Nov. 2, 2022

Step into an immersive experience at the intersection of reality and fantasy worlds, from Saturday 19 November onwards. The new exhibition In the Black Fantastic shows seductive, exuberant and colourful works by eleven contemporary artists from the African Diaspora. With boundless imagination and technical virtuosity, the artists are addressing racism and social inequality. Inspired by folklore, myth, science fiction, spiritual tradition, and Afrofuturism, they are imagining new worlds and possibilities.

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1. Nick Cave 'Soundsuit', 2014 (c) Nick Cave.jpg
Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2014, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Mandrake Hotel Collection © Nick Cave

From London to Rotterdam

In the Black Fantastic is realised in collaboration with Hayward Gallery in London. A small selection of reactions to this exhibition from the British press:

The Evening Standard - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
“Unlikely to be a better show this year”

The Guardian - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
“Eleven contemporary artists inspired by Afrofuturism consider possible futures with a hopeful, fizzing energy”

3. Lina Iris Viktor 'Eleventh', 2018 (c) Courtesy the Artist.jpg
Lina Iris Viktor, Eleventh, 2018 © Courtesy the Artist
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