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Lucille Junkere Talk: Indigo – The Deep Dark Blues (online)
Thu 5 August £8
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lucille will outline her artistic career to date, and present her latest research focusing on the legacy of colonialism in African Caribbean indigo history exploring the idea of reconnections. Lucille’s presentation will be followed by a live Q&A session with audience members.
Lucille Junkere is an artist, educator and textile researcher specialising in botanical and ochre pigments and embroidery. Her research focuses on the legacy of colonisation in African Caribbean textile history, through which she explores themes of loss, grief and cultural reconnection. In November 2020, Lucille completed a Leverhulme Fellowship exploring Jamaica’s colonial indigo plantations. In April 2017, she completed a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study indigo dyeing and pattern making amongst Yorùbá artisans in Nigeria, building on her work as Artist in Residence at the William Morris Gallery London conducted in 2016.