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Yinka Shonibare MBE: The British Library. HOUSE 2014 and Brighton Festival. 3-26 May 2014

Yinka Shonibare MBE’s site-specific installation The British Library identifies the artist’s role to capture the contemporary zeitgeist relating to moral transformation in society. In particular, the work explores the idea of immigration within British culture and considers notions of territory and place, cultural identity, displacement and refuge. The work makes visible the cultural influences of colonisation and the complexity of … Continue reading