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E17 Art Trail

17 February 2020

As a part of the E17 Art Trail prints specially made for the event will be available for purchase at A Room with Four Views between 1st and 9th of June.  22 Orford Rd, E17 9NJ

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The World is a Handkerchief

A new work ‘ Dutch – Pot’ (2019) is being currently shown at the ‘The World is a Handkerchief’ show – an international collaborative project of 50 artists, features a collection of handkerchiefs which explores notions of homeland, family, displacement, and identity. It is exhibited at London Print Studio Gallery from 23rd May – 4th June 2019. Cecilia Mandrile …

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Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazer

My work ‘Celebrity Blonde’ (2013) is being currently shown at the ‘Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazer’ show, Lightbox Gallery, Woking. If you haven’t got a chance to see it yet it is still open till this Sunday, 2nd June.

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I’m Home Exhibition

14 December 2018

I’M HOME brings together the works of Black British Female Photographers who explore the ideas of the home and family. The aim of the show is to collectively present the work of both established and emerging photographers in purpose-designed space that allows the viewer to experience an aspect of the lives of the artists well as the works. The …

Publication

TEXTILE – Cloth and Culture -Volume 16, 2018 – Issue 2: Aesthetics of Blackness?

Edited by Christine Checinska, this special issue of the peer-reviewed publication TEXTILE – Cloth and Culture sets ‘cloth’ into the wider context of creolised visual and material culture – considering the relationship between cloth, culture, and race from the perspective of the African Diaspora.  Textile: Cloth and Culture is for the first time ever is …

Symposium

Daylighting

30 October 2018

In Conversation with: The Women of Colour Index Reading Group Lively discussion and presentation at the Wellcome Collection on Friday 14th October 2018 led by the founders of the Women of Colour Index Reading Group. The discourse centred around this unique archive developed by the artist, Rita Keegan.  The archive charts the emergence of ‘women …

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Diaspora Pavillion – Venice Biennale 2017

17 May 2017

I am very excited to be in Venice for the Preview week of the 57th Art Biennale presenting alongside Larry Achiampong, Barby Asante, Sokari Douglas Camp, Libita Clayton, Kimathi Donkor, Michael Forbes, Ellen Gallagher, Nicola Green, Isaac Julien, Dave Lewis, Hew Locke, susan pui san lok, Paul Maheke, Khadija Saye, Yinka Shonibare, Erika Tan, Barbara …

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Overlooked & Underreported at Diaspora Pavillion – Venice Biennale 2017

7 May 2017

Overlooked & Underreported is a new piece developed for the Diaspora Pavillion and shown alongside the works by Larry Achiampong, Barby Asante, Sokari Douglas Camp, Libita Clayton, Kimathi Donkor, Michael Forbes, Ellen Gallagher, Nicola Green, Isaac Julien, Dave Lewis, Hew Locke, susan pui san lok, Paul Maheke, Khadija Saye, Yinka Shonibare, Erika Tan, Barbara Walker, …

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Move to Fade

18 March 2017

The work I am exhibiting at the Diaspora Pavilion is concerned with the invisibility of the remarkable world-changing achievements of women throughout history across the world. The work is entitled ‘Overlooked and Underreported’ and consists of two components – a textural golden plaque and a figurative image based piece. My mentee, Ray Fiasco and I …

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Back in Penzance

9 March 2017

Delighted to be back in Penzance where I have spent two very productive days researching at The Hypatia Trust with the phenomenal Melissa Hardie-Budden and Miki Ashton -so inspirational! Today I will be at the Exchange for a lunchtime event where I will discuss my research at Hypatia in relation to my Venice project in …