Were the 80s the Zenith of Queer Cinema?

During the 80s, queer filmmakers from around the globe took up the camera to tell previously untold stories in bold and creative ways, bringing unapologetic portrayals of LGBTQ+ individuals to the big screen. The world stood on the cusp of transformation. Borders were poised to change, the fight to end Apartheid in South Africa persisted,…

Behind the Biennale: Sandra Gamarra Heshiki’s Ode to the Migrant Is an Exercise in Unlearning

On the occasion of the 60th Venice Biennale — open now and running until 24 November 2024 — Something Curated continues its series, Behind the Biennale. Comprising a collection of essays from the curators of select national pavilions, the series offers first-hand perspectives on some of this year’s most exciting presentations. Following Yvonne Billimore and Jussi Koitela’s essay on curating…

Behind the Biennale: Yvonne Billimore and Jussi Koitela Want Everyone to Feel Pleasure

On the occasion of the 60th Venice Biennale — open now and running until 24 November 2024 — Something Curated continues its series, Behind the Biennale. Comprising a collection of essays from the curators of select national pavilions, the series offers first-hand perspectives on some of this year’s most exciting presentations. Following the curators of the National Pavilion of Saudi…

SC Exclusive: Archipelago Intuition — A Photo Story by Jawara Alleyne, Labō Young and Igor Furtado

The paths of Jawara Alleyne, Labō Young and Igor Furtado crossed during their time at Grand Cayman estate, Palm Heights — while the three were participating in the Open Palm artist residency programme. Caymanian-Jamaican designer and artist Alleyne, whose multidisciplinary practice explores Caribbean mythologies, normally lives and works in London. Hailing from Brazil, Young creates…

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