UNIT Projects Not Yours Mine

NOT YOURS MINE, ANYA HASSETT / EXHIBITION ESSAY

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Not Yours Mine
Accompanying Essay
By Adekeye Kolade


“The unconscious is not the preserve of wild drives that have to be tamed by the ego, but the site where a dramatic truth speaks out.” – Slavoj Zizek, 2006

To accompany the exhibition text for Not Yours Mine by Anya Hassett, we invited sociologist and art critic Adekeye Kolade to explore why the personal is political Hassett’s work. Kolade has composed a compelling essay that ponders how the relationship between culture, power and identity is negotiated through the materiality of the body.

To download the full essay, click here: Not Yours Mine exhibition text written by Adekeye Kolade