Sonia Farmer presenting at FDH & APHA Conference
Sonia will be presenting her paper, “Resisting Paradise: The Craftsman Press Archive” at the 2018 Friends of Dard Hunter and the American Printing History Association Conference under the theme “Matrices: The Social Life of Paper, Print, and Art” at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. She will also be co-curating an exhibition of the University of Iowa Center for the Book student work, “In-Progress: Scaffolding & Snafus” at the K.K. Merker Gallery during the conference. Find details about the conference here.
Cycle of Abuse at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
Sonia’s piece Cycle of Abuse is on display as part of the exhibition “Hard Mouth: From the Tongue of the Ocean” on view June 22nd, 2018 through June 2nd, 2019, at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Curated by NAGB Assistant Curators Natalie Willis and Richardo Barrett, the exhibition delves into language — verbal, written, and visual — and how we go about shaping our narratives as a nation and as Caribbean subjects. Read more about the show here and the visit the NAGB website to find out more about their visiting hours. (Image: Khia Poitier, “Altars/Alters” (2014), digital media, dimensions variable. Collection of the artist.)
A True & Exact History in controversial we suffer to remain exhibition catalogue
Sonia’s latest artist book, A True & Exact History, which was on display as part of “We Suffer to Remain”, an exhibition running March 22-July 29 at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, is featured in the much-anticipated and controversial exhibition catalogue. With contributions from NAGB Chief Curator Holly Bynoe, NAGB Director Amanda Coulson, Eddie Chambers, and Dr. Ian Bethell-Bennett, the catalogue also features images of the installations by Graham Fagen, Sonia Farmer, Anina Major and John Beadle. Catalogues are $20.00 (VAT inclusive) and available at the Mixed Media store at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.