Monday 7th September. 5pm. ONLINE (via Zoom)
For September’s Chopping Club you are invited to join us for an online talk and discussion with Birmingham based artist and educator Navi Kaur.
Navi will join us to introduce her work and talk about the work she is making with Human Libraries, followed by the opportunity to ask questions in an informal, friendly and supportive group. This event will take place on Zoom ( a link will be emailed to attendees). It is free but booking is essential.
Everyone who comes along will also receive a free, limited edition recipe card made by Navi in collaboration with Liverpool based artist Sumuyya Khader. These can be picked up from Bootle or Crosby Libraries, or delivered to you if you are vulnerable or shielding. After the event, the print will be available to purchase from Birmingham gallery Grand Union with any funds raised going to a campaign nominated by Navi.
Inspired by the lives of her paternal grandparents, Surinder (‘Budimom’) and Karamjit (‘Baba Ji’), Navi’s work intimately and playfully documents themes of domestic, cultural, and spiritual significance. She traces conversations and daily activities through digital photography, film, and installation, demonstrating the abounding resilience of first-generation immigrants, the wonders of the everyday, and the compelling expressions of the Sikh Dharam. Navi’s artistic process doubles as a method of self-enquiry, a way to investigate the physical and intangible dimensions of her cultural heritage.
To book a spot, