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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 […]

On Black Performativity and Finding Solace in QTIPOC Spaces: an Interview with Daniel Brathwaite-Shirley

Daniel is a queer non-binary black artist whose pronouns are they. They are dedicated to creating work around and for QTIPOC groups. Their artist pseudonym is Ladyd. Wildabout: Could you define your art for us? Daniel: I would say my art is recording and exploring the experiences of QTIPOC people within London. A lot of it is […]

Laurence Philomene on photography, gender and capitalism

Laurence Philomene is a photographer and curator from Montreal, Canada – using their work to explore the power balances and intersections between the feminine and masculine. After studying professional photography at Dawson college in Montreal, Laurence decided to go back and study history and anthropology which ignited their passion to explore gendered codes and the ideologies of identity. […]

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