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Posts Tagged ‘african art’

An Interview with Ruth Babajide: African Heritage Exhibition Curator

We speak to curator Ruth Babajide about the inspiration behind the show, her roots and the importance of knowing your own heritage.

Written by Calum Ross

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An exciting and refreshing showcase of established and emerging new talent from modern Africa and its diaspora, discount The African Heritage Exhibition opened on Wednesday 31st March 2010 at the Bedfordbury Gallery in Covent Garden. Exhibiting everything from photography, for sale to fine art, generic jewellery to ceramics, the show is a celebration of Africa's rich and vibrant cultural output.
Is this your first curatorial effort? Yes it is! I have learnt so much through the curatorial process and understanding the space around the art is just as important as the art. I collaborated with the African Eden Safari Company to put this exhibition together along with other sponsors like MacIntyre Hudson from the finance sector and Obaseki Solicitors. We also received a… read more

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Turner Prize winner, Chris Ofili brings together work new and old for a landmark exhibition at The Tate Britain

Written by Amica Lane

Sparky Deathcap is a twenty-something musician and artist from Cheshire, sildenafil whose wry tales of love and loss are in turns hilarious and heartwrenching. You may have caught him recently […]