Zoë Buckman was born in Hackney, East London in 1985. She is a multi-disciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography, embroidery and installation. Her work explores themes of feminism, … Read more...
Buckman belongs to a new breed of disarmingly sincere artists; the pieces in Present Life are disturbingly personal…The entire effect is refreshingly real.
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"There’s something innately brilliant about the juxtaposition in artist Zoë Buckman’s latest project, Every Curve"
"Every Curve forcibly unites the apparent contradictions between ‘the masculine’ and ‘the feminine’ in contemporary culture."
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To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Curated by Hank Willis Thomas, the group show, titled after the song “To be Young, Gifted, and Black” by Nina Simone with lyrics from Weldon Irvine and written in the memory of Simone’s late friend Lorraine Hansberry author of Raisin in the Sun, will surround ideas and issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture since 2010. The Goodman Gallery, located in Johannesburg, South Africa, is passionate about making the influence of artists from Africa and the African diaspora on global art culture felt in South Africa and internationally. To Be Young, Gifted, and Black will be on view from September 26 to November 11, 2015.