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ROSA JOHAN UDDOH ON FEMINIST CERAMICS AND THE WILLIAMS SISTERS

WILDABOUT sat down with London based artist Rosa Johan Uddoh. Rosa works mainly through performance, ceramics and collage on themes of spatial agency, colonial memory and radical self love. She is currently studying MA Fine Art Media at the Slade School of Fine Art. Her work will be on show at the ‘Mene Mene Tekel Parsin’ exhibition […]

THE AGEING BODY OF FASHION: THE GOODIES AND THE BADDIES

A fashion model is always associated with youthfulness. A model must always be young, energetic, and modern, and dressed in the latest fashion, they are supposed to represent the aspirational woman. The Gigi’s, the Kendall’s and the Bellas all fit into the narrow age slot of twenty to twenty-four. Flipping through old and current fashion […]

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 […]

WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN GRIME?

Plot twist: The following article does not actually answer this question. Because this question is deceiving. Female grime artists aren’t hiding, they aren’t non-existent, they will never and have never disappeared. Recognition and a lack of appreciation within the music industry are the main factors in inhibiting their progress. The facts It’s 2017. According to […]

DIVERSE CHANGES: GUCCI’S INCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS

Since 1921, Gucci has set the pace for the fashion industry. From instantly iconic prints to outrageous fashion campaigns, the Italian fashion house has always pushed the design boundaries. Sometimes a little bit too much though. Recently, Gucci has been been questioned about its somewhat dated values. Casting Director, James Scully openly criticised the company […]

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 NEW AMERICAN NOSTALGIA

Nostalgia can be dangerous. The evocation of a past lost to time has become a political weapon, almost exclusively utilised by the Right. “Make America Great Again.” “Let’s Take Back Control.” Both slogans evoke the sense of something being lost: a once-great America, now tumbling towards mediocrity; a populous once in control of their borders […]

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