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SAM VERNON

Sam Vernon earned her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2015 and her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2009. Her installations combine xeroxed drawings, photographs, paintings and sculptural components in an exploration of personal narrative and identity. She uses installation and performance to honor the past while revising historical memory. Vernon […]

CLAUDE CAHUN AND GILLIAN WEARING AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Claude Cahun was a photographer and artist associated with the surrealists; her work is radical, personal and sadly all-too-often overlooked. This exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery juxtaposes a wide variety of her photography with art by contemporary British artist Gillian Wearing, who has made works inspired by Cahun on several occasions. Masks and masquerade […]

‘A BODY SO HIGH WITH POLITICS’ WITH MUNESU MUKOMBE

‘Liberty Leading the Digital’ Photography (2014) These portraits were heavily influenced by the Eugène Delacroix painting “Liberty Leading the People.” My interpretation was a revolution through the internet and technology. Liberty leading us through a new age. I shot this with an iPhone camera and used various apps to edit.   Munesu Mukombe is a […]

BLACK FLY ZINE: LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX-UAL HEALTH FOR PEOPLE OF COLOUR

Wildabout in conversation with Nana Adae-Amoakoh and Ella Frost on Black Fly Zine, a zine focusing on sex positivity and sexual health for people of colour and by people of colour.  Nana Adae-Amoakoh is a queer, British-born Ashanti babe focused on facilitating healing spaces for disadvantaged women of colour. Former educator at a specialist school for children expelled […]

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