Zoe Whitley In Conversation : Wangechi Mutu

Zoe Whitley In Conversation : Wangechi Mutu   October 2014  18.30 – 20.00 The artist will be in conversation with Curator of International Art, Zoe Whitley, in advance of Mutu’s exhibition Nguva na Nyoka (Sirens and Serpents) at Victoria Miro, on view from 14 October 2014. http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/talks-and-lectures/conversation-wangechi-mutu

Digital Africa: The Future Is Now

Conceived as part of Africa Utopia 2014, Digital Africa brings together sonic experiments, video works presented on 3 screens, and a live performance by artists working in Africa and the Diaspora. Most of whom have never been presented in the UK before. The project takes its cue from the notion of utopia as a concept allowing the […]

Lubaina Himid Gwangju installation at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Photo: Denise Swanson

Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House

Lubaina Himid is currently in South Korea exhibiting at the Gwangju Biennale – Burning Down The House. The biennale is on from the 5th September to the 9th of November.  To see more information about the many artists and curators involved: http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/gb/ http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/information/news/?no=38&mode=view&IDX=8239&p=1

10th Gwangju Biennale artists announced

Gwangju Biennale Lubaina Himid is one of over 100 artists selected for the 10th Gwangju Biennale – Burning Down the House The 10th Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House explores the process of burning and transformation, a cycle of obliteration and renewal witnessed throughout history. Evident in aesthetics, historical events, and an increasingly rapid course of redundancy and renewal […]

BOZAR – Where We’re At!

Where We’re At! Other voices on gender Brings together women photographers and video artists of African, Caribbean and Pacific cultural background, developing gender discourses in their art. Conceived as part of the Summer of Photography 2014 centered on Gender Relations, the project presents the work of practitioners who have made significant contributions to the participation […]

Clifford Owens: Pictures from Lubaina’s score

Part of Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know Join us for the launch of New York-based artist Clifford Owens’s debut European exhibition. Owens will perform his new commission Anthology (2014) live, delivering scores (short sets of instructions, some specific, others open to interpretation) contributed by a selection of British artists. The scores, contributed by […]

Meanwhile in Africa…

This is an edited version of the English text read in French at ‘Magiciens de la Terre/Colloque 2014’ on 27 March 2014. “Meanwhile, in Africa…” Christine Eyene First of all I would like to thank the audience for attending this long session. I would also like to thank the Centre Pompidou for this invitation which is for […]

George Hallett: the distinguished visitor

George Hallett, South African photographer based in Cape Town, has been invited to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston, as part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme. His presence at UCLan is marked by a workshop with photography students, a public lecture, and the exhibition Consigned for Future Memory presented at PR1 Gallery and the Centre […]

Consigned for Future Memory

An exhibition of photographs by George Hallett Consigned for Future Memory presented at PR1 Gallery and the Centre for Contemporary Art brings together a selection of images taken by South African photographer George Hallett during his life in exile in the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Cape Town in 1942, George Hallett began his career […]