Archives for posts tagged ‘colonialism’

Ryan Perez

Ryan Perez Work from Three Sisters. “In the series Three Sisters, Perez has titled each work after a ship on Columbus’ maiden voyage to the Americas. The studio constructions in these three photos are comprised of floral-patterned fabrics, reflective foils, plastics — reworkings of inexpensive, mass-produced goods that likely made their own voyage to the […]

Nikhil Chopra

Nikhil Chopra Works from him oeuvre. “Nikhil Chopra works at the boundaries between theatre, performance, live art, painting, photography and sculpture. He devises fictional characters that draw on India’s colonial history as well as his own personal history. He inhabits these characters in largely improvised performances that last up to 3 days. Chopra’s character, Sir […]

Kader Attia

Kader Attia Works from REPAIR. 5 ACTS and dOCUMENTA (13). “REPAIR. 5 ACTS at KW Institute for Contemporary Art is French-Algerian artist Kader Attia’s first institutional solo exhibition in Germany. For KW, Attia develops a site-specific installation in five acts, which applies his concept of “repair” as reconstruction in a wider sense to political, cultural and scientific […]

Andrea Chung

Andrea Chung Work from Caribbean Life & Travel. “My work examines cultures created under the influence of colonial and post-colonial regimes and their relationship to The Land. I mine foodstuffs, recipes and archival materials such as photographs and tourist publications, in order to reconstruct and create a new series of narratives, which I juxtapose against […]