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Joy Labinjo: Our Histories Cling to Us

Saturday 19 October 2019Sunday 23 February 2020

Exhibition of large-scale paintings by Joy Labinjo featuring portraits of relatives, friends and people discovered in family photograph albums. Drawing on her personal experiences of growing up in the UK with British-Nigerian heritage, Labinjo explores the relationship between identity, race and culture. The artist’s paintings depict intimate scenes of contemporary family life, capturing the everyday and the domestic.

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culture | family | identity | Joy Labinjo | Nigeria | painting | race


Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
S Shore Road
Gateshead Tyne and Wear NE8 3BA

phone 0191 478 1810
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