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 Birdâ€™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 Galleryâ€™s Whatâ€™s On page.
The Caged Birdâ€™s Song, 2014â€“2017 (detail)
Wool, cotton, and viscose
Â© Chris Ofili. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London, The Clothworkersâ€™ Company and Dovecot Tapestry
Studio, Edinburgh. Photography: Gautier Deblonde