Hollybush Gardens Gallery  present Carte de Visite a group show curated by Lubaina Himid, featuring new work by Helen Hammock, Claudette Johnson and Ingrid Pollard. Preview Thursday 3 December, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Exhibition 4 December – 23 January Closed for Christmas 20 December – 8 January A conversation between Lubaina Himid and Christine Eyene will take place […]

A conversation between Lubaina Himid and Christine Eyene will take place on 5 December, 2 pm at Hollybush Gardens Gallery  as part of Carte de Visite a group show curated by Lubaina Himid, featuring new work by Helen Hammock, Claudette Johnson and Ingrid Pollard. Carte de Visite is a show, a meeting point – a conversation. Himid notes ‘It has […]

In 1980s Britain a powerful conversation emerged amongst black artists, film makers, thinkers and institutions. It was the outcome of artists trying to understand their relationship towards Britain’s colonial legacy, an increasingly divisive contemporary politics and the space of culture within which ideas of resistance, expression and identity formation could coalesce.

Artists Tamara Henderson and Lubaina Himid  have been invited to make new works specifically to be presented during this weekend. Both artists have come to know the house, collections, gardens and grounds well; Tamara through her residency in 2015 supported by the Royal Overseas League and Lubaina through frequent visits made over the last six months. Workshops […]