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

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. http://www.thedockyard.co.uk/plan/events/art-dockyard/ “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 […]