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Kapu’s Glass Art Twists and Turns with the Diaspora

November 13, 2019

Multidisciplinary artist and educator Prinita Thevarajah started Kapu as a meditation on the beauty and complexity of the Tamil language. Her glass works see the bends and curves of the Tamil alphabet taking on a new delicacy and softness. The New York-based artist spoke to Kajal about glass-making, her creative process, and affordability. Kajal: What … Read More

Fatima Meer’s Artwork: a Miraculous Testament Against Forgetting

September 3, 2017

A new permanent exhibition of paintings, sketches and detailed notes about life in Women’s Jail was unveiled at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg last month. The exhibition, titled Prison Diaries after her book by the same name, showcases anti-apartheid activist Fatima Meer’s artwork during her incarceration in 1976. She was detained in solitary confinement in Women’s Jail … Read More