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
The first time I found myself in the swamp I was eleven years old. I was on the […]
Cultivating And when you offered that pained expression through a bus window, I suppose you would have already […]
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 […]