Crazycrone (crazycrone) wrote,

The African Gaze, etc. ...

It was wet again this morning, so I made another effort to find the Brunei Gallery, which was, of course, extremely obvious, signs and everything. I must have walked past it a couple of times yesterday.

The exhibit was fabulous, even 'better' than I expected. I stayed there for some time. The images are just so out and out crazy. I took a few photos, but I'm too weary to bother tryinfg to post them just now.
There was also a show of  work by Hassan Musa, the Sudanese-born artist, mostly the 'mail art' he did,  mainly in the 80's and 90's. It's delightful, and unexpectedly, he was there in person, giving a brief introduction, and doing a Q&A. He's a lovely bloke, very gentle and wise. I really enjoyed his talk.
By the time I got home, it had dried out, and I had no excuse not to exercise, although I felt knackered, so I did, then collapsed and watched that BBC4 documentary about the Bros reunion concert. I've never had any interest in them, but this was pretty good, focusing on their  fractious love/hate  relationship, and I found it rather moving. (It's on iPlayer-) 

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