Making Histories Visible is changing again. Since 2002 we have tried to be at the centre of the attempt to rewrite the history of art. To begin with we simply collected materials together rather than throw them away! Then we put things in order by collating, labelling and categorizing. We had boxes of letters, brochures, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]