Artist Lubaina Himid has spent the past three decades or so creating a significant body of work that’s as powerful in its activism statements as in its arresting visual qualities. Born in Zanzibar, Tanzania, Himid’s paintings, sculptural pieces and installations
Lubaina Himid: Warp and Weft, Firstsite, Colchester 2017 Turner Prize nominee Lubaina Himid, a key figure in the British Black Arts Movement, first came to prominence in the 1980s when she began organising exhibitions of work by her peers who
Lubaina Himid is one of the speakers at Interdependence: We Need to Talk, organised as part of Manchester International Festival (MIF) during July. Lubaina, who has created the unique set for Interdependence, will give an illustrated talk on art, power,
Warp and Weft is a survey of works by 2017 Turner Prize nominee, Lubaina Himid. Opening 30th June at Firstsite, Colchester, the exhibition runs from 1st July-1st October 10am-5pm Warp and Weft is comprised of three bodies of work in
Lubaina Himid discusses work from her three 2017 exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford, Nottingham Contemporary and Spike Island, Bristol.
Lubaina is one of four artists nominated for the Turner Prize 2017. The other nominees are Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Buttner and Rosalind Nashashibi. For the last five years, the Turner Prize has been staged outside of London every other year
As Lubaina Himid prepares for a retrospective across three UK venues, she tells Apollo about how black British art has evolved over the past three decades. Read the interview of 17 January 2017 by Imelda Barnard here
On Thursday 16 March, 2017, Dr Dorothy Price discussed works from Lubaina Himid’s ‘Kangas’ series, with a particular focus on the artist’s work with collage and its relationship to some of the strategies of European modernism.
On Friday 17 February 2017, a public talk between artist Lubaina Himid and art historian Courtney J. Martin took place at Modern Art Oxford. In this event Courtney J Martin focuses their conversation discussion on Himid’s curatorial practice and her
On the occasion of two UK solo exhibitions, the British artist reflects on the art and events that have shaped her career From an article at Frieze.com Read more: https://frieze.com/article/influences-lubaina-himid