White Skin, Black Masks: On the “Decolonial Desire” of Vasco Araújo

by Efua Bea I walked into the opening of Vasco Araújo’s Decolonial Desire exhibition, his first UK solo show, at Autograph ABP last month with somewhat low expectations. I guess I’ve just become a little tired of white men getting lots of funding and lots of space to tell me about my Blackness, the history… Read More

ART AND EMPIRE @ TATE BRITAIN

by Zarina Muhammad   Institutions can never satisfactorily deal with confronting colonialism’s past and present. That is a fact. They never go far enough. There is never any real denouncement, never any sincere apology, or rather, confrontation of the subject. I went to see Artist and Empire with some brown friends and we were loud and… Read More

Exhibition review: The white washing of Marie Stopes’ eugenicist beliefs

By Dana Khalil Ahmad “Certainly there are very real differences between us of race, age, and sex. But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal to recognise those differences, and to examine the distortions which result from our misnaming them and their effects upon human behaviour and… Read More