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Speaking

2014 Selected Events

  • 2 December 2014 How To Be A Man #9 in Bug’s series 37 Things You Need to Know About Modern Britain
  • 1 July 2014 Chair of the Jury Design Museum: Design of the Year Award 2014
  • 31 May 2014 Chairing Genius Loci panel discussion at The Lisson Gallery
  • 8 May 2014 Why We Need Our Celebrities To Be Mad #6 in Bug’s series 37 Things You Need to Know About Modern Britain in partnership with The House of St Barnabas. Speakers: Miranda Sawyer, Ekow Eshun.  Ekow speaks in defense of Kanye West
  • 17 January 2014 Guest Speaker at Tromso Film Festival speaking about 20 Years A Slave

2013 Selected Events

  • 25 April 2013 The Secret Meaning of Shoes
  • November 2013 In Conversation with Kehinde Wiley as part of Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: Jamaica, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2012 Selected Events

2011 Selected Events

  • 15 December 2011 All Inclusive Conference on cultural diversity The Hague, Keynote Speaker
  • 22 October 2011 Miranda July Q&A,Tate Modern
  • 18 October 2011 Iniva Significant Voices Series: Yinka Shonibare In conversation with Ekow Eshun – Shonibare talk’s about his work and the cultural legacy of post-colonial Britain
  • 27 September 2011 Iniva Significant Voices Series: Emory Douglas The ex-Minister of Culture for the Black Panthers, talks about his life and work with Ekow Eshun
  • May-June 2011 Curator and Chair of series of talks at Somerset House to coincide with exhibition of Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads
    • 13 May 2011 The Art of Ai Weiwei
    • 16 May 2011 China: The End of the Revolution
    • 23 May2011 Politics in the Age of Twitter
    • 6 June 2011 Art, Activism and the Avant-garde
  • 20 May 2011 The Charleston Debate: ‘Our obsession with the past is a distraction from reality’ Charleston Festival 2011
  • 10 February 2011 Keynote Panel Discussion: ‘What is the vision for the arts beyond the cuts?’ State of the Arts Conference 2011