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 keynote lecture

Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures conference 31 Aug-02 Sep 2018 Leeds University. We are pleased to advise Prof Lubaina Himid is giving a keynote lecture as part of this conference on Friday 31st August 12noon-1pm. The paper is called Le Rodeur and the Lost Love Stories : Acting as if it were true Further information […]

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 […]

Jelly Mould Pavilion at Folkestone Triennial

Lubaina Himid The Folkestone Triennial takers place between 2 September – 5 November with 20 artists taking part including Lubaina Himid, Anthony Gormley, Bill Woodrow, Michael Craig-Martin and Alex Hartley.

The Truth is Never Watertight

Badischer Kunstverein is delighted to present the first survey exhibition by British artist Lubaina Himid in Germany. As an artist, writer, and professor, Himid has dedicated her work to the discourse on migration, race, slavery and the representation of the black body in art, overthrowing Western stereotypes and classifications. Lubaina Himid played an active role […]