Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”

Only someone with a lying mouth, according to Yoruba oral tradition, would speak first and look for visual confirmation second.(1) Untold centuries later, the expression retains its value: photography’s maneuvers depend on the fact that truth is determined by the eye. The complete history of photography is inextricable from colonialism in Africa—its establishment, rule, and […]

Posted at 10:03 pm on April 19, 2017 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, Art Agenda | Continue reading

Derya Akay

We may be familiar with the most notorious psychedelic drugs – psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, MDMA – but it’s easy to underestimate the force with which simple kitchen supplies can alter our minds. Latent power hides in heaped spoonfuls of nutmeg or just a shred of a ghost pepper; rye grain is an occasional host for […]

Posted at 8:06 pm on April 10, 2017 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, frieze | Continue reading