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 […]

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Conferences, Gender, Identity, News

Conférence Lubaina Himid à La Panacée

En écho à l’exposition Lubaina Himid: Gifts to Kings présentée au Mrac Occitanie, cette conférence propose de recontextualiser les enjeux du travail de Lubaina Himid. De son émergence dans la mouvance du Black Art anglais des années 1980, à sa pensée féministe, en passant par une remise en question de la représentation de la figure […]

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Lubaina Himid: Hard Times

Lubaina Himid, A Fashionable Marriage, 1986 [detail]. Mixed media installation. Courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens, London. Installation view, The Place is Here, Nottingham Contemporary, 2017.   The Harris Museum in Preston is presenting an exhibition by 2017 Turner Prize winner and Preston-based artist Professor Lubaina Himid MBE.  The exhibition is entitled Hard Times, a title chosen by […]

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Education, Talk

Creative Conversation

Creative Conversation: ‘She Who Writes Herstory Rewrites History’ Part 3 “I am not a painter in the strictest sense… I am a political strategist who uses a visual language to encourage conversation, argument, change.” Lubaina Himid Modern Art Oxford is hosting an event addressing the future of art education in secondary schools. Artist and educator […]

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Newsletter: May 2017

The last couple of months have been spent researching George Hallett pre-exile photography practice in 1960s South Africa, visiting the 13th Sharjah Biennial (read the review on Contemporary And) and Reunion Island as part of the Frac (Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain), which was also an occasion to meet artists across the island and give a […]

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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 […]

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