Liminal Identities in the Global South

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Curatorial Statement: Liminal Identities in the Global South

Clive Kellner

Liminal Identities in the Global South (LIGS) explored hybridity and resistance in the artistic practices of seminal women artists from Latin America, alongside artists from the MENA region, the African diaspora and South Africa.

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“We Painted the Crystal, We Thought About the Crystal”: The Crystalist Manifesto (Khartoum, 1976) in Context

Anneka Lenssen

Thoroughly committed to novelty, invention, and atomic and space-age practices, the Crystalist group proposed completely new directions for art in Sudan in the 1970s.

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Jane and Lygia: Relational Ontologies and Liminal Identities in a Blocked World

Clarissa Diniz

In 1969, Lygia Clark wrote a letter to Brazilian art critic Mário Pedrosa confessing that, while watching a documentary on TV, she had identified herself in another animal – a scorpion.

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Visual Project

Sumayya Vally | Counterspace

A Letter to a Young Architect

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Visual Project

Lina Bo Bardi, with text by the JCAF editorial team

Lina Bo Bardi’s architectural practice spans across a wide spectrum of creative disciplines. But her practice was not so much about buildings as the social dimension that makes it so relevant today.