Posts tagged: Under the sun

Kawita Vatanajyankur

Allegorically celebrating women's strength, endurance and resilience, Vatanajyankur's captivating, seductive, and yet disquieting videowork proposes an acute critique of the challenges faced by migrant Asian women in relation to everyday labour. 

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Khaled Sabsabi

Khaled Sabsabi has recreated the negative of the Sunbaker by subverting and reframing the image, playing with the essential codes of the photographic medium. Sabsabi has multiplied, hand-painted and digitally animated the photograph to make it resonates loudly as a symbol of the 229 years since colonisation. 

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Julie Rrap

Exploring the ambivalence of the pose and transposing this contradiction to now, Rrap draws attention to the paradox of a nation seen as a sun-blessed paradise while its shores have been a place of contestation and misery.

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