Lubaina Himid, Le Rodeur: (The Lock), 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens


Lubaina Himid

Lubaina Himid MBE is an artist and professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire.

In her artistic, academic and curatorial work, Himid brings forth and celebrates the lives and histories of people of the Black diaspora.

Himid has exhibited work in a number of major institutions such as Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe; South London Gallery; Spike Island, Bristol; Modern Art Oxford, Nottingham Contemporary and Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

Forthcoming solo exhibitions include Musée régional d'art contemporain Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan, and Frans Hals Museum, Utrecht.

Her work is held in several public collections, including National Museums Liverpool, Tate, Museum Ludwig, Arts Council Collections, Rhode Island School of Design, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

She is the winner of the 2017 Turner Prize.