Influences and Inspirations of Literature and Language on Black Women’s Creativity 16th – 17th January 2020 University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK This 2-day Symposium is part of UCLan’s celebration of the achievements of Prof Lubaina Himid,CBE, RA, who became the first black woman to win the Turner Prize in 2017. 16th January 11:00-17.30, Media […]
Lubaina Himid Untitled, acrylic and pencil on paper, 45x64cm Lubaina Himid in conversation with Falke Pisano 7pm 6th June. Preview Thursday 6th June 2019 6.30-8.30pm Hollybush Gardens gallery. Falke Pisano installation opens 7 June runs 7-22 June 2019.
Artist Lubaina Himid was a guest of Lauren Lauverne this week on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Disks – listen as Lubaina talks about her past, her influences, making art and the impact of winning the Turner Prize in 2017. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0005mfp
To celebrate International Women’s Day we are opening the archive from noon – 4pm. Everyone is welcome and it’s free! See work by artists Sonia Boyce, Ingrid Pollard, Maud Sulter, Claudette Johnson and Jeanne Moutousamy Ashe, and see our many books including Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara and Toni Morrison. We are also launching Lubaina Himid’s […]
The 2017 Turner prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid is the first Guardian artist in residence. After spending four days in the Guardian’s London office she created a work entitled Random Coincidence, which included the artist painting over pages from the paper over a week-long period. Himid’s focus was the paper’s representation of black people and the […]
Join 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid for a special conversation with Tate Director Maria Balshaw on October 11th 2018 at 6.30-8pm at Tate Britain. Bookings are now open with tickets for the talk from just £9. This is a unique opportunity to hear Lubaina Himid discuss her career, how her practice continues to evolve, […]
Getting conversation going “My way of getting conversation going, or getting people to take action, is by drawing them in and saying: ‘You bring your baggage, your opinion, your life and I’ll bring mine – and let’s try to talk about it.” – Lubaina Himid, Turner Prize winner 2017 Lubaina Himid and curator Zoe Whitley […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]