22 May 2015

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Fig-2 – Week 11 – Beth Collar – 16-22 March (by AJ Dehany)

It follows me around like a fog, or I move through it like a ghost. Neither one thing nor another, everywhere and nowhere, I’m never sure what I’m supposed to be. Liminality in general usage is variously employed to mean ‘between two things’, kind of both and neither. The state between caterpillar and butterfly; the periods […]

24 February 2015

Unstuck in Time: Conflict Explored In Tate Modern Photography Exhibition

He sits there lifesize or perhaps larger-than-life, still frozen almost 50 years later, with the vacant stare of a witness struck dumb and nothing at all like the numerous small reproductions seen so often in books and magazines. Don McCullin shot five single frames, each identical, of the US Marine in Vietnam. He didn’t blink […]

1 December 2014

Duration And Conflict Explored In New Tate Photography Exhibition

It’s an ambitious show that seeks to refresh assumptions about a photographic genre whilst also bringing together works from 150 years worth of practice,derived from different artists of  different origin. ‘Conflict, time and Photography’ at the Tate achieves one of these aims, and almost the other. The premise of this very large group show is […]

21 May 2013

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Melting Cultural Frame-works

Melting Cultural Frame-works   Big metropolises such as London, New York, Shanghai, not to mention New Delhi or Mumbai are going to get even bigger in future, turning into mega-regions. They are busy cross-roads of ideas, concepts, and cultures, where immigrants often transform the dominant civilisation, whilst adjusting to a new way of life.   […]

21 March 2013

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California Digital Arts showcases Luxembourg artist for the first time

Archetypal Symbolism in Sultana Raza’s Abstract Digital Artwork   Digital Arts: California has selected 78 finalists from 27 countries for its Simply The Best 2 show of artworks of international digital artists, and photographers. For the first time, this includes works from Indian-born Luxembourg-based artist/writer Sultana Raza.   Her abstract digital artworks explore themes related […]