Month: November 2013

Artist Talk:Kimathi Donkor @ Peckham Space

Artist Talks have become a immense factor of my visual adventure. Artists perspective and personal journeys being told in a story form, presents a certain landscape for what could be upon my endeavour. Last week I was enlightened by the words of Kimathi Donkor at Peckham Space. Yet again, I found it difficult to compose how I truly felt about his insight,since his meanings spoke to me in such a rooted and ethereal form. This talk was part of the timeline of events from Donkor’s exhibition named “Daddy, I want to be a black Artist”. Alone, the title has many undertones of political narrative and social structure that inhabits within his practice. I was able to communicate with him and deliver my perspective on his work which turned out to be a fascinating coversation. Delving in to the Artists mind through his work is one thing, but being able to verbally gain his viewpoint was admirable. The most intresting topic of conversation that I personally found intriguing was about the economical benefits of being a …