Lubaina Himid residency at the Guardian opens up conversations

The 2017 Turner prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid is the first Guardian artist in residence. After spending four days in the Guardian’s London office she created a work entitled Random Coincidence, which included the artist painting over pages from the paper over a week-long period. Himid’s focus was the paper’s representation of black people and the […]

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Lubaina in special conversation with Tate Director

Join 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid for a special conversation with Tate Director Maria Balshaw on October 11th 2018 at 6.30-8pm at Tate Britain. Bookings are now open with tickets for the talk from just £9. This is a unique opportunity to hear Lubaina Himid discuss her career, how her practice continues to evolve, […]

Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize 2017 [photo: Denise Swanson]

Lubaina Himid in conversation with Zoe Whitley

Getting conversation going “My way of getting conversation going, or getting people to take action, is by drawing them in and saying: ‘You bring your baggage, your opinion, your life and I’ll bring mine – and let’s try to talk about it.” – Lubaina Himid, Turner Prize winner 2017 Lubaina Himid and curator Zoe Whitley […]

Christine Eyene: curator 4th Intl Biennial of Casablanca

The 4th International Biennial of Casablanca will take place from October 2018 for which Christine Eyene has been appointed curator. This recent article and  interview in Contemporary And (C&) magazine explains more https://www.contemporaryand.com/magazines/christine-eyene-appointed-curator-of-the-4th-international-biennial-of-casablanca/  Founded in 2012, the International Biennial of Casablanca aims to create an intercultural dialogue between Moroccan and African artists, and the international art […]

Whoever Heard of a Black Artist?

This recent television programme shown on BBC4, is available on iPlayer at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bcy4kd The programme follows acclaimed artist Sonia Boyce as she leads a team preparing a new exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, highlighting artists of African and Asian descent who have helped to shape the history of British art. Lubaina Himid is featured.

Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris in Preston

A large scale exhibition of the work of Preston-based 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid MBE opens at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston on 1st March 2018. Although she has previously exhibited there, the works being shown have not previously been seen at the Harris. They include the large scale A Fashionable […]

Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize 2017 [photo: Denise Swanson]

Lubaina Himid Turner Prize win makes history

It is with great pleasure, and pride, that we congratulate Professor Lubaina Himid MBE on being named the winner of the 2017 Turner Prize in a ceremony in Hull, the 2017 City of Culture last night. In winning this coveted prize, Lubaina has made history. She is the first female black artist to ever win […]

Meet the Turner Prize 2017 shortlisted artists

The Turner Prize 2017 exhibition has opened today at Hull Ferens: The 2017 #TurnerPrize opened today at @HullFerens. Meet the shortlisted artists! Open until 7 Jan 2018. Free entry: https://t.co/ZWdeZyKvbw pic.twitter.com/FMyCitAozv — Tate (@Tate) September 26, 2017

Christine Eyene to Curate 2018 Casablanca Biennial

Mostapha Romli, the founding president of the International Biennial of Casablanca, has named Christine Eyene as the artistic director of the exhibition’s fourth edition, which will kick off in October 2018. Founded in 2012, the biennial aims to create dialogue between Moroccan and African artists, and the international art scene. Eyene is a research fellow […]

Save the date: “We Have Met Before” opens 22 Sep

The National Gallery of Jamaica in partnership with the British Council will be hosting an art exhibition from September 22-November 4, 2017. The show is entitled: We Have Met Before and features Graham Fagen, Joscelyn Gardner, Ingrid Pollard, and Leasho Johnson. This exhibition revisits the challenging subject of trans-atlantic slavery and its afterlives in the […]