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Slade Lectures 2023



What is Slade Lectures?

An artist, critic and art historian, Chika Okeke-Agulu is hosting a series of lectures in Oxford titled 'African Artist in the Age of the Big Man'. There are a total of 6 lectures between now and March and would interest anyone who is thinking of studying art or art history at university or in further education.


Lecture 1: 'African Artists in the Age of the Big Man'

Wednesday 18th January 2023, 5pm

Lecture 2: 'Gazbia Sirry and Egyptian Artists in the Nasserite State, 1950s-1960s'

Wednesday 25th January 2023, 5pm

Lecture 3: 'To Speak in Parables: Dumile Feni in Hendrik Verwoerd's South Africa, 1960s'

Wednesday 1st February 2023, 5pm

Lecture 4: 'Prison Drawing: Ibrahim El Salahi in Al Nimeiry's Sudan 1970s'

Wednesday 15th February 2023, 5pm

Lecture 5: 'Drawing the Line: Obiora Udechukwu and Nigeria's Smiling General 1980s-1990'

Wednesday 22nd February 2023, 5pm

Lecture 6: 'Defiant Sculpture: Isek Bodys Kingelez & Mobutu Sess-Seko's Authenticity, 1990s'

Wednesday 1st March 2023, 5pm



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