Film-maker and installation artist Isaac Julien CBE, RA, in conversation with Professor Louise Yelin

'Virtual' event, hosted remotely (via Zoom), organised by Neuberger Museum of Art On Wednesday 22nd April 2020 the Neuberger Museum of Art will virtually host an artist’s talk, featuring internationally renowned film-maker, installation artist and Academician Isaac Julien CBE RA, in conversation with Louise Yelin, Purchase College professor emerita of literature, and co-curator of the... Continue Reading →

Four Women, For Women: Caribbean Diaspora Artists Reimag(in)ing the Fine Art Canon

In keeping with my determination to continue publishing work on intersected issues of gender, race and geographic inclusivity, specifically in relation to museums, galleries and the arts – often against all the odds within a very exclusionary Euro-American academy – I am pleased that my research on Caribbean diaspora artists, initially compiled for conference presentations... Continue Reading →

David Adjaye: Making Memory at the Design Museum, London

Ghanaian-British architect Sir David Adjaye OBE recently worked with curators at the Design Museum in Kensington, London, to present "David Adjaye: Making Memory" (2 February - 5 May 2019) - an exhibition examining seven projects from his oeuvre that foreground and materialise the important relationships between lived experience, history, memory and memorialisation. Architectural model of... Continue Reading →

BLACK ART MATTERS: Reflecting on the life, works and art-political legacy of Donald Rodney, 1961-1998

BBC Radio 4’s ‘Black Art Matters’ (first broadcast on 29 June 2017) is available to listen to online via the BBC website http://www.bbc.co.uk. This 30-minute programme features Professor Sonia Boyce MBE (RA) in conversation with family members and friends of the British contemporary visual artist Donald Rodney (1961-1998) – one of the most central and important... Continue Reading →

The Life and Artworks of Wifredo Lam – a Cuban ‘Passeur’ in Paris

My proposal to present a research paper about the life and work of Cuban surrealist artist Wifredo Lam (1902-1982) at the forthcoming 2nd CARISCC Postgraduate Conference on Caribbean In/securities and Creativity (University of Leeds, UK, 8th March 2017) has been accepted. The presentation - titled, "Reading Issues of In/Security and Creativity through the Life and... Continue Reading →

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