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Ripping Into Colonial Monuments

POSTED: 10 December 2020

Couldn’t make the event? Watch the conversation with artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle here.



Galvanized by the Black Lives Matter movement, a number of collective actions this year have sought to identify, dismantle, and remove colonial statues.

At our recent event, California-based artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Haley Moyse Fenning and Delphine Sims discussed how art production can provide another means to ‘destroy’ these symbols of Western imperial power, while putting the conversation into practice through a guided collaging exercise. Keep scrolling to see the collages produced during the workshop.

Feeling inspired? Why not make your own collage! Listen to the Sonic Monuments playlist while you make.

PLAYLIST

COLLAGES







CONTRIBUTORS

Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle is an interdisciplinary visual artist, writer, and performer. Her artwork and experimental writing has been exhibited internationally. Visit Kenyatta’s website

Delphine Sims is a curator and scholar based in San Francisco’s Bay Area. She is a PhD Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley where she researches the ways in which race, gender, geography, and urbanity redefine landscape photography. @smiledelphine

Haley Moyse Fenning
is a cultural producer and educator based in Brighton, England. She has worked directly on a number of high-profile public programmes and was recently selected for a CHASE Collaborative Doctoral Award in partnership with Towner Eastbourne. @haleyemf

Part of Autograph's 2020 Open Call

Each year, Autograph has an Open Call for event proposals from emerging cultural producers who are working on a new or early stage project. For successful applicants, Autograph provides a budget, curatorial fee, and support to help make the event happen. This event is a result of our 2020 Open Call.

SPECIAL THANKS

Thank you to all the workshop participants who generously shared their collages with us!

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