Monthly Archives: March 2017

What happened to our welcome?

March 20, 2017

Writer Vesna Maric reflects on Alketa Xhafa-Mripa’s piece “Refugees Welcome” at Tate Modern – part of Who Are We? programme. ‘What happened to our welcome?’ asks Alketa. ‘That’s the question I really want to ask.’ Alketa and I are inside the back of a lorry. There’s a neon sign right at the back that reads […]

Art as therapy or a window into another’s nightmare?

March 16, 2017

Writer Vesna Maric reflects on “Who Are We?” programme at Tate Modern ‘Hi.’ ‘Hi.’ ‘We need to share a fear, or fears. But can I have a minute to think about it?’ ‘Yes, of course. Let’s think for a minute.’ The Shed Your Fears installation, by the London-based artist Richard DeDomenici, is a straight-to-the-gut kind […]