Peer Forum Session #1: An Introduction by Osei Bonsu

Network11 are proud to announce the first of 6 sessions for the Cubitt Galleries PEER Forum bursary. Over the next 6 months we will be in conversation with an invited selection of artists, curators and cultural producers to discuss various aspects of creative practice.

The first session kicks off on Thursday 17th December, with Curator, Osei Bonsu conducting the introductory session connecting The trajectory of Black British artists today and its importance to the Art scene.

Osei Bonsu is a British-Ghanaian curator and writer based in London. His writing has been included in a number of museum and exhibition catalogues including the 56th Venice Biennial Exhibition and Milan EXPO “Arts and Food” at La Triennale di Milano. He is the founding director of CRANE, and has developed a number of projects focused on international art, including “Pangea II: New Art from Africa and Latin America” (Saatchi Gallery, 2015) and 1-54 Art Fair (2013 – 14). He advises private and not-for-profit arts organizations and contributes to publications such as New African, NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Mousse Magazine, and Art Review among others.

Cubitt is an artist-led organisation based in Islington, London. Founded by a group of artists in 1991, Cubitt consists of a non-profit gallery, 32 artist studios and a locally-focused education programme.

For more information on the PEER Forum project, please visit the Artquest website.

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Author: The Network

The Network brings together a group of artistic professionals working in a range of disciplines, media and practices, which have come together in order to celebrate, question and intrinsically promote the developments of such practices.

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