Digital Africa

Danielle WaKyengo O’Neill, still from Crowning Glory (2016), video, 5’8″. Open Source and YaPhoto announce Digital Africa, an evening projection of works by 14 African and Diaspora video artists and documentary filmmakers on Thursday 25 May at the Vortex, London. The artists and filmmakers were selected from an open call launched last March as part of … Continue reading Digital Africa

Bouchra Khalili

“The very conditions that make the State possible… trace creative lines of escape” – Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari (Nomadology: The War Machine, 1986) Lisson Gallery presents the first major solo exhibition in the United Kingdom by Moroccan-French artist Bouchra Khalili. Based between Berlin, Oslo and Paris, Khalili’s work explores the broad topics of migration … Continue reading Bouchra Khalili

Sonia Boyce: We move in her way

Sonia Boyce: We move in her way Sonia Boyce presents a new body of work created especially for the ICA.  We move in her way involves the exploratory vocal and movement performances of Elaine Mitchener, Barbara Gamper and her dancers Eve Stainton, Ria Uttridge and Be van Vark, with an invited audience. A multi-media installation has been generated from the documentation of their open-ended … Continue reading Sonia Boyce: We move in her way

Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies

Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies Modern Art Oxford presents the first major survey exhibition by British artist Lubaina Himid. One of the pioneers of the British Black Arts Movement, Himid first came to prominence in the 1980s when she began organising exhibitions of work by her peers, whom she felt were under-represented in the contemporary art … Continue reading Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies

Representing the Calais ‘Jungle’

A tour and book launch with photographer and activist Gideon Mendel. Part of his exhibition Dzhangal, an alternative view of the Calais ‘Jungle’. The event will begin with a guided tour led by the artist in conversation with art historians Christine Eyene and Dominique Malaquais. Mendel will reflect on the challenges and sensitivities faced in conducting … Continue reading Representing the Calais ‘Jungle’

Lubaina Himid: Navigation Charts

Lubaina Himid (b. 1954, Zanzibar, lives and works in Preston) works in painting, drawing, installation and printmaking. A member of the Black Arts Movement of the 1980s, her work is politically critical, tackling questions of race, gender and class. This exhibition draws together paintings and installations from the late 1990s to the present day to … Continue reading Lubaina Himid: Navigation Charts