Istanbul Biennial: A journey through Saltwater…

https://youtu.be/GEawEY4CDaE This year's Istanbul Biennial theme “Saltwater” suggests restorative properties; cleansing, nourishing and “healing” as the curator, Christov-Bakargiev, has indicated. And it was the latter of these properties that resonated with me when I escaped the tourist sites (which ironically, I became a sight for the locals and tourists fixated on a black girl wandering around... Continue Reading →

Seoul siSTARS: Black Girls Rock Korea

Highlighting two amazing young African-American women who've ditched the limitations of their home country that come with being women - and black, to reap opportunities that South Korea has to offer them - despite the obvious challenges. They've adopted the Korean culture and language which makes them blend in, yet they're using their 'blackness' to their... Continue Reading →

The stencil on the wall: Joe Turpin talks being South African, comparison to Banksy and “Park’s Pleasure” debut

With a successful exhibition already to his name, it's easy to forget the "pop art expressionism" artist is only 19, a student and living in thousands of miles away from home; Johannesburg. In this exclusive interview Joe Turpin talks; being South African, comparison to Bansky and his debut art work "Park’s Pleasure"   What are some of... Continue Reading →

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