Monthly Archives: February 2016

Migrating Dreams and Nightmares

Migrating Dreams and Nightmares Co-organised by Nirmal Puwar and Mariam Motamedi Fraser Exhibition in the Kingsway Corridor at Goldsmiths College. exhibition in response to Jean Mohr and John Berger’s novel A Seventh Man (1975) deals with issues of migrant labour and experience work by Sadek Rahim, and Antoinette Brown in collaboration with Nirmal Puwar Advertisements

Yarl’s Wood

I have been thinking about my research interests and the problems I encountered when making work for the interim show regarding expressing my ideas in a visual way. I think perhaps this may stem from the fact that I have been thinking in fairly abstract terms, about power, language, landscape, plants, borders, control, mobility, etc […]

Of The Sea

I came across an open call for work responding to the theme ‘of the sea’, an upcoming exhibition at Art in the Dockyard in Kent. “With this in mind, The Historic Dockyard Chatham invites artists to submit artworks which address any aspect of the rich British Maritime history of the Dockyard or any broader […]

Essays in Migratory Aesthetics

Hoving I. (2007) ‘Between Relation and the Bare Facts: the Migratory Imagination and Relationality’ in Durrant S., Lord C.M. (eds) (2007) Essays in Migratory Aesthetics. The Netherlands: Rodopi Page 180 “A new transnational sense of (national, regional) space is created, to which migrants can relate as easy as natives. This new imagination takes its point of departure […]

Heather Phillipson at Whitechapel Gallery

– More Flinching (2016) is the outcome of Heather Phillipson’s writing residency at the Whitechapel Gallery – Phillipson presents a sprawling poetic work, printed cheaply and distributed throughout the gallery. The piece combines writing about the shooting of a police dog interspersed with memories of the death of pet, and personal writings that evoke the sense of […]