The people in Kaffa want to know if I’m worried. The goat problem. They went a bit strange […]
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 […]
I withdraw into myself, and discover a world, albeit a notional world of dark desire rather than one […]
When the evening of January 5 arrives, Luisa leaves a water bowl and some grass outside, so that […]