Yinka Shonibare RA

We went last night to one of Yinka Shonibare’s monthly supper clubs when he arranges for someone to talk about an artist over supper in the project space below his studio – on this occasion, the poet Bridget Minamore reading poetry inspired by the work of Kara Walker, the African American artist who works in historical media, including silhouette.   The food was prepared to complement the readings, including Bible Belt Bisque, Succulent Silhouettes, and crystalised sugar for pudding (actually, I thought it was marzipan).   Any profit goes to support young artists working on projects in the studio:-

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