"Howardena Pindell interviewed by Ellen Mara De Wachter
The black community wanted works about the black experience. That was in the 1960s and 1970s. I want the works to be positive experiences. I feel the weight of this beauty. I enjoy using materials that are in a sense taboo in terms of serious art-making. I was criticised for it mainly by white male art critics.
Morgan Quaintance assesses Tate Britain’s new blockbuster exhibition ‘Life Between Islands’
At best, ‘Life Between Islands’ feels like a missed opportunity. At worst, it is symptomatic of a more serious condition: the systematic defanging and co-option of Caribbean-British culture, and a wider attempt to define and legitimise a narrow, and institutionally unthreatening, conception of black identity.
Tom Hastings enters the London-based dancer’s ‘immersive spaces of potential’
Serafine1369’s work presents a nuanced critique of the avant-garde, redrawing attention to the racist violence of existing conditions that underlie sumptuous forms of display."