A Slow Exposure

Ashraf Jamal, Art Africa Magazine, September 11, 2019

Seated in Katherine Spindler’s studio, listening to her as she lays out works in oil, water soluble graphite, and charcoal, one word emerged like a reckoning – sensibility. A favourite in the Eighteenth century lexicon, and in literature most famously examined in Jane Austen’s novel, Sense and Sensibility, the word implies a particular ‘disposition’ orstate of mind and heart electrified by passion.

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