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Turner Prize Winner Lubaina Himid’s book available in Hull Libraries

6th December 2017

The James Reckitt Library Trust and Hull Libraries are delighted to hear that Lubaina Himid has been announced the winner of the Turner Prize 2017.

As part of Beyond Words – a year-long project celebrating artists’ books, Lubaina was commissioned to create a book on the theme of Freedom. The book entitled, ‘Freedom Kangas’ features images from her original Kangas paintings with short texts by the artist.

The project was produced by the Freedom Festival Arts Trust, in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure Library Services, Hull History Centre and WISE, funded by the James Reckitt Library Trust, Arts Council England and curated by Book Works

The full Beyond Words collection comprising of 10 publications can be found in all of Hull’s libraries.

Discover the work of 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid and the other three artists shortlisted at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull until 7 January 2018.