When comes to cultural institutions, women of colour have been dealt a pretty poor hand.
Sure, you’ve got Black British artists like Sonia Boyce and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye hanging in major galleries but when it comes to curating and proper representation, we’re thin on the ground.
Which is why the Tate is hosting a course entitled ‘Art in the age of Black Girl Magic’ this autumn.
Led by Bolanle Tajudeen, founder of Black Blossoms – an organisation supporting and highlighting black women artists, the course seeks to help give people an introduction to the current and historical artistic practices by black women.
‘We will explore the social and political issues that influence artistic practice today,’ the course programme says.
‘Participants will have the chance to reflect on the paucity of black women within cultural institutions in relation to wider questions concerning visibility and representation.
‘We will investigate how black women have creatively challenged the status quo by radically… Read the full story