Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora!

I've been waiting for an exhibition that would sucker-punch me upon entry this year. An exhibition that would stir a whirlwind of emotions at each turn and, yesterday, I found it. For reasons unknown I had been putting off visiting the Autograph ABP, where Omar Victor Diop's exhibition is up, for a little while; I … Continue reading Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora!

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July: Artist Of The Month – Ibe Ananaba

Welcome! This months artist is a stupendous artist that I've been following for a little while now: Ibeabuchi Ananaba. Ananaba, born (1976) in Belgium, was raised in Aba, Abia state (located in Nigeria). Holding a degree in Fine and Applied Arts, Ananaba's pieces tend to centre around the societal and political issues that Nigeria faces. He … Continue reading July: Artist Of The Month – Ibe Ananaba

INTERSECTION: Choto, Kruger & Matloga.

What is it called when you get to see 3 young talented artists exhibit their work in one space? Magic?; Inspirational?; [Redacted Expletive] Amazing!? Tyburn Gallery has brought out a group exhibition called INTERSECTION that includes young emerging artists with different mediums: Gabriel Choto, Gabrielle Kruger and Neo Matloga. I attended the private viewing on Thursday 12th … Continue reading INTERSECTION: Choto, Kruger & Matloga.

Bush Theatre’s ‘Leave Taking’: Review.

Maybe it was reading a raft of articles discussing the ongoing dehumanising of the children of British colonialism and imperialism via government policy over decades culminating in the Windrush Scandal. Maybe it was listening to various podcasts discussing inter-generational trauma and the inheritance of a collective shame. Maybe it was seeing years of a lived … Continue reading Bush Theatre’s ‘Leave Taking’: Review.