Artist Lubaina Himid is unpicking themes of colonisation, globalisation, migration and female labour in a new exhibition responding to the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection in Lancashire. The installation, to be held at The Great Barn at Gawthorpe Hall, will be made from many metres of fabric interwoven through the structure of the venue. The collection, which spans five centuries, consists of over 30,000 items, from lace to printed materials and from highly functional to ceremonial. Himid, who is professor of contemporary art at the University of Central Lancashire, won the Turner Prize in 2017 for ...


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