Yinka Shonibare MBE’s ‘Childhood Memories’ opens at Pearl Lam, Singapore (21/Jan-23/Mar)

‘Childhood Memories’ is a new exhibition by Yinka Shonibare MBE that opens at Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore, on 21st January and will run until 23rd March. The exhibition has already attracted significant press coverage including the ‘Art Titans’  feature on Singapore Strait Times.

‘Childhood Memories’ is described in the gallery’s press release as ‘returns to the essence of the imagination, an exploration of the subjective and the subconscious that is inspired by surrealism’. Click here to read the full press release.

yinka-shonibare-300x300Yinka Shonibare MBE, a Turner Prize nominee, recently created an edition for The Multiple Store, Kaleidoscope in which the artist playfully explores gender stereotypes and power relations. A kaleidoscope in the shape of a phallus, with the body beautifully decorated in the Dutch wax batik patterns the artist is known for, and the head made of highly polished brass. Click here to watch the artist discuss how this edition came about with Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Gallery.

A video of Yinka Shonibare MBE in conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Gallery filmed on 17 October 2014 where Kaleidoscope is also discussed is now available via this link

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