Minna Moore Ede, curator of Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic, will introduce the exhibition during this lunchtime talk on Monday 8 May, 1-1.45pm, at the National Gallery in London. The exhibition will be open from 26 April to 28 August and will feature a new tapestry collaboration between the Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili and Dovecot Tapestry Studio titled The Caged Bird’s Song.
This is part of a season of events inspired by Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic at the National Gallery, which will also include a Weaving Workshop led by Master Weavers from Dovecot Tapestry Studio on Saturday 20 May.
For more information about the programme and bookings, please visit the National Gallery’s What’s On page.
The Caged Bird’s Song, 2014–2017 (detail)
Wool, cotton, and viscose
© Chris Ofili. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London, The Clothworkers’ Company and Dovecot Tapestry
Studio, Edinburgh. Photography: Gautier Deblonde