YINKA SHONIBARE: ‘EGG FIGHT’ AT FONDATION BLACHÈRE, FRANCE.
This summer, Fondation Blachère, Apt, France, is presenting a solo exhibition and new light installation by Yinka Shonibare MBE RA. Inspired by Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver Travels. This work reflects Shonibare’s interest in addressing conflicting ideologies observed in culture, politics and society.
YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: CANNONBALL PARADISE AT GERISCH STIFTUNG SCULPTURE PARK IN NEUMÜNSTER, GERMANY.
On 27th April opens a great exibithion of Yiknka Shonibare at Herbert Gerisch Foundation. ‘Cannonball Paradise’ comprises around 20 installations, photographic works and videos.
Yinka Shonibare MBE is the second artist of African origin after Romuald Hazoumè (2011) to be invited by Herbert Gerisch Foundation to exhibit.
For more info: http://www.yinkashonibarembe.com/articles/present/
ABOUT YINKA SHONIBARE:
Yinka Shonibare MBE RA was born in London and moved to Lagos, Nigeria at the age of three. He returned to London to study Fine Art first at Byam Shaw College of Art (now Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design) and then at Goldsmiths College, where he received his MFA, graduating as part of the ‘Young British Artists’ generation. He currently lives and works in the East End of London. He working in painting, sculpture, photography, film and performance. Shonibare’s work examines the themes of identity in post-colonialist world. Which are the interrelationship between Africa and Europe? What’s African and what’s European in the XXI century?