News & Press

Publication

An online event introducing the book ‘Shining Lights’,

20 September 2023

The Association for Art History in collaboration with Autograph is hosting an online event introducing the book ‘Shining Lights’,  a critical anthology delving into the ground-breaking achievements of Black women photographers in the UK during the 1980s and 1990s. This publication, adorned with captivating images, unlocks a treasure trove of British photographic history including a remarkable …

Research

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART Visiting Scholar

4 September 2023

From September to the end of November 2023 I will be resident at YCBA developing a new work which reflects on the relationship between my ongoing research in the Caribbean and the Kalahari. As we move into the final quarter of this year I’m looking forward most to spending time at Yale reading books, long …

Shows

9th Daegu Photo Biennale

My works from ‘Cinderella Tours Europe’ and ‘Doll’ will be shown at the 9th Daegu Photo Biennale, a unique biennial that focuses solely on photography. This year’s theme focuses on the ongoing power of photography.    The 9th Daegu Biennale is opening on 22nd September in the Daegu Arts Center and runs till November 5th …

Shows

The Missing Thread – Untold Stories of Black British Fashion. SOMERSET HOUSE

20 August 2023

This autumn, Somerset House explores the stories of Black British fashion in a major new exhibition, The Missing Thread, curated by the Black Oriented Legacy Development Agency (BOLD). Spanning from the 1970s to the present day, The Missing Thread charts the shifting landscape of Black British culture and the unique contribution it has made to …

Commissions, Shows

Fierce And Fearless: Witty Wise Women and Wondrous Tales, LEA BRIDGE LIBRARY

4 August 2023

Fierce And Fearless: Witty Wise Women and Wondrous Tales, originally commissioned for the exhibition at the William Morris Gallery, this unique storytelling space focusing on the active power of women and girls has begun a residency at Lea Bridge library. This is a touring exhibition, which is available for hire., get in touch for the …

Talk

Photo London Fair

9 May 2023

I am pleased to share that on 11th May I will be speaking with Alona Pardo at this year’s Photo London Fair, part of the Aperture Presents programme.  

Publication

Exit Magazine : #90 – Album I. Personal Stories

22 April 2023

I’m delighted to have my projects ‘Old Clothes’ and ‘Diary’ printed in the newest issue of exit photo magazine, Exit #90 – Album I. Personal Stories. It’s available in print and online from the Exit media website. ‘We can understand an album as a surface, a device or an artefact in which one or more people …

Talk

‘Squaring the Circles’ panel at the Scarborough Gallery

19 April 2023

On Thursday 20 April at 7pm l am looking forward to speaking alongside Susan Durges, Takashi Arai and Celine Bodin as part of a free online event talking about my work in the context of the exhibition ‘Squaring The Circles’ at Scarborough Art Gallery.  

Shows

A Tall Order! Rochdale Art Gallery in the 1980s

3 February 2023

In the 1980s, Touchstones was known as Rochdale Art Gallery. Its daring and innovative approach to exhibition and education programming positioned it on the national map. Led by Exhibition Officer, Jill Morgan, the focus on exhibiting artists engaged in critical and socio-political practice gave a platform to those who were not being offered the opportunity …