Focused on artist Lubaina Himid, this Study Day aims to generate new readings of the artist’s work, invite personal responses and inspire continuing dialogue. It is a collaboration between BAM (Black Artists and Modernism) and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Art). One of the main premises of the BAM project is that the work of […]

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On 8 June 2016, the BAM team visited Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the Herbert Gallery and Museum in Coventry, to reunite the artist Gavin Jantjes with his Korabra series, seven paintings created in 1986 during a residency at the West Indian Association in Coventry. The paintings had not been seen by the artist for nearly thirty years. […]

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On the 5th November 2015, the BAM team visited the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum to see two paintings from its collection, both belonging to the artist Gavin Jantjes’ Korabra series of 1986. One painting was temporarily removed from permanent display, while the other was brought out of storage. In the interview excerpts below, David Dibosa […]

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As part of the Black Artists & Modernism project, there are unfolding discussions amongst the research team and with scholars, artists, curators and other engaged publics.

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