Interdisciplinary Dialogues: Deconstructing Institutional Racism through a Decolonial Lens

“Deconstructing Institutional Racism through a Decolonial Lens" was the title and theme of the first collaborative online event and discussion session hosted by Decolonial Dialogues (DD) in partnership with the Race, Ethnicity and Education Network (REEN), on 14th October 2020. The primary focus of this session centred on an artist's talk and keynote presentation given... Continue Reading →

Film-maker and installation artist Isaac Julien CBE, RA, in conversation with Professor Louise Yelin

'Virtual' event, hosted remotely (via Zoom), organised by Neuberger Museum of Art On Wednesday 22nd April 2020 the Neuberger Museum of Art will virtually host an artist’s talk, featuring internationally renowned film-maker, installation artist and Academician Isaac Julien CBE RA, in conversation with Louise Yelin, Purchase College professor emerita of literature, and co-curator of the... Continue Reading →

Earlier in 2019 I was fortunate to present a paper at an international conference on African-European Studies that took place in Portugal at the ISCTE-IUL Lisbon University Institute. While there, I took the opportunity to visit a number of museums and galleries to review exhibitions and collections featuring works by modern and contemporary visual artists... Continue Reading →

Exhibition Review – ‘Kehinde Wiley: In Search of the Miraculous’

'In Search of the Miraculous' is the second exhibition by Kehinde Wiley to be shown at Stephen Friedman Gallery in London (24 November 2017 - 27 January 2018). Displayed in three rooms, this series of  nine new paintings and a three-channel artist's film illustrate moments in the lives of young Haitian fishermen presented against a... Continue Reading →

Black Portraiture[s] III: Reinventions – Jo’burg Conference, 17-19 November 2016

"BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures" is the seventh conference in a series of transnational and diasporic conversations about imaging the black body. It offers a forum that gives artists, activists, educators and scholars from around the world an opportunity to share ideas, from historical topics to current research on the 40th anniversary of... Continue Reading →

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