The Place Is Here
See artists Sonia Boyce, Lubaina Himid, Ingrid Pollard, Rasheed Aareen and many other important figures at the The Place is Here at Nottingham Contemporary from 4th February to 30th April. The exhibition explores the artwork, politics and archives of what was termed and remains contested as 'black art' or 'Black British Art' against the backdrop of the 1980s. Read a review in the Observer.
To learn more about this subject see our related content featuring OU Art History academic, Dr. Leon Wainwright, and others recorded in 2010 at the study day on 'Britain's Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic'.