Alongside her artistic practice Himid has curated exhibitions to showcase underrepresented Black artists. As an artist, advocate and curator she has facilitated and celebrated the role of Black artists and their contributions to contemporary society. Lubaina Himid is and lives and works in Preston..The Turner Prize has been awarded to Lubaina Himid, it was announced this evening at a ceremony in Hull Minster, in partnership with Tate and Hull UK City of Culture . The , prize was presented by DJ, producer and artist Golduring a live broadcast on the BBC..
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Lubaina Himid was born in in Zanzibar, Tanzania. She stu.d Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Art and an M.A in Cultural History at the Royal College of Art..
Himid, the first woman of colour and the oldest person to win the prize, is praised for addressing ‘difficult, painful’ issues.
The visual artist Lubaina Himid, best known for her paintings, installations and drawings depicting the African diaspora, won the Turner Prize .
Lubaina Himid has become the oldest winner of the Turner Prize, and the first black woman to pick up the art award. The year old Zanzibar born, Preston .