Kimathi Donkor: Queens of the Undead

‘. . . paintings resurrect the undead glory of charismatic black women . . . ‘

13 September – 24 November, 2012
Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts)
Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA
t. +44 (0)20 7729 9616

Iniva presents Queens of the Undead, a solo exhibition by the painter Kimathi Donkor. The exhibition includes newly commissioned paintings that celebrate heroic women from black diaspora history, along with earlier contemporary portraits. Contextual texts by David Dibosa and Carol Tulloch are displayed alongside the paintings.

Curated by Tessa Jackson and Grant Watson

Talks and events programme

A series of events exploring art’s relationship to history and contemporary politics accompanies the exhibition – details to follow soon.

Hours: Tues, Weds, Fri 11am – 6pm,
Thursday late opening 11am until 9pm,
Saturday 12-6pm

Please note that PS2 may be closed on some Thursdays throughout the exhibition when we are hosting events. Call Rivington Place on 020 7749 1240 or email  if you would like more information.

via Iniva
Image: Kimathi Donkor, When Shall We 3? (Scenes from the life of Njinga Mbandi), 2010, oil on linen, copyright the artist