Camden VOX presents: Ingrid Pollard
About the project
Taking the Women’s Suffrage movement as a point of departure, Camden VOX has commissioned four women artists to produce a series of posters that explore ideas of Equality, Place, Power and Identity. Featuring works by Sutapa Biswas, Claudette Johnson, Ingrid Pollard and Hannah Collins and exhibited in the atrium at Swiss Cottage Library from June 2018 to January 2019.
December 2018 - January 2019: Ingrid Pollard
About the artist
Ingrid Pollard has played an important role photography since the early 1980's, documenting black people’s creativity and presence in Britain. Pollard became known for her photographic series questioning social constructs such as Britishness and racial difference. Trained in film and photography but coming from a community arts background, Ingrid has also documented the work of actors, dancers, writers and theatre companies. She has been involved in education and research and her has been taken up in national collections in the UK and internationally. Recent work has include a reexamination of UK and international archives to decolonise ethnographic and state sponsored imagery of the former colonised countries.
Ingrid studied Film and Video at the London College of Printing. She has an MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Derby and a PhD from Westminster University.
Ingrid has exhibited widely in Europe and America, including at Tate Britain, the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), NGBK (Berlin), Caribbean Cultural Centre (New York) and Camerawork (San Francisco).
About Camden Vox
Taking inspiration from the Women’s Suffrage movement and the centenary of the Representation of the People act, Camden VOX will celebrate and explore themes of equality, place, history and power. Camden’s annual arts programme will offer free and low cost arts and cultural events for those who live, work in and visit the Borough.Through celebrating Camden’s unique spirit which is rebellious, creative and progressive, and working with partners and key cultural institutions in the borough, Camden VOX offers a thought provoking and engaging arts and cultural programme for 2018, featuring theatre, pop-up performance, song, spoken word, exhibitions, commissions and artist led, drop in family friendly workshops across the borough.
For more information on Camden VOX please visit our programme page!