Yinka Shonibare MBE: Material Positions

Yinka Shonibare MBE, Alien Man on Flying Machine, 2011. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney

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Location: Auditorium at 10.00
Tickets £40.00
Concessions £20.00

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A one-day conference led by the University of Huddersfield in association with YSP to explore the history, development and context of Shonibare’s work and examine critically its position within the global culture of contemporary art practice today. Ideal for those wanting to gain a deeper understanding of this fascinating artist.

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Angela McRobbie, Professor Carol Tulloch, Miranda Stearn, Dr William Rea, Richard Johns and Melanie Vandenbrouck . Download the full programme here

Conference papers 10.00 – 17.00 (YSP Auditorium)
Wine reception and tour of exhibition 17.00 – 19.00
  • Price includes free parking and a wine reception and tour of exhibition (17.00 – 19.00). Ticket also includes 10% discount to spend on the day in the YSP Shop, Restaurant and Cafe (Please note: lunch is not included)
  • Please meet 10 minutes before the event start time.
Concessions: There are a limited number of discounted tickets are available for recipients aged 16 and under, and full-time students (Appropriate cards/proof to be shown on the evening).