Box 18 Contents – Invitations 1990 – 1999

  1. Now for the Future, Private View Invitation with Keith Piper image (You are now entering) Mau Mau country, 1983, Purchases for the Arts Council Collection since 1984, Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, London, Wednesday 7 March, 1 – 8pm, exhibition from 8 March – 6 May, 1990
  2. Claudette Johnson Pushing Back The Boundaries and Blackwomen’s Creativity Project IV featuring the photography of Ingrid Pollard & Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe Portraits. Private View Invitation, Friday 12 October from 7:00 – 9:00pm, Rochdale Art Gallery, The Esplanade, Rochdale, Lancashire. Exhibition runs from 13 October – 17 November, 1990
  3. Jan Wade & Vanessa Richards, Invitation card, Jazz Slave Ships, Witness, I Burn, A performance residency. Site open to the public October 8 – 11, Noon – 1pm and 6pm – 7pm each day, Locus+, Room 17, 3rd Floor, Wards Building, 31-39 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EW
  4. Elizabeth Magill East African Sculpture Makonde, Private View Invitation Friday 1 December from 6 – 8pm. Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA. Exhibition runs from 2 December – 14 January 1990
  5. International Conference of the Association of Art Historians, Invitation from The Taoiseach and Mrs Haughey to Lubaina Himid, Reception in the State Apartments, Dublin Castle on Saturday, 24 March, 1990
  6. Frank Bowling Recent Paintings & Sculpture, Invitation to exhibition preview Thursday 9 June at 6pm. Exhibition runs from 10 June – 23 July, Castlefield Gallery, 5 Campfield Avenue Arcade, Off Deansgate, Manchester
  7. Let The Canvas Come To Life With Dark Faces, exhibition Private View Invitation, Friday 5 October 6 – 8pm, Bluecoat Gallery, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX. Exhibition runs 6 October – 10 November 1990
  8. Lotteortransformationoftheobject, Invitation to Private View 13 October 1990 at 7pm. Stadtmuseum Graz and Grazer Kunstverein, Eisengasse 3, A-8020 Graz – Eggenberg, Austria. Exhibition runs from 14 October – 18 November 1990
  9. A day in the life of BLACK LOS ANGELES exhibition invitation with Women in Beauty Shop image by James Jeffrey. Exhibition runs from 12 July – 11 august 1990. Talk by curator Roland Charles on 14 July at 5.30pm. OBAALA, The Black-Art Gallery, 225 Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 2DA
  10. VOICELESS by Kirti Fatania A photographic exhibition raising issues concerning Asian women, 23 April – 31 May 1990, exhibition invitation with additional translated language insert. Also, Speaking Out – Debjani Chatterjee Discussion open to all black women on Sunday 6 May 1- 3pm, 1990. The Pavilion, 235 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 3AP
  11. WOMANESS A Photographic Exploration by Claudette Holmes and Roshini Kempadoo, Launch Invitation with two images – Joan by Claudette Holmes and Dr Sayel by Roshini Kempadoo, Monday 5 February at 7.30pm – 9pm at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton
  12. Claudette Johnson and Vision: A Festival of Dream and Myth, Public Opening Invitation to exhibition of work by Claudette Johnson and performances by Bavaani Nanthabalan and Tunde and Maya plus Fortune Telling by palmist Benni. Tom Allen Centre, Grove Crescent Road, Stratford E15, Friday 12 January, 7:00 – 9.30pm, 1990
  13. Heritage: Image & History, Exhibition Opening Invitation on Thursday 24 January 6.30 – 8.30pm, Greenwich Citizens Gallery, 151 Powys Street, Woolwich, SE18 6JL. Exhibition runs from 25 January – 2 March 1991
  14. The Fortune Teller Karen Knorr, Lorna Simpson, Olivier Richon, Private View Invitation Monday 18 May, 6 -8pm. Rochdale Art Gallery, The Esplanade, Rochdale. Exhibition runs from 16 may – 27 June 1992
  15. Doubletake Collective Memory & Current Art, Private View Invitation with Glenn Ligon image No.29 (from Dreambook series), Wednesday 19 February 1pm – 8pm, Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, London SE1. Exhibition runs from 20 February – 20 April 1992
