Care and Complexity; Feminist Considerations in the Work of Tai Shani and Zadie Xa

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Jones, R. 2022. Care and Complexity; Feminist Considerations in the Work of Tai Shani and Zadie Xa. Crossing Conceptual Boundaries. 12 (1), pp. 66-87. https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.8v202
AuthorsJones, R.
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In this paper I seek to explore the connections between feminist critiques and conceptions of complexity and care predominantly expressed by Lola Olufemi, Joan Tronto and Donna Haraway, through the contemporary art practice of Tai Shani and Zadie Xa.
Critiquing two exhibitions - Semiramis: Dark Continent by Tai Shani at Tramway, Glasgow 2018 and Turner Contemporary, Margate 2019 and Child of Magohalmi and the Echoes of Creation by Zadie Xa at De La Warr, East Sussex, 2020 - I will consider the implications of the complexity of feminist conceptions of experience pointed to through these works and the material interpretations that highlight those concepts through installation and performance.

JournalCrossing Conceptual Boundaries
Journal citation12 (1), pp. 66-87
ISSN2041-9090
Year2022
PublisherSchool of Education & Communities, University of East London
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