April Krause is a psychogeographer, researcher and maker of art and visual culture and a designer. Her experiences and interests are wide-ranging and include professional experience as an architect and graphic designer, and studies in architecture, fine arts and cultural geography. Her focus is concerned with how humans inhabit spaces, particularly within the current anthropocentric conditions and impact of climatic and environment
In South Africa, photography has always been intimately connected to the political. Photographers such as David Goldblatt and […]
I was brought up across two cultures, a strict Islamic one and a Western British colonial one – an Egyptian father, a British mother, a childhood in Nigeria, a Catholic Missionary school, teenage years wearing the veil in Saudi Arabia. As a hybrid of these cultures and faiths, and as a kind of aftermath of colonialism, my internal struggles to forge stable identities led me to seek out a personal body vocabulary. I am drawn to hybrid, ‘grotesque’ and ornamental forms.
In a week that has seen an unarmed black teen shot down by police, a controversial art performance […]
When Sierra Leone appears in the western media the focus is on health pandemics; child soldiers and civil […]
Pete Moi Conteh is a writer and filmmaker. Born in Sierra Leone, he now lives in Manchester. @peetahmoykontay
I return often to Lorna Simpson’s ‘Waterbearer’ (1986). The work speaks to me of women and history, and the silencing of women’s […]