  16. IN THIS SKIN Drawings by Claudette Johnson, Private View Invitation with Claudette Johnson pastel on paper image, The Black Art Gallery, 225 Seven Sisters Road, London, N4 2DA, at 6pm – 9pm on Tuesday 26 May 1992. Exhibition runs until Saturday 11 July, 1992
  17. REVENGE Lubaina Himid, Exhibition Opening Private View Invitation, Rochdale Art Gallery, Esplanade, Rochdale, Lancs, on Monday 18 May at 6 – 8pm. Exhibition runs from 16 May – 27 June, 1992
  18. Trophies of Empire, Exhibition of Newly Commissioned Artworks, Opening Invitation, Trespass (Part 1) Sunil Gupta, Border Clash Nina Edge, Terra Edwina Fitzpatrick, South Atlantic Souvenirs & Trouble, at The Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, on Friday 16 October at 7.30pm. Hull Time Based Arts in association with Wilberforce House. Exhibition runs until 15 November, 1992
  19. ZONES OF GOLD: FOR EMILY Invitation to exhibition with an installation by Nudrat Afza & Conrad Atkinson, Cartwright Hall, Lister Park, Bradford, Yorkshire, exhibition runs from 19 September – 22 November 1992
  20. REVENGE a masque in five tableaux Private View Invitation with Between The Two image by Lubaina Himid, on Monday 26 April, 1993 at Foyer Galleries, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1. Exhibition runs from 27 April – 6 June, 1993
  21. PROVERBS FOR ADWOA Maud Sulter, Exhibition Reception Invitation with Thames image by Maud Sulter, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, 192 Greene Street, NY NY 10012, on Saturday 9 January at 5pm – 7:30pm. Exhibition runs from 9 January – 13 February, 1993
  22. Two Rock Passage to Liverpool Bill Ming, also work by Paul Clarkson, Karl Eversley, Ramzi Jabbur, Daniel Manyika, Leonora Walker, Private View Invitation Friday 3 September at 6pm – 8pm, Bluecoat Gallery, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX in collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University. Exhibition runs from 4 September – 2 October 1993
  23. ANDRES SERRANO verbally autopsied by MAUD SULTER, Death Cert/Label Invitation with hand written additions, on Wednesday 24 March, 1993 at 6pm. Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints, Oxford Road, Manchester
  24. BORDERLESS PRINT Andrea Barber, Andres Serrano, Betye Saar, Chris Ofili, Donald Rodney, Elizabeth Catlett, Faith Ringgold, Faisal Ammar, Abdu’ Allah , Herbert Gentry, Hung Liu, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jo Gorner, Karen Knorr, Lorna Simpson, Martha McCulloch, Maud Sulter, Olivier Richon, Polly Marix Evans, Robert Blackburn, Saleem Arif, Shirley MacWilliam, Tim Dolphin, Yariv Katz, Exhibition Opening Reception Invitation, with Andres Serrano image (Grand Klaliff II – Knights of the KKK, 1990) on Thursday 25 March 1993 at Rochdale Art Gallery, Esplanade, Rochdale, Lancs. Exhibition runs 26 March – 22 May 1993
  25. Do you want to touch? Sonia Boyce Private View Invitation, transparent square with image, on 3 august 6pm – 8pm, 1993. Centre 181 Gallery, 181 King Street, London, W6. Exhibition runs from 4 – 27 August, 1993
  26. SYRCAS Maud Sulter Exhibition Preview Invitation, with Duval (1993) image from the exhibition by Maud Sulter, Friday 4 March at 12.30 – 2.00pm 1994, City Art Galleries, Mosley Street, Manchester. Exhibition runs until 2 May 1994
  27. MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD…so we’re not the Cleavers or the Brady Bunch, Helene Brandt, Beverly Buchanan, Rimma Gerlovina, Valeriy Gerlovin, Ilisha Helfman, Lubaina Himid, Hung Liu, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Tom Nakashima, Miriam Schapiro, Virginia Beth Shields, Roger Shimomura, Duane Slick, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Maud Sulter, Theodore Waddell. Exhibition Opening Reception Invitation, ‘bookmark’ with childhood images of the artists. Saturday 3 December 1994 at 5 – 8pm, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, 132 Greene Street, NY, NY 10012. Exhibition runs from 3 December 1994 – 7 January 1995
