Interview with artist Jacob V Joyce

Last week I sat down with Jacob V Joyce to discuss their work, influences and inspirations, and their view on the interpersonal relationship between artists and their artwork. What came out our time together, was an exploration into the meaningfulness of their work, community work, spirituality, history, representation, and much more.

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Lessons From ‘The Most Popular Exhibition Ever!’

With such an emboldened title, one would hope this exhibition lives up to its satirical calling in some shape or form. The solo artist behind this show, is a favourite British contemporary artist, Grayson Perry. Perry, who works in mixed mediums of sculpture, textile, installation, and performance; focusses a lot of his work on social critique and identity exploration of gender, class, politics, and society - which comes through in this exhibition.

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A CALL FOR REVOLUTIONARY ART

‘Revolutionary Art is an art that flows from the people. It must be a whole and living part of the people's lives, their daily struggle to survive. To draw about revolutionary things, we must shoot and/or be ready to shoot when the time comes.’ – Emory Douglas This is a quote that Black Panther artist and activist Emory Douglas, shared in 1969 – and it holds the same weight and calling today as it did then..

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