Digitisation of Knowledge? Joanna Vestey’s Conditions of Knowledge Exhibition

Image Credit: Kimberly Glassman What are the conditions that allow us to use and store knowledge? What supports (both physical and otherwise) do we use to access this knowledge? Moreover, how has this narrative changed in our age of new media digitisation? Joanna Vestey’s Conditions of Knowledge (2018) exhibition at the North Wall Arts Centre […]

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The Drive to ‘Air Drive’

Buildings, cars, more buildings and more cars, all fly past as I speed through downtown, in the scorching desert heat, on my way to MAD Gallery, Dubai. Never has the phrase ‘concrete jungle’ seemed more apt, than amidst this frenzy of all things glitzy and glamorous about extreme urbanization. Never have the glass monsters that […]

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Come down to the lady garden…

Lady Garden is a three-woman art exhibition staged in the unconventional setting of Kiss Bar on Park End Street. Against the backdrop of a nightclub (functioning bar included) Ruskin School of Art students Angeli Bhose, Ruth Spencer Jolly and Lu Williams present sculpture, film, sound art, digital collage, drawing and photography. With tongue firmly in cheek, the […]

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A faceless muse

When I stumbled upon the Saatchi gallery exhibition ‘photography, out of focus,’ there seemed to be something so apt for the modern world of fashion. Photographers, who had purposefully etched out and distorted the faces of their subjects to create faceless art to make the viewer question from where our beauty and identity arises. The […]

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