exposes fallibility and humanity, which at it’s best … Continue reading

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Carrie Mae Weems

How does the ‘historical’ document box up your past and determine for the rest of the world what your present is? And in the midst of this narrowing of your individual pathway how and who would contribute to a progressive … Continue reading

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Zaneli Muholi and Zineb Sedira

How does having a relationship with that which is or those who are photographed, alter the perspective of viewer. All elements within an image affect interpretation: angle, facial expression, body position, distance, action. The photographer can patronize, embrace, deceive, simply … Continue reading

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When do objects carry the weight of story?

At the age of 16 Jessica Backhaus began her studies as a photographer. Her passion drew her to Paris and New York. Her frame contains the pulse of lost narrative. Looking at each image is like looking at the residue … Continue reading

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