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Thursday 5 May, 7pm First Thursdays event: Yinka Shonibare, MBE, in conversation with Ziba Ardalan

5 May 2011

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7 pm

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£5/3

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  • Bus: 43, 205 and 214
  • Tube: Old Street / Angel

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Exhibiting artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE will offer a unique insight into his practice as he discusses his work in the current exhibition with Director/Curator of Parasol Unit, Ziba Ardalan. Shonibare's 'Nelson's Ship in a Bottle' is currently on view at Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth. Over the past decade, Shonibare has become well known for his exploration of colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation. He has exhibited worldwide, in 2008/09 his major mid-career survey commenced at the MCA Sydney and toured to the Brooklyn Museum, New York and the Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

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