Call for Papers
Yinka Shonibare MBE: Material Positions
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, 27 June 2013
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
Professor Angela McRobbie and Carol Tulloch
This one-day conference aims to explore the history and development since the mid 1990s of Yinka Shonibare’s work in the British context, and to examine its position within the global culture of contemporary art today. Led by the University of Huddersfield in association with Yorkshire Sculpture Park the conference accompanies Yinka Shonibare MBE: Fabric-ation, the UK’s most extensive exhibition to date of work in sculpture, film, photography and painting from 2002-2013 by the internationally renowned Anglo-Nigerian artist. We welcome papers from academics, artists and curators addressing aspects of the whole spectrum of Shonibare’s work.
300 word abstract and 100 word speaker biography to be submitted by Monday 15 April 2013
To be emailed to Dr Alison Rowley: firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr Catriona McAra: email@example.com Please send a copy to both addresses