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Newsletter: June 2018

As part of the exhibition Lubaina Himid: Gifts to Kings, currently on show at the Regional Museum of Contemporary Art (MRAC – Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée) until 16 September 2018, la Panacée (Montpellier) is hosting a conference on Lubaina Himid by Christine Eyene on Wednesday 6 June at 7pm. La Panacée is also launching its summer programme with two solo exhibitions by POPE.L and Bod and Roberta Smith from 2 June to 26 August. In Germany, the 10th Berlin Biennale entitled We don’t need another hero will be launching on the weekend of 8 June. Curated by Gabi Ngcobo, with a curatorial team composed of Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Serubiri Moses, Thiago de Paula Souza, and Yvette Mutumba, the biennial takes place across various venues in Berlin and also includes a number of lectures and performances. For more information, visit: http://www.berlinbiennale.de. In Brussels, a packed programme of activities is currently being prepared at BOZAR including RESIST! The 1960s protests, photography and visual legacy, a major international exhibition curated by Christine Eyene for the Summer of Photography 2018. In addition to …

Newsletter: May 2018

Art diary This month is the opening of the 13th edition of Dak’Art – Biennale of Contemporary African Art. Curated by Simon Njami for the second consecutive time, the biennial entitled The Red Hour will present works by 75 artists from 33 countries. In addition to the main exhibition the biennial will also include five projects by guest curators Cosmin Costinas, Marianne Hultman, Marisol Rodriguez, Alya Sebti, and Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung. A number of additional exhibitions and events are also programme as part of the biennial’s OFF. Dak’Art 2018: 3 May – 2 June 2018, find out more here. Back in the UK, the programme of events around Lubaina Himid’s exhibition Hard Times continues with ‘Imbalance Redressed’, a conversation about the under-representation of women in national and public art collections and how this is being addressed. With Mark Doyle, Christine Eyene, Lubaina Himid, Dr Ella S Mills and Hilary Robinson. Other events include Little Little Man Man, a film installation by artist Tao Lashley-Burnley. Imbalance Redressed, Wednesday 9 May 5.30pm – 7.30pm Little Little Man …

Newsletter: March 2018

  Lubaina Himid: Hard Times Turner Prize winner and Preston-based artist Lubaina Himid chose the title Hard Times in reference to Charles Dickens’ novel, inspired by his visit to Preston during the workers’ Lock-out of 1853. At the heart of the display is A Fashionable Marriage (1987), Himid’s reworking of Hogarth’s painting. Harris Museum, Preston, 2 March to 3 June 2018. Ryuichi Ishikawa in conversation with Christine Eyene An event organised as part of Ryuichi Ishikakwa’s first ever exhibition in the UK. Ishikawa and Eyene discuss the photographer’s inspiration from diverse art forms, including music and dance, his early practice and more recent work, and multifaceted portraiture of his hometown of Okinawa. Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London, Thur 8 March, 6.30-8.30pm. From Country to Continent: Collecting and Supporting Contemporary Art in Morocco and Beyond, a conversation looking at current projects based in Morocco that support and develop multiple and diverse forms of artistic production both in that country and from the broader African continent. With Touria El Glaoui, Christine Eyene and other speakers tbc. Delfina Foundation, London, Thur 15 March 6.30-8.00pm. Sonia Boyce: Retrospective Focusing …

Newsletter: February 2018

Creative Conversation: ‘She Who Writes Herstory Rewrites History’ Part 3 This event hosted by Modern Art Oxford will address the future of art education in secondary schools. Artist and educator Lubaina Himid and collaborators will explore how learning to think like artists can open up fresh ways for young people to perceive the world and their place in it. Collaborators include Helen Cammock, Christine Eyene, Evan Ifekoya, Dr Ingrid Pollard, Marlene Smith and Dr Zoe Whitley. Saturday 10 February, 1.00pm – 4.00pm Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Read more here. Lubaina Himid will also present new work in her next solo exhibition The Tenderness only we can See, at Hollybush Gardens from 17 February to 24 March 2018. For more information contact Hollybush Gardens. 4th International Biennial of Casablanca In Morocco, Villa des Arts, Casablanca is hosting an encounter with Christine Eyene who will introduce the theme of the 4th International Biennial of Casablanca and engage with local artists and cultural organisations. The biennial’s call for artists is still open until 31 March 2018. The biennial will take …