Baring Oneself: Nudity, History and Health – Phoebe Boswell

It's over a year since I luckily met Phoebe Boswell at her solo show with Tiwani Contemporary. For Every Real Word Spoken was my introduction to her brilliance and it was a beautifully interactive body of work that celebrated womanhood in all it's naked glory. This is a theme that Boswell continues with in her latest exhibition … Continue reading Baring Oneself: Nudity, History and Health – Phoebe Boswell

Bald Black Girls: I Am Not My Hair

Thursday the 11th of April saw the private viewing of Ruth Sutoyé's first solo exhibition titled Bald Black Girls. Curated by Sutoyé and Aliyah Hasinah, Bald Black Girls explores Black women's relationship with hair, the construction of femininity and masculinity in relation to hair, as well as sexuality that is imposed on their being as … Continue reading Bald Black Girls: I Am Not My Hair

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Paving The Way: Classic Nigerian Artists

Nigerian art, or rather contemporary African art, is bustling in the industry presently; investments are being made, works are now being sold for millions of dollars, and more artists of African/Nigerian descent are being thrusted into the spotlight. There is a proliferation of fairs that is centred around African art - not the one's within … Continue reading Paving The Way: Classic Nigerian Artists