Artists Remake the World
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The Author : Estelle Brousse

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Estelle Brousse studies contemporary female engaged art practices in post-colonial contexts. Holder of a Master’s Degree in Art History Research – Art and Globalization at the University of Lyon II. In the spring of 2018, she travelled to South Africa to meet with artists and curators while conducting research at the Gay and Lesbian Archives of Johannesburg (GALA). In 2019, she completed her dissertation entitled “Female engagements: South African artists challenge western art history” directed by Laurick Zerbini. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in Expography-Museography at the University of Artois in Arras.

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Investigation by Estelle Brousse
30 January 2020

Three women artists who are challenging public space

Investigation by Estelle Brousse

In South Africa, Mary Sibande, Donna Kukama and Nondumiso Msimanga are appropriating monuments erected in the public space to overthrow political symbols imposed by white power for more than a century. In addition to questioning history, the three artists denounce the scourge of sexual violence that is developing with impunity in their country.

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