The 2nd in our new series of artist talks, SPIEL presents Harold Offeh
+ acclaimed poet Russell J Turner giving a post-talk performance in the bar.
Harold Offeh is an artist and curator whose work encompasses performance, participation, video and photography. His work employs humour and explores aspects of contemporary culture. Recent research projects have explored Afro-futurism and the marketing of hair through collaborative live events. He lives in Cambridge and works in London and Leeds where he is a senior lecturer in Fine Art at Leeds Beckett University. Recent and upcoming projects include:
THE SHADOWS TOOK SHAPE. Studio Museum Harlem, NYC, USA, 2013-14.
RADIOCITY. Tate Britain, London. A curatorial learning project with Marion Harrison, 2014 -15.
JUST LIKE A WOMAN. Abrons Arts Center, NYC, USA Oct 23-25 & Chelsea Theatre, London Nov 13-14, 2015
Read The Guardian article “Before they were famous: art stars on their final degree shows” featuring Harold Offeh.