12 APRIL 9am - 5pm: Manchester School of Art 6pm - 9pm: the Whitworth w/ Performance by RAISA KABIR
13 APRIL 10am - 1pm: Manchester School of Art
LUBAINA HIMID, winner of theTurner Prize 2017, is a contemporary African artist and Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire in the north west of England. Her art focuses on themes of cultural history and reclaiming identities. She was one of the first artists involved in the Black Art movement in the 1980s and continues to create activist art which is shown in galleries in Britain, as well as worldwide.
KATE FLETCHER is a fashion sustainability pioneer and design activist. She is a Research Professor at University of the Arts, London.