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Soulscapes: In Conversation

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Join Nancy Durrant, Culture Editor of Evening Standard, Soulscapes Curator Lisa Anderson and artists Kimathi Donkor and Phoebe Boswell to explore how art can challenge the social, political and institutional power structures that create conditions of privilege and exclusion.   

Lisa Anderson is the curator of Soulscapes. Managing Director of Black Cultural Archives, a national heritage centre dedicated to the collection, preservation, and celebration of Black history for over 40 years.

Phoebe Boswell (Kenya/UK) is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in London. She studied Painting at the Slade (2005) and 2D Animation at Central St Martins (2009) and her work has since been exhibited globally. Institutional solo exhibitions include The Space Between Things, Autograph ABP, London (2018-19), HERE, Goteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg (2019), and Here, New Art Exchange, Nottingham (2021). 

Kimathi Donkor’s art re-imagines mythic, historical and everyday encounters across Africa and its global Diasporas, principally in painting and drawing. Prominent exhibitions include the 15th Sharjah Biennale (UAE, 2023), War Inna Babylon at the ICA, (London 2021), the Diaspora Pavilion (57th Venice Biennale, 2017) and the 29th São Paulo Biennial (Brazil, 2010). Awards, residencies and commissions include the 2011 Derek Hill Painting Scholarship for The British School at Rome. 

Nancy Durrant is Culture Editor and a weekly columnist at the Standard, covering art, theatre, music, dance, film, TV, opera, dance, you name it. She is co-host of the Standard Theatre Podcast, has interviewed major artists such as Tracey Emin, Marina Abramovic and El Anatsui, and she chairs the judging panels for the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and the Evening Standard Art Prize. 

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Image: Phoebe Boswell, A still from I Dream of a Home I Cannot Know, 2019, 2 channel video loop, Lent by the artist