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Commissioned on the occasion of Kobby Adi’s exhibition pending, upending (21 May–4 July 2021), this critical text engages with different aspects of the installation and situates Adi’s work within a broader context of contemporary art that reformulates how the white gallery space is occupied, and pushes conceptualism to “command us to take a breath”.

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BIOGRAPHY

Kashif Sharma-Patel is a poet, writer and editor focusing on cultural history, racial aesthetics and queer performance across multiple forms. They are the co-founder and head editor at the 87 Press.Kashif has published and performed poetry across a number of platforms with a full-length collection Dreaming Death forthcoming. They have also published music, art and literary criticism in Artforum, AQNB, and Tiny Mix Tapes amongst others.

Commissioned on the occasion of Kobby Adi’s exhibition pending, upending (21 May–4 July 2021), this critical text engages with different aspects of the installation and situates Adi’s work within a broader context of contemporary art that reformulates how the white gallery space is occupied, and pushes conceptualism to “command us to take a breath”.

Click here to read.

BIOGRAPHY

Kashif Sharma-Patel is a poet, writer and editor focusing on cultural history, racial aesthetics and queer performance across multiple forms. They are the co-founder and head editor at the 87 Press.Kashif has published and performed poetry across a number of platforms with a full-length collection Dreaming Death forthcoming. They have also published music, art and literary criticism in Artforum, AQNB, and Tiny Mix Tapes amongst others.

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