I n a tranquil corner of Preston, Lancashire, there is a modest Georgian terrace with a handsome park below it and a river the Ribble running alongside it. It is here that the artist Lubaina Himid has lived for more than years. She is, at , being celebrated as the oldest Turner prize nominee since the .Lubaina Himid the Turner prize nominee making black lives visible. . The work on display at Hull s Ferens Gallery, host to the Turner prize as part of its City of Culture celebrations, is a large and busy stage set of wooden and mixed media cut out figures inspired by Hogarth s Marriage a la .Lubaina Himid the Turner prize nominee making black lives visible. . She plans to spend a bit of the , to buy some really fancy shoes, but most of it on helping out other artists. There is so much to do, she says, given the enormous gap between the huge public appetite for art and the .Himid makes paintings, prints, drawings and installations which celebrate Black creativity and the people of the African diaspora while challenging institutional invisibility. She references the slave industry and its legacies, and addresses the hidden and neglected cultural contribution made by real but forgotten people..
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