Cecilia Paredes

~ “The way the world is evolving, with such greed and corruption, sometimes I feel that art is a form of salvation; the only place a human being can find solace” Cecilia Paredes……………………… ~ THE EYE IS CAUGHT BY COLOUR. Pattern engages the mind. Ambiguity fuels the imagination. This is no mere accident; these traits … Continue reading

Q&A: Alternatives – Tomoko Hayashi (part 2)

THIS IS PART 2 of the Q&A ‘Alternatives’ interview with Tomoko Hayashi. You can read Part 1 here. View of Tomoko Hayashi’s exhibition at CoCA, Poland in 2013 – the jewellery on display was manufactured from human tears. The works were conceived after working with a group of engineers in Tokyo where she learned of an … Continue reading

China: Latin-American Pavilion

~ BRINGING LATIN-AMERICA TO CHINA Alasdair Foster has been named as the Commissioner for the Latin-American Pavilion at the 2013 Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) in China. Extending over more than 600 square metres, the Pavilion will feature work from Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico and Venezuela. The five curators selected by Alasdair Foster for the Pavilion … Continue reading

Tatjana Plitt

~ “These individuals are at the battlefront for marriage equality” Tatjana Plitt ~ A PORTRAIT is a partnership and a performance. It is created between the artist and the sitter to be newly recreated by every viewer. A fly-on-the-wall documentary may capture images of people unawares, but this is not truly portraiture. For a portrait is … Continue reading

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