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In 2016, Sonia was elected a Royal Academician, and in the same year received a Paul Hamlyn Artist Award. The British Council has announced that artist Sonia Boyce OBE RA will represent Great Britain at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, presenting a major solo exhibition of new work, running May to November 2021.

The main gallery at Eastside Projects is dominated by what appears to be a colourful rock formation. With all that in mind there seems to be a lot to explain but when I ask Boyce to do so she seemed determined to focus on the simplicity behind the performance. Sonia Boyce, In the Castle of My Skin with guest artists: Anna Barham, Kate Cooper, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Harold Offeh, Flora Parrott, Luc Pheles, and Alberta Whittle. If they inspire you please support our work. Sonia has taken part in numerous solo and group exhibitions, both internationally and in the UK.

We are supported by our project partners Coventry University, University of Wolverhampton and University of Worcester. Esther Draycott reviews the recent project Performance/Wallpaper by Sonia Boyce at Eastside Projects and looks ahead to the next one on 7 April. The committee members included: Emma Dexter, British Council Director Visual Arts, Commissioner of the British Pavilion and Chair of the British Pavilion Selection Committee: The British Council is thrilled to announce that Sonia Boyce has been commissioned to represent the UK at the Biennale Arte 2021. Nine-channel HD video installation with wallpaper © Sonia Boyce. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day. Sonia Boyce came to prominence as a key figure in the burgeoning Black-British art scene of the early 1980s. © Pogus Caesar/ OOM Gallery Archive. Can you tell us more about this portrait? You are sediment.’ – but the rest was rendered inaudible due to the cacophony of noise from an adjacent audio-visual work, the soundtracks inevitably bleeding into one another. In line with COVID-19 measures, attendees must book a visiting-hour slot in advance via eventbrite . Sonia Boyce ‘In the Castle of My Skin’ by Sonia Boyce and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Lindsey Mendick – will reopen from 30 July for two weeks. Pogus Caesar explains: 'This photograph of Sonia Boyce was taken in Handsworth, Birmingham, in 1983, at the time she was studying at Stourbridge College in the West Midlands. © 2020 University Arts London. Sonia Boyce Invites Uncomfortable Confrontations At Birmingham’s Eastside Projects, the artist’s latest curatorial project probes at what might happen when the digital bleeds into the … Boyce is one of the leading artists of the British Black Arts Movement and studied at Stourbridge College in the 1980s – via the Guardian. UAL Voices: Reina Lewis - Is 2015 the year the mainstream woke up to Muslim fashion? She is a Professor of Black Art and Design at University of the Arts London. Your safety is our first priority. Find out more about Cookies and our Privacy Policy. This exhibition brings together the work of artists and Sonia Boyce… Nicholas Thornton, Head of Fine Art, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales: Sonia Boyce is an artist who has built her career outside of the established 'centres' of the art world, and places collaboration and a participatory way of working at the centre of her practice. Please note that we cannot provide valuations. Divya Osbon reviews Eastside Projects’ exhibition The Range, curated by artist Rehana Zaman – via this is tomorrow, The artist Sonia Boyce has been chosen to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale – the first black woman to do so. At Birmingham’s Eastside Projects, the artist’s latest curatorial project probes at what might happen when the digital bleeds into the physical. I managed to catch snippets – ‘You are a diver. If you have information to share please complete the form below. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. Please Like other favourites! We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist. As a key figure in British contemporary art the panel agreed it was important to recognise her contribution and legacy to the development of artistic practice both nationally and internationally.