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Inside the invisible : memorialising slavery and freedom in the life and works of Lubaina Himid

Inside the invisible : memorialising slavery and freedom in the life and works of Lubaina Himid

Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier; Alan Rice; Lubaina Himid; Hannah Durkin
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Series: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
<I>Inside the Invisible</i> provides the first examination of the work of Turner Prize-winning Black British artist and curator Professor Lubaina Himid CBE. This comprehensive volume breaks new ground by theorizing her development of an alternative visual and textual language within which to do justice to the hidden histories and untold stories of Black women, children, and men bought and sold into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Lubaina Himid; Lubaina Himid
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Celeste-Marie Bernier; Alan Rice; Lubaina Himid; Hannah Durkin
ISBN: 9781789625035 1789625033
OCLC Number: 1243379939
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 17 Jul 2020).
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 336 pages) : PDF file(s).
Contents: Introduction: Making Black Histories, Stories and Memories Visible --
Artist Statement I: Gathering and Reusing / Lubaina Himid --
Part 1: Visualising the Politics of Representation --
1 'Humour, fury, celebration and optimism': A Politics of Protest and Cut-Out Men (1981-85) --
2 'Rituals of reclaiming lost artefacts, refusing oppression and looking for ancestors' in Heroes and Heroines (1984) --
3 'They who document/paint the History hold the Power': Retelling, Reimagining and Recreating New Narratives of Black Heroism in Toussaint I (1987) and Toussaint II (2002) --
Artist Statement II: Telling Invisible Stories / Lubaina Himid --
Part 2: Resistance, Reclamation and Revolutionary History Painting --
4 No More Silent Victims: Agency, Authority and Artistry in the Black Woman's Story in Revenge (1992) --
5 'Lost hope, abandoned lives, decimated civilisations': Sites of Cultural Struggle in Beach House (1995) --
6 'Safety and danger and how to tell the difference': Suffering, Struggle and Survival in Plan B (1999) --
Artist Statement III: Return to the Operatic / Lubaina Himid --
Part 3: Past, Present and Future Artistry, Activism and Agency --
7 Imaging and Imagining 'Vanished lives of the black diaspora' in Venetian Maps (1997) --
8 Reimaging and Reimagining an Absent-Presence in (2003) --
9 'The slave servant': Guerrilla Memorialisation and Multi-accented Performances in Naming the Money (2004) --
10 Intervention, Mapping and Excavation: White Caricatures versus Black Dehumanisation in Swallow Hard: The Lancaster Dinner Service (2007) --
Artist Statement IV: Painting over the British to Reveal the British / Lubaina Himid --
Part 4: Imagining 'the ghosts and the traces' --
11 Tracing 'the living/the dead/the ancestors' in London and Paris Guidebooks (2009) --
12 Mapping Space, Debating Place: Jelly Mould Pavilions (2010) and Official Sites and Sights of Slavery and Memory --
13 'The "ghost" of it all': Tragedy, Trauma and a 'people there and not there' in Le Rodeur (2016) --
Artist Statement V: Working on Paper / Lubaina Himid --
'It's all about action': An Interview with Lubaina Himid / Hannah Durkin and Lubaina Himid --
Conclusion: 'Lives depend on accurate histories' --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 14.
Other Titles: Cambridge EBA.
Responsibility: Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, Hannah Durkin.


Inside the Invisible investigates the life and works of Turner Prize-winning Black British artist and curator Lubaina Himid (CBE) to provide the first study of her lifelong determination to do  Read more...


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Reviews'An extremely significant contribution to the art historical research focused on contemporary Black British visual artists.'Professor Earnestine Jenkins, University of Memphis

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