Remembering the Marikana massacre of mine workers in South Africa in 2012. By artist Haroon Gunn-Salie, Senzenina (2018), the surrendering bodies have no heads and no hands, as though their minds and their physical agency are removed by the state. Primeval and shocking, it is worth a visit.
I spent the day immersed in Lee Bul’s surreal world of futuristic and sometimes brutal art on exhibit at the Hayward Gallery London. She creates obscene beauty and entire worlds with everyday materials. My favourite display was her porcelain sculptures of robot parts, which fuses old Korea’s traditional celadon pottery with steampunk fiction. They could …
Anselm Keifer’s post-apocalyptic industrialesque Norse inspired art exhibition at White Cube.
It could be graffiti, it could be art, but it reminded me of war, half baked, quickly executed, with unknown fallout…a disaster in black and polluted white.
‘The Song of May’ by Jung Jinsoo 1988 National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
Illuminated art installations at King’s Cross on display until 17th of January. It’s a pretty cool concept, definitely worth seeing. More displays can be found throughout central London.