In Conversation: Emii Alrai & Sabrina Henry
27nd September 2022
6:30 - 7:30pm
Continuing our In Conversation series, next week will be hosting artist Emii Alrai and Curator and Costume Designer Sabrina Henry, as part of Emii’s current exhibition Reverse Defence. They will be in conversation about her current exhibition as well as delving in to Emii’s wider practice, research and recurring themes.
The conversation will be held in our gallery at 12 Blandford Square and will be made available online following the event. Refreshments will be available and all are welcome to attend. The event is free but registering is recommended.
Emii Alrai received her MA in Art Gallery and Museum studies in 2018 and her BA Fine Art in 2016 from Leeds University. Recent solo exhibitions include: A Core of Scar, The Hepworth, Wakefield; The Courtship of Giants, Eastside Projects, Birmingham; Deposition Layer, Threshold Projects, Leeds; and Passing of the Lilies, Jerwood Solo Presentations, Jerwood Arts, London. She has participated in residencies including In Ruins Residency, Calabria, Italy; Triangle Astérides Residency, Marseille, France; and was the Yorkshire Sculpture International Engagement Artist in 2019. She lives and works in Leeds, UK.
Sabrina Henry is a textile maker and curator. Her textile practice researches rhythm, movement and African diasporic traditions to create hand knotted pieces that retell the history of Black diasporic presence. She works as curator at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Glasgow.