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Shaneka Williams

Shaneka Williams is a Black British artist, designer and writer. Her artistic practice concentrates on personal stories, interwoven with historical context. Often using the written word to better portray the narrative. Her writing goes beyond poetry, into reviews and opinion pieces. One of her most recent articles was written on the Black Artists and Modernism symposium at The Bluecoat earlier this year.

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Review: Stalwarts, Bluecoat Display Centre

Review: Stalwarts, Bluecoat Display Centre 4th February 2017 - 18th February 2017 Words and photography, Shaneka Williams Stalwarts presents work by a selection of master ceramicists, all...

Review: Collaboration: Out of the Blue, the story so far

Collaboration: Out of the Blue, the story so far Bluecoat Words, Shaneka Williams Collaborative practice in art is nothing new. During the renaissance, masters and apprentices...

Review: Walter Keeler at Bluecoat Display Centre

Walter Keeler Bluecoat Display Centre Words, Shaneka Williams Walter Keeler’s pottery history is as diverse as the work he creates. Inspired by the tradition of pottery, and...

Afro-Blues Duo, Amadou and Mariam, to Headline DaDaFest International 2016

We are really excited and cannot wait to be returning to the UK in December to perform at DaDaFest!

Galkoff’s Butchers: Local Heritage Project Gains Support

With its rich history and culture Liverpool is never short of a potential research project. In this instance Liverpool School for Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and National Museums Liverpool, have come together to investigate the history of court housing and the former Galkoff’s butchers shop.

SkyArts: Merseyside has the best art detectives

70% of respondents have identified fakes among a collection of animal paintings at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and 59% have correctly identified the fake English Portrait at Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, Wirral

Review: Crafted at Kirkby & Huyton Gallery

Crafted captures the expanse of contemporary art practice, appealing to a variety of audiences from the art enthusiast to the ceramic hoarder. And with a range of prices, art has never been so affordable, or so functional.