Thursday 10 June 2021, 6–7pm (BST)

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with Clare Lilley


Join Clare Lilley (Director of Programme Yorkshire Sculpture Park) in conversation with British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA, as they delve into his landmark exhibition, 'FABRIC-ATION' (2013).

The conversation will explore ‘FABRIC-ATION’ at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the most extensive survey of Yinka Shonibare CBE’s work in the UK to date. Featuring over 30 works from the period of 2002 – 2013, ranging from sculpture, film, photography, painting and collage, notably showcasing the first two of the artist's six-metre-high Wind Sculptures. 


Yinka Shonibare CBE RA (British-Nigerian, b. 1962)

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA creates work that explores issues of race and class through the mediums of sculpture, painting, photography, film, tapestries and public works. Addressing the stereotypes surrounding cultural authenticity, identity, dislocation, multiculturalism, global food production and revolution with both topical fervency and playful conceits, in a purposeful move that disallows artistic categorisation. 

Clare Lilley (Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park)

Clare Lilley has been director of programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park for the last 27 years. Situated in the 500-acre, 18th century Bretton Hall estate in West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Sculpture Park was the first sculpture park in the UK and remains the leading international centre for showcasing modern and contemporary sculpture. 

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