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6 BIPOC Filmmakers Decolonising Contemporary Cinema

In an industry that has traditionally confined characters of colour to sidekicks and stereotypes, post-colonial theory can be useful to unpack some of the racial tropes that have long been taken for granted in cinema. The medium of film offers an accessible way in which to address the issues and on-going effects of colonialism, functioning…

Interview: Artist Himali Singh Soin On Almanacs, South Asian Futurism & The Power Of The Word

Based between Dehli and London, Himali Singh Soin’s complex practice embraces numerous outputs, from poetry and writing to film and performance. Her multidisciplinary works employ metaphors from outer space and the natural environment to construct imaginary cosmologies of interference, alienation and intimacy. Inspired by her own journey to the Arctic Circle, last year Singh Soin…

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Interview: Artist Himali Singh Soin On Almanacs, South Asian...

Based between Dehli and London, Himali Singh Soin’s complex practice embraces numerous outputs, from poetry and writing to film and performance. Her multidisciplinary works employ metaphors from outer space and the natural environment to construct imaginary cosmologies of interference, alienation and intimacy. Inspired by her own journey to the Arctic Circle, last year Singh Soin…

Interview: Luar’s Raul Lopez In Conversation With Dominican ...

Dominican born and US based visual artist Bony Ramirez’s works explore complex social and political issues through sumptuously rendered depictions of anatomically distorted figures. Taking inspiration from nature and his Caribbean roots, as well as architecture and Renaissance art, the artist’s practice embraces a breadth of media, from paint and oil pastels to clay and…

Interview: Artist Cedric Mizero On Curiosity, Celebrating Wo...

Born and raised in a small village in the Western Province of Rwanda, self-taught multidisciplinary artist Cedric Mizero’s work embraces the exchange of ideas and meaningful collaborative relationships, celebrating the voices of many diverse fellow artists and artisans with the intention of drawing attention to the people of the rural and poor areas of Rwanda….

 

Mumbai Gallerist Amrita Jhaveri’s Quarantine Reading List

Mumbai-based gallery Jhaveri Contemporary was established in 2010 by sisters Amrita and Priya Jhaveri with a focus on representing artists, across generations and nationalities, whose work is informed by South Asian connections and traditions. Platforming emerging voices alongside the diverse practices of long-celebrated luminaries, the gallery’s eclectic curatorial approach champions a uniquely layered and discursive…

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