July 19, 2018

In conversation with Lubaina Himid

In this episode of the TANK magazine podcast, Ismail Einashe speaks to the artist Lubaina Himid about the aftermath of winning the Turner Prize, the importance of addressing Europe’s colonial history and the representation of people of colour in art and beyond. Born in 1954 in Zanzibar, Himid was raised in Britain where she became a pioneer of the British Black Arts Movement in the 1980s. She was awarded the Turner Prize in 2017. Einashe met Himid on the occasion of her first major show in France, Gifts to Kings, which was exhibited at MRAC in Sérignan. The text version of this interview is published in the 2018 TANK Summer Reader Issue. ◉

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