— 2020.11.16

Nuría Marquès, Es Baluard Museum, Palma

The absurdity of the economic embargo Iran has suffered since 1995 leads to a situation whereby all logic is vain, drained of any sense. Everything is relative, the priorities are not the same; the system of economic value is thus different and everyday life becomes a subject for observation in Marquès’ drawings, where she carries us over to another world, to the realm of the imagination. These drawings float, there is no gravity, no perspective. Everything is suspended on the white that remains on the page like a mental projection space.

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— 2020.04.28

Soufiane Ababri in conversation with Cécile Bourne-Farrell

Soufiane Ababri: A conversation between the artist and Cécile Bourne-Farrell, first published in Something We Africans Got, October 2018 and in Arts Cabinet.   Soufiane Ababri was born in 1985 in Rabat, Morocco and lives and works in Paris and Tangier. He studied at Montpellier Ecole des Beaux-Arts 2007-2009 and Art Déco ENSAD 2010- 2014. He […]

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— 2020.04.10

Zineb Sedira: La mémoire est mon fantôme à moi

Dans le cadre de la nouvelle édition de Arts Cabinet autour des migrations, je conduis une série d’entretiens avec des artistes autour du sucre comme vecteur commun autour de l’Histoire de l’esclavagisme et de ses rapports contemporains. Nombreux sont les artistes contemporains qui ont traité ce sujet contingent à l’esclavagisme, à l’environnement et à ses […]

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— 2020.04.09

Julian Germain: Extraordinary experiences, loaded with uncertainty

Germain retraced the steps of Nathaniel Wells from his now derelict estate at Piercefield House to his birthplace in the West Indies. The images reflect upon the sugar industry, slavery and colonialism and consider the ongoing significance of the historical links between the two locations, as well as how today’s social and economic landscape continues to necessitate migration and how this movement of people manifests in Wales.

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— 2020.03.22
Manufacture Llona Nemeth

Melting Sugar, An interview with Llona Nemeth

Ilona Németh is a conceptual artist, a Professor, and one of the most prominent figures of the Slovak art scene. In recent years, she has undertaken to explore a rather peculiar topic: the manufacturing of sugar in Slovakia.

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