Major Design Project1 – Black Hair Politics

The Weighting Aisle: Dismantling structures of power in the check-out aisle In the piece, ‘Is it fake? Black Women’s Hair as Spectacle and Spectacular’ (1995), author Deborah Grayson states, ‘Hairstyle has become a battleground where issues related to the politics of personal appearance and beauty are being fought out.’ Further elaborating that, ‘due to mixed … Continue reading Major Design Project1 – Black Hair Politics

ACT 4 – THE ART OF MANIPULATING FORCES

CAFFEINATION [THE PROCESS & THE SOCIETY] Through the workshop of artist Stephen Hobbs, I explored the idea of barbed wire as an expression of surveillance obsession. Which manifested in the form of a continuous surveillance rollercoaster constructed of aluminium skirting, brass rods and steel wiring. To ultimately express an architectural space of controlled and constant surveillance. This led … Continue reading ACT 4 – THE ART OF MANIPULATING FORCES

Act 3 – Landscraping a Lexicon : Part 3 – Ivory Park

Part 3: Ivory Park Group Work ( #TeamIvory) This project, not only helped make me a photoshop-er, but it sensitised me to the reality of contextually-interwoven enterprise organisation. Of which, makes the (in)formal Ivory Park, another type of city. An African city, if I may. That embodies this transient nature of street enterprise temporary-ness , exchange of money, hierarchies … Continue reading Act 3 – Landscraping a Lexicon : Part 3 – Ivory Park

Act 2.2 – Mi Casa Su Casa

Desires, Fantasies and Obsessions A personification of architecture into the spiritual and boundless -in someone else's space. I tried to encapsulate the influence of the behaviour of light, people habitation and the catalyst of furniture to define architectural space - less the walls. And, essentially, visually represent a spiritual notion of architecture as nature, in response … Continue reading Act 2.2 – Mi Casa Su Casa

Act 2.1 – Mi Casa Su Casa

Exposing me to myself. This project helped sensitised me to the reality and familiarisation of my own habitat and everyday life habits within an unconscious architectural space; my home. Expressed through movement, people, furniture, and atmosphere. Interpreted into drawing form. And represented by means of different medium use. Ultimately, observation of self.