The political act of Silencing “Others”

  A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to the Art Gallery of NSW to talk about feminism, multiculturalism and art and the way artworks embody global politics in 2016. This was in relation to an exhibition currently on at the gallery, entitled “Beyond Words”, an incredible display of ancient and contemporary Islamic art from around Asia, Arab and Persian nations and North Africa. The sensation I experienced in viewing this exhibition, was the same as the full body response I had in 2005 when I attended Mona Hatoum’s... Read The Rest →