Previous Next Exhibition essay for Nika Neelova, Carolina Caycedo and Rachael Champion at Brighton CCA [PDF here]   A constellation of works by Nika Neelova, Carolina Caycedo and Rachael Champion, Silt weaves together a fabric of movements and transformations of landscapes, materials and beings, as nature’s course grates up against human disruption. Silt is a […]

Podcast Lunch: Nika Neelova and Sophie J Williamson

Brighton CCA | August 2020 Listen as artist Nika Neelova and curator Sophie J Williamson share their research in common ahead of Silt – Nika Neelova’s upcoming exhibition at Brighton CCA. This special edition Podcast Lunch provides a fascinating insight into Nika Neelova’s practice and expands on her use of research and material through Sophie J Williamson’s […]

TALK: Now Is The Time Of Monsters

James Prapaithong

Royal College of Art, London | June 2022 In 2013 Žižek tweeted “The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born: now is the time of monsters.” A loose paraphrasing of Antonio Francesco Gramsci, translated into English via a French mistranslation of the original Italian. Both the quote itself and its […]

Lift these ashes into your mouth

//Fields Our walk through deep-time starts in fields; fields that were once forests, roamed through by wild boar and deer. Transformed over millennia by shepherding routes. Deforested into clearings. Patchworked into landscapes of rolling farmlands. From forest to fields: the lands have been toiled and grazed; livestock domesticised and grains industrialised. These soils and the […]

Digesting Deep Time

University of Stavanger, Université de Liège and University of Cambridge. 2022

Considering Monoculture

M HKA (Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp), Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven) and deBuren (Brussels). February 2020.

From the fraying edges

M HKA (Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp), Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven) and deBuren (Brussels). February 2020.