PDS 2016

Résonances: Second Mouvement

Dans le cadre du Printemps de Septembre 2016 (Toulouse), dirigé par Christian Bernard, l’Espace Croix-Baragnon présente Résonances: Second Mouvement une exposition explorant la notion de rythme dans l’œuvre d’artistes d’horizons divers. Résonances est le deuxième volet du projet “All Of Us Have Sense Of Rhythm” présenté à David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), Londres en 2015,…

Rodrig Mbock, Bendskinners series, 2015. Courtesy: the artist.

Newsletter: September 2016

This summer took eye.on.art between Yaounde and Japan, alongside research and the development of upcoming exhibitions and events. The trip to Yaounde was part of a workshop held at the French Institute (IFC – Yaoundé) in preparation for YaPhoto, the new project co-founded by Christine Eyene and Landry Mbassi, dedicated to promoting photography and lens-based…

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Atelier YaPhoto

En préparation du lancement de YaPhoto, nouvelle plateforme photographique de Yaoundé, l’Institut Français du Cameroun – Yaoundé accueillera un atelier/rencontre destiné à la création photographique camerounaise. Introduit par Landry Mbassi et mené par Christine Eyene, l’atelier inclura une présentation illustrée couvrant certains aspects de la photographie contemporaine, et proposera des lectures de portfolios, du photo…

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Remember That June

by Christine Eyene There is a picture at Ormston House in Limerick, presented as part of the Murder Machine exhibition. It shows a woman wrapped in white sheets. She is lying down with her eyes closed. On her right eyelid is placed a silver coin, while a snake slithers above her head. This picture was…

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Linda O’Keeffe in conversation

Ormston House is pleased to host a conversation between Linda O’Keeffe and Sean Taylor on Thursday 9 June at 6.30pm. Linda O’Keeffe’s newly commissioned work My Voice Is Still Lost was added to the evolving Murder Machine project in May. This project is curated by Christine Eyene in collaboration with Ormston House and in partnership…

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Archival Matters

Archival Matters Curatorial Practice and the Postcolonial Archive | Christine Eyene and Renée Mussai. The (colonial) archive has, in recent years, received significant critical attention from a number of different quarters. Scholars, curators and artists have taken the archive to task: as a critical site for posing questions about practices of colonial governance, or for thinking about the workings of colonialism and its…

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Alice Marcelino: Kindumba

On the occasion of OPEN SOURCE 2016 (28-29 May), a public space arts festival initiated by Marie d’Elbée, photographer Alice Marcelino was invited to bring her Kindumba project to Gillett Square in Dalston (London). Kindumba (2013 to now) meaning My Hair in Kimbundo – one of Angola’s languages – celebrates black hair and its diversity by…