MHV Lecture Series: Christine Eyene

Making Histories Visible launches the MHV Lecture Series on Wednesday 17 February 2016 with a lecture by Christine Eyene, art historian, curator and Guild Research Fellow in Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire. Entitled The Exhibition Performed, this lecture/video/sound presentation focuses on “All of us have a sense of rhythm” an exhibition developed […]

Carte De Visite at Hollybush Gardens Gallery

Hollybush Gardens Gallery present Carte de Visite curated by Lubaina Himid, featuring new work by Helen Cammock, Claudette Johnson and Ingrid Pollard. This project has unfolded over the space of a year in different locations including the print room in the School of Art, Design & Fashion at the University of Central Lancashire where Lubaina […]

All of Us Have a Sense of Rhythm

An exhibition exploring notions of rhythm through visual arts, poetry, sound, music and dance. With Larry Achiampong, Younès Baba-Ali, Julien Bayle, John Cage, Ayoka Chenzira, Em’Kal Eyongakpa, Jon Hopkins, Langston Hughes, Evan Ifekoya, Zak Ové, Michel Paysant, Anna Raimondo, Robin Rhode, David Shrigley and William Titley. Curated by Christine Eyene. More information    Commissions for this […]

Residual: Traces of the Black Body

Developed as part of FORMAT International Photography Festival 2015, Residual: Traces of the Black Body looks at the process of imaging the black presence in relation to memory and erasure. ‘Residual’ refers to the idea of what remains after the main visual or tangible part of something has been removed or has disappeared. The focus of this exhibition […]

Basket Case II

(selected images from the visual arts and design sections) National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare 30 October – 15 December 2014 Artists: Ifeoma Anyaeji, Delaine Le Bas, Alexandra Bircken, Matali Crasset, Tapfuma Gutsa, Sebastian Herkner and Michel Paysant Weaving Communities: Binga Craft Centre, Bulawayo Home Industries, Lupane Women’s Centre, Zienzele Foundation and STEP Trust Curators: Raphael […]

Basket Case

The EUNIC Zimbabwe Cluster (British Council, Alliance Française and Goethe Institute) and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, are presenting Basket Case II, a visual art, design and crafts exhibition featuring new commissions by artists Ifeoma Anyaeji (Nigeria), Alexandra Bircken (Germany), Tapfuma Gutsa (Zimbabwe), Delaine Le Bas (United Kingdom), Michel Paysant (France) as well as designers matali […]

la parole aux femmes fondation blachere

La Parole aux Femmes – Fondation Blachere

Fondation Blachère is announcing the presentation of La Parole aux Femmes in its art centre in Apt (France) from 7 October 2014 to 7 March 2015. This exhibition brings together Ifeoma Anyaeji (Nigeria), Safaa Erruas (Morocco), Cecilia Ferreira (South Africa), Justine Gaga (Cameroon), Ayana V. Jackson (USA/South Africa), Hélène Jayet (France), Euridice Kala (Mozambique/South Africa), Wanja Kimani […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]