Studio Conversations With Mariam Zulfiqar And Annalee Davis

Annalee Davis, Portrait of a white creole family, Barbados, circa 21st century - Now You See Me, Now You Don't (2013). Photo credit: Mark King

Annalee Davis, Portrait of a white creole family, Barbados, circa 21st century – Now You See Me, Now You Don’t (2013). Photo credit: Mark King

Join CCA Inspire for the next installment of Studio Conversations on Thursday 15th August at 6.30pm (UK time) 1.30pm (Barbados time) when we will be catching up with curator and Royal College of Art, Curating Contemporary Art Inspire graduate, Mariam Zulfiqar to discuss her research residency in Barbados. Mariam’s research will culminate into a forthcoming exhibition that explores the impact of plant migration on the Barbadian visual and social landscape. Read more here.

We are pleased to announce that Mariam will be joined by Visual Artist, Annalee Davis who is the founder of The Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc., an artist led initiative that contributes to the discourse surrounding creative production within the informal networks of the Caribbean and its diaspora by offering a platform for exchanges among contemporary practioners. Read more here.

Questions from the audience can be sent over via the typechat facility or via web cam broadcast by visiting the Curating Conversations Chat Room.

Studio Conversations is a series of live video linked studio visits with artists and curators. These events aim to give audiences an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with internationally based artists and curators to explore how their practice might be translated within transglobal contexts. Christina Millare, a graduate of the Curating Contemporary Art Inspire MA, has programmed Studio Conversations and will be chairing the event.

About Mariam Zulfiqar:

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Mariam graduated from the Curating Contemporary Art Inspire MA in 2012 during which time she was based at Art on the Underground where she continues to work in a curatorial capacity. Mariam recently curated the online Kurt Schwitters inspired project, MerzBank with Steven Bode for Film and Video Umbrella and is currently on a research residency in Barbados. Her research will culminate into a forthcoming exhibition that explores the impact of plant migration on the Barbadian visual and social landscape.

About Annalee Davis:

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Photo credit: Dondré Trotman

Annalee Davis is a Visual Artist.  She has been making and showing her work regionally and internationally since returning to the Caribbean in 1989.  She is the founder of The Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc., an artist led initiative for exchanges among contemporary creatives supporting interactions across disciplines and contributing to an increasingly rich discourse surrounding creative production within the informal networks of the Caribbean and its diaspora.  She is a part-time tutor in the BFA programme at the Barbados Community College.  For more on her practice, visit www.annaleedavis.com and to view the Fresh Milk blog visit www.freshmilkbarbados.com

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