1-54 Forum
1-54 Forum
Oct 10, 2018
1-54 Forum London 2018 | Portraiture as Politics
Play • 1 hr 21 min

1-54 Forum London

4 – 7 October 2018

Portraiture as Politics

Against a backdrop of retreating notions of multiculturalism and an increasing populist nationalism in Europe and America, is portraiture emerging as a resonant medium by which to assert black visibility? Does portraiture take on a dual role, both as the artistic practice of individuals and a form of collective endeavor? Led by David A. Bailey MBE (Artist and Curator), artists Kimathi Donkor, Irvin Pascal and Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, discuss how they are articulating their presence in portraiture at a time of rising reactionism.

Image: © Katrina Sorrentino

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