Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in Conversation with Mark Sealy OBE
Throughout March 2022 University of the Arts London Colleges and Institutes open research and knowledge exchange to staff, students and the public. Events will explore the broad theme of Earth and Equity: integrating environmental and racial justice.
The keynote event: Hosting Ideas for Progress, sees Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with Director of Autograph ABP, Mark Sealy OBE. The session is chaired by Professor Pratap Rughani, documentary filmmaker, Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Documentary Practices at London College of Communication and will be introduced by Professor David Mba, Deputy Vice Chancellor Research, Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise.
Yinka Shonibare CBE RA is a British-Nigerian artist living in the United Kingdom. His work explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation. A hallmark of his art is the brightly coloured Ankara fabric he uses.
Professor Mark Sealy OBE [Director of Autograph ABP] is interested in the relationship between photography and social change, identity politics, race, and human rights. He has been director of Autograph ABP (London) since 1991 and in his role as director has produced artist publications, curated exhibitions, and commissioned photographers and filmmakers worldwide. Mark is Professor of Photography Rights and Representation and a core member of UAL's Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC)
Professor Pratap Rughani is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Documentary Practices at London College of Communication
Date: 14th March 2022
Time: 6:30pm - 8pm WAT | 5:30pm - 7pm GMT