Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 days ago

Turbine Art Fair 2017 // The Red Edifice of Cultural Display

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An iconic red roof rests on brick and mortar in the midst of the bustling city. A mammoth giant. The glass and steel structure extends into ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 week ago

Marcia Elizabeth // Capturing Moments of Collective Memory and ’90s Nostalgia

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A saturated mustard yellow surface glistens, punctuated by gleaming circles of a similar shade. A jar brimming with nostalgic gelatinous for...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

Jéad Stehr // FUTURE 76

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Born at the turn of the century, eighteen year old chocolate-ice-cream-eating and mom to seven cats, Read More

Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

Lightfarm // Creating a Culture of Collaboration in the Print Studio

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Autumnal light cascades through the intersecting branches of a small avenue of plane trees. The occasional hoot peppers the ambient buzzing ...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

AUTONOMY WAVE: a new platform for production and presentation of work by emerging artists

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The month of June memorialises a historical moment. A fracture. Immortalised in the national narrative.  A crucial rupture of resistance.  J...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

Euridice Kala AKA Zaituna Kala // Sea (E)Scapes from the Shores of Slavery

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The freedom of all is essential to my freedom -Mikhail Bakunin The tide of migration; sweeping through coastlines. A personal...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 months ago

NTU: UBULAWU // Collaborative Transcontinental Healing Practices in East London’s Auto Italia

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Mounds of earth erupt from a soft slate coloured screed floor. Soil cocoons containing rectangular white boxes pepper the project space. Inf...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 2 months ago

Trotse Tert // Advocating Self-Acceptance in the Digital Age

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In the pastel pink Wild-West of bejeweled flip-phones, albino pythons and shotguns Blünke Janse van Rensburg reigns kween. Soft sunsets merg...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 3 months ago

Blake Daniels // A Visual Mythology of Tales from Here and Later

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Layers of line and form shapeshift under the veil of indigo ambiguity. Punctuated by palpable desire. Unapologetically queering time and spa...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 3 months ago

Khaya Witbooi // A Floral Kingdom of Historic Imperialism

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Soil of the land pours fourth from a concrete fissure. Protea graves lie on an earthy deathbed. The indigenous plants strewn across the floo...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 3 months ago

Dokter and Misses // Awaking from the Weird Dream

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A parallel dimension, encased in conical form. Visually descending into perfect symmetry. Eruption. Entropy. Intersecting lines define shape...

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