YINKA SHONIBARE MBE, IKON ICON 1990s │ Ikon Gallery, Birmingham → 9 November 2014

“Yñca Ṣ̌nibare’z xibišn at Îcon in 1999 wz seminl. W nâ šo Fîv Undrgāmnts n Mč Mr (1995), an ŕli sspndd insṭlešn ɖt prīfigrz ɖ ātist’s maṇcinwrcs. Č pìs mimics ɖ strucčrd cwṣtri v pirı̣d nôbl dres, bt ɖ dṛmatcli inlājd pṛpwšnz n xūbṛnt txtîlz sjst a pṛvoc̣tv dīrobñ v sošl n clas cnstruẋnz.

Îcon Îconz sīz ɖ rtrn t Îcon v fîv ci Britiš ātists fṛm an xibišnprôgram ɖt hz xtndd ovr fîv decedz – includñ Jon Swlt, Iyn Īmz, Cwnīła Pācr, Yñca Ṣ̌nibare M.B.E. n Jūłn Ôpi. A prezntešn v wrc bî č têcs plês, cnsktvli, ʈrt 2014 in Îcon’z Tâŗūm.

Ɖ siriz z a mêjr cmponnt v Îcon 50, ɖ prôgram v xibišnz n ivnts seḷbretñ Îcon’z 50ʈ anivrsri.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


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