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
Starting out as an initiative for me to meet more black women interested in the arts, Black Girl Meetup (henceforth BGM) is slowly growing into a communal gathering. On the 10th of January, we had our official 2nd organised meetup to see the wondrous work of Phoebe Boswell's The Space Between Things at Autograph ABP and it … Continue reading Black Girl Meetup: Phoebe Boswell
It's that time again. Another artist for you all to get to know a little bit better and, this time again, it's another black woman photographer: Nicole Rafiki. Last month I had Teff Theory as my AOTM and if you haven't had the chance to read the informal interview with her, you can do so … Continue reading September: Artist Of The Month – Nicole Rafiki
Another overdue edition of artists you should know but just with a different title. These are individuals whose works celebrate blackness, speak loudly the things often whispered and make the invisible visible. A short and brief post, I do hope you manage to explore the artworks of these artists for yourselves be it via google … Continue reading 3 Artists Pushing Boundaries
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