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.
Born in Kyoto, Japan in 1962. In 1989 moved to Venice, Italy, and started working with glass from 1996, collaborating with Murano craftsmen. She has lived and worked between Kyoto and Venice since 2011. Selected solo exhibitions: Lumina, Luhring Augustine, New York (2019); In Grimani. Ritsue Mishima Glass Works, Museum of Palazzo Grimani (2013); As it should be, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo (2011); Frozen garden / Fruits of fire, Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam (2010). Selected group exhibitions: Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition, Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto, Nijo Castle, Kyoto 2017; Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama Museum of Art (2014); the 53rd International Art Exhibition: Venice Biennale, Venice Pavilion (2009)
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