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Nolan Oswald Dennis’ Conditions

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If anything, Conditions, small as it might seem, is a really dense exposition to a very complex issue that needs the visitor to take their time in perusing each work.

Athi Mongezeleli Joja reviews Nolan Oswald Dennis’ Conditions
cycliverse model cosmogony, 2021

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Remmy Sserwadda


Remmy’s short coming however lies in his inability to zero down on a particular subject or themes that he could dance around to make a whole. He wobbles around multiple ideas that he fails to link into one.

Matt Kayem reviews the work of Remmy Sserwadda.
What’s Up, 2020

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Quintus Jan Telting


Telting’s paintings are topical and relevant in their own right. I have discussed them from the point of view of Telting’s commitment as a Black artist, and I have linked his work to the concept of Black Aesthetics. I take it that, once his work is juxtaposed to works from the Stedelijk Museum’s permanent collection, new relations, perspectives and cross-pollinations come to the surface, and will continue to do so.

Dineke Blom on Quintus Jan Telting
Opus#1315, The Microspy Contraption

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Young African Artists


Artworks and projects that subtly weave in social and political awareness into a broader tapestry of our everyday human concerns have the potential to acquire more immersive and complex dimensions.

Joseph Omoh Ndukwu on Young African Artists
Moustapha Baidi Oumarou, Untitled, 2020

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Benji Reid: Laugh at Gravity


“The starting point of my work is what I refer to as a ‘love-note to my daughter’. I started capturing her everyday life as a child. I evolved my style through play and experimenting.”

Christabel Johanson interviews Benji Reid
Light Bike, 2021, Giclée print, 110 x 165 cm. Edition of 8 plus 2 artist’s proofs

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September edition, 2021

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