The CAS acquires installation by Sonia Boyce for Manchester Art Gallery based on her takeover of the gallery in January 2018
The starting point for Six Acts, 2018 is a series of conversations about the gallery collection and how it is displayed and interpreted, particularly in relation to the politics of class, gender, race and sexuality.
The Making of Dame Millicent Fawcett
CAS Patrons visited AB Foundry in East London to learn more about Gillian Wearing’s commemoration to women’s suffrage in parliament square, a commission managed by the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy.
Works from living archive of South Africa’s LGBT+ community by Zanele Muholi acquired at Frieze London Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
The portraits are an act of visual activism in a country where, although their rights are constitutionally protected, LGBT+ people are too often subject to violence and prejudice.
The Artist’s Table – Edmund de Waal
Edmund de Waal (b. 1964, Nottingham, UK) is best known for his large-scale installations of porcelain vessels, which have been exhibited in many museums around the world.