Untitled 1

Nilupa Yasmin (1995 - )

hand woven photographs

  • About the work
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Downing Street
    This is one of four works in the Collection from Nilupa Yasmin’s Where can I find this? series of hand-cut and woven photographs that were commissioned by Multistory for the Blast Photo Festival 2019 in West Bromwich. For this series, the artist engaged with communities linked to the markets across Sandwell, celebrating the union of people who visit the markets and those who have based their livelihood around them. The resulting colourful and complex patterned images reflect the people and the products for sale.
  • About the artist
    Born in Birmingham, Nilupa Yasmin graduated from Coventry University (BA Photography, 2017) and Birmingham City University (PCET Specialising in Art, Media and Performance Education, 2019). She pursued her studies with an MA in photography at University of Westminster (2020–) and is a visiting lecturer at Coventry University. She has had solo exhibitions at Argentea Gallery, Birmingham (2018); Aston Hall, Birmingham (2018); Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry (2019); Photofusion, London (2019); and MAC, Birmingham (2020); and was commissioned for the Contemporary Art Spaces Project, Iniva x RSA (2019–20).
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    Untitled 1
    Series Title
    Where can I find this?
    hand woven photographs
    height: 30.3 cm; width: 30.3 cm
    Purchased from the artist March 2021, through the Art XUK project 2020-21
    The artist; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 17 March 2021
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