Four Women, For Women: Caribbean Diaspora Artists Reimag(in)ing the Fine Art Canon

In keeping with my determination to continue publishing work on intersected issues of gender, race and geographic inclusivity, specifically in relation to museums, galleries and the arts – often against all the odds within a very exclusionary Euro-American academy – I am pleased that my research on Caribbean diaspora artists, initially compiled for conference presentations... Continue Reading →

Installation Art by Otobong Nkanga (on display in Oxford, UK, until November 2016)

The angular and multi-layered, architectural installation "Tsumeb Fragments" (2015) by Nigerian contemporary artist Otobong Nkanga is on display at Modern Art Oxford as part of the exhibition "KALEIDOSCOPE: It's Me to the World" (20 August - 17 November 2016). Like many works from Nkanga's portfolio, Tsumeb Fragments addresses the themes of landscape, memory and the legacies of colonialism... Continue Reading →

Switch House at Tate Modern: plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose…

It was worth braving the crowds to view the new Switch House extension at Tate Modern on Bankside during its launch week (14-19 June 2016) and explore several new floors of contemporary art from Tate's permanent collection, as well as selected pieces on temporary display in the featured Artists' Rooms and themed galleries. For this inaugural summer... Continue Reading →

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