Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Andrew Miller is a Glasgow based artist working across a variety of media—drawing, sculpture, photography and site-specific installations. Through a process of drawing, altering, transforming and making Miller seeks to gain an understanding of the ambiguity between notions of form and function. He works with the worn and the discarded, and in salvaging, reassembling and re-presenting familiar objects he attempts to ask questions about the way things are placed, valued and used.Read More
Miller's work has been presented in numerous gallery exhibitions and public art commissions. Recent shows include Industrial Aesthetics, Hunter College, New York and You, Me, Something Else, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow 2011. In 2012 Miller hosted No Meal is Complete without Conversation with John Shankie for the Glasgow International Festival of Art, he was commissioned to build The Waiting Place, the Pavilion for Edinburgh Art Festival and had a solo show, Dusk or Dawn, at BALTIC|39, Newcastle.
His first solo show at Ingleby Gallery, No Future, ran from 3 February—10 March, 2012. In 2014, Miller's work was displayed at the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh in the group exhibition Counterpoint as part of GENERATION—a nationwide series of exhibitions celebrating 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland.
In 2016, The Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan presented a selection of Miller's work as part of their first biennale, alongside work by Ai Weiwei, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme.
Text courtesy Ingleby Gallery.
One of a series of five fifteen minute essays written and delivered by five artists either born or based in Scotland. This series of THE ESSAY demonstrates how we are continually challenged and delighted by artists working today giving an insight into what lies at the heart of contemporary artistic practice, revealing some of the elements that...
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