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Chilean-Peruvian Artist Ivana De Vivanco Gives Voice To The Overlooked Stories Of Nonconforming Women

Covering painting, sculpture and video, Chilean-Peruvian artist Ivana de Vivanco examines capitalistic development through a feminist viewpoint in her site-specific intervention Two Pennies for Myself and Tea (2021) at London’s SCAN – Spanish Contemporary Art Network, warping male-centred systems of dominance and exploitation. Despite its misleading resonance of a nursery rhyme, the title extracts a…

5 Cultural Producers Shaping Rwanda’s Creative Landscape

A landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley, where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge, Rwanda’s terrain is highly elevated, giving it the soubriquet, “land of thousand hills.” With its geography dominated by mountains in the west and savanna to the east, the country is filled with numerous mineral-dense lakes. Boasting a…

Interviews

Interview: Teen Romance & Tracey Emin Inspire LRS Desig...

Known for its avant-garde and artistic pieces, New York based label LRS, helmed by designer Raul Solis, takes inspiration from the intense and energetic feeling of young love for Spring/Summer 2022. Having garnered a reputation for his subversive take on sportswear, Solis gained experience at Proenza Schouler prior to launching his own label. The latest…

Interview: Dario Calmese On New Collaborations, Exhibiting A...

Occupying the intersection of art, fashion and academia, Dario Calmese is an artist, urbanist, director and brand consultant based in New York. Classically trained in the performing arts, he uses his knowledge of movement, gesture, and psychology to create complex characters and narratives that explore history, race, class, and what it means to be human….

 

The Instagram Archive Championing Intersectional Nostalgia

Created by London-based curator Mica, Instagram archive @rewindbeauties celebrates, as she puts, “intersectional nostalgia,” through a trove of compelling and evocative images, largely originating from the 60s and 70s and documenting the beauty and cultures of people of colour. Intersectionality is an analytical framework for understanding how aspects of a person’s social and political identities…

How An Interrupted Art Biennial Became A Feature Film

In March 2020, plans for the second edition of the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA2), a major international contemporary art event, were abruptly stopped by the rapid spread of COVID-19 just a few weeks before the opening. Chief curator Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel decided to transform the exhibition into a film set, reimagining the biennial…

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