James Beckett’s work in diverse media examines subjects of a historical nature, from the development (and subsequent demise) of European industry, to the more metaphysical aspects of dowsing and voodoo. His constructions favor an obscure and rambling logic, often within a strict formalism reflecting the mechanisms of display. A sometimes-dubious approach to his subject matter entertains the historic as suspended in a state of constant re-interpretation, a portrayal of a world where anomaly and change are fundamentals.
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Adjani Okpu-Egbe is a multidisciplinary artist who uses mixed media, including found objects, to make works that shed light on socio-political and economic issues affecting Africa, its diaspora and global social justice. The artist explores autobiographical contents and day to day life experiences to create metaphors throughout his practice.