  28. Us an’ Dem Faisal Abdu’Allah, Denzil Forrester and Tam Joseph, a critical look at relationships between the police, the judiciary and the Black community. Exhibition Opening Invitation with hand written pencil notes, an Eddie Chambers exhibition, 18 March 1994 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH. Exhibition runs until 15 April 1994
  29. SYRCAS Maud Sulter Private View Invitation, with Helas L’Heroine image by Maud Sulter, on Thursday 11 August 1994 from 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh International Festival, 43 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2 QB. Exhibition runs 13 August – 17 September, 1994
  30. Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire Exhibition Private View Invitation. Sonia Boyce, Eddie George & Trevor Mathison, Renee Green, Lyle Ashton Harris, Isaac Julien, Marc Latamie, Glenn Ligon, Steve McQueen. Cover image by Steve McQueen, inner image by Glenn Ligon. Private View – 11 May at 6pm – 9pm. Exhibition runs from 12 May – 16 July. ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1, 1995
  31. Photogenentic re-viewing the lens of history, Private View Invitation, 09.06.95 at 18:00 hrs at Street Level Photography Gallery and Workshop, 26 King Street, Glasgow, G1 5Q
  32. Portraits and Heroes New Works On Paper 1995/96 Lubaina Himid, Opening Reception Invitation Sunday 17 March 3 – 6pm, Peg Alston Fine Arts, 407 Central Park West, Suite 6C, New York, NY 10025. Exhibition runs from 18 March – 13 April, 1996
  33. Alba Invitation and letter with hand written envelope from Maud Sulter to Lubaina Himid for the Private View of Alba exhibition at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston at 12 noon and a Lunch party at Heathcote’s Brasserie, Preston, on Thursday 14 March, 1996
  34. The Visible and the Invisible re-presenting the body in contemporary art and society, Invitation to Opening Reception, including Art for Life exhibition. Artists include Vito Acconci, Sutapa Biswas, Louise Bourgeoise, Tania Bruguera, Nancy Burson and David Kramlich, Maureen Connor, Brian Jenkins, Bruce Nauman, Virginia Nimarkoh, Yoko Ono, Jayne Parker, Donald Rodney, Doris Salcedo and Louise K Wilson. Invite image Wound 1986 by Donald Rodney. Thursday 19 September, 1996 at The Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE. Exhibition runs from 21 September – 26 October, 1997
  35. The Roots and Wings Garden by Alison Saar and Betye Saar, Opening Invitation, showing artist’s images, on Friday 16 May, 1997 at 10.30am, P.S. 152, 33-52 62nd Street, Woodside, Queens, New York City. Includes Ritual & Remembrance Exhibition information (and airmail envelope) at the Tacoma Art Museum, 1123 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402, showing an image of Eye of the Beholder, by Betye Saar (1994) a mixed media work. Exhibition runs from 19 April – 29 June, 1997
  36. Society of Scottish Artists, Private View Invitation Celebrating Scotland and Africa 1997, with “Marlyne (cheerful)” image, Wood and Metal, by Lilian Nabulime, Uganda. Sunday 26 October at 3.30pm to 6.oopm, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, 1997
  37. BURSTING STONE by Ingrid Pollard, Photographs and Works on Slate, Private View Invitation at Zone Photographic Gallery, 83 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SG, on Wednesday 13 August at 7.00pm – 9.00pm. Exhibition runs from 14 August – 21 September, 1997
  38. Lubaina Himid: Plan B, Preview Invitation, An exhibition completing an artist’s project at Tate St Ives, at Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, TR26 1TG, on 12 November at 7 – 9pm, 1997. Exhibition runs until 7 May 2000
  39. Zanzibar Lubaina Himid, Exhibition Preview Invitation, showing Lubaina Himid image dated 26.9.99, Saturday 30 October from 4pm – 7pm at RICH WOMEN OF ZURICH PROJECT ROOM, Rich Women of Zurich, 83 Leather Lane, London, EC1N 7TJ. Exhibition jointly organised by Rich Women of Zurich and the Oriel Mostyn Gallery and runs from 9 November to 10 December, 1999
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