Author Archives: EGDart

Nubian Nights Out Asks ‘Who Taught You?’

The venue: The Gallery on the Corner, Battersea. The purpose: The Private View of ‘Who Taught You’. The date: Thursday 23rd July 2015. The verdict: A night where kindred souls came together as a collective to gaze on the beauty of black women and see us stripped bare. It was  a vast contrast to those garish cartoon […]

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Call for Artists – Are You A B.B.F.A??

Exciting news fellow artisans…. I’m looking for 7 emerging Black British Female artists for a series of interviews I’m putting together talking about our experiences as female artists of the diaspora. This will also hopefully lead to a group exhibition. The idea is to create a platform for emerging Black British Female artists and let […]

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Frida and me in pictures

The installation…. The artists…. The model…. The wax prints….. The voyeurs…. The artists Private Viewing…. Foliage and wax prints and ivy….oh my.. The model discovery…… Discussions, debates and networking greats…. Camera angling…… Thoughts and directions…. Channeling Frida….. Accessory prepping…. Model guesting, Frida manifesting…. Behind the scenes-ing with fest’s Creative D….. Up close and personable with […]

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‘Frida and me’ Onomé + Enam debut collaborative exhibit

Conceptual artist Onomé Otite and Multimedia Textile Artist Enam Gbewonyo invite you to the AACDD Festival (African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival) Private View where they will debut ‘Frida and me’. This collaborative and interactive project will see them create three installations in homage to Frida Kahlo. ‘Frida and me’ being the first of this series will be […]

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Canvas – Cotton or Linen? | GreatArt Magazine

Always on the look out for hints and tips on the best art resources, I found this post on the best fabric for canvas via greatart.co.uk and thought I’d share. Click the link 🙂 Cotton or Linen? | GreatArt Magazine

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Channeling my Afro Supa Hero

Throughout my childhood my heroes and sheroes were slightly lacking in hue. All ticked the super hero checklist; x-ray vision, super human strength, ability to fly, but none looked like me. Collector and curator of the recent V&A Museum of Childhood exhibition ‘Afro Supa Hero’ (14 September 2013 – 9 February 2014) had much the […]

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