The Tetley

Tai Shani: In Conversation with Griselda Pollock

26 September, 6pm, Sold out.

Join us for an in conversation between Tai Shani and Griselda Pollock (Professor of the Social & Critical Histories of Art, and Director of Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History at the University of Leeds), as part of our regular Wednesday Lates. Departing from our current exhibition, Semiramis, discover Tai Shani’s multidisciplinary practice, comprising performance, film, photography and installation, revolving around experimental narrative texts.


Tai Shani was born in London. Shani has presented her work extensively in the UK and abroad, recent exhibitions and commissions include: Glasgow International (2018) Wysing Arts Centre (2017); Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2016); RADAR commission, Loughborough University, (2016), Serpentine Galleries (2016); Tate Britain (2016); Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2015); Southbank Centre, London (2014-15); Arnolfini, Bristol (2013); Matt’s Gallery, London (2012) and FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais and Loop Festival, Barcelona (2011); The Barbican, London (2011); ICA, London (2011)

Griselda Pollock is a visual theorist, cultural analyst and scholar of international, postcolonial feminist studies in the visual arts. Pollock is well known for her theoretical and methodological innovation, combined with readings of historical and contemporary art, film and cultural theory. Since 1977, Griselda Pollock has been one of the most influential scholars of modern, avant-garde art, postmodern art, and contemporary art. She is also a major influence in feminist theory, feminist art history and gender studies.

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For a taster, see our #SEMIRAMIS trailer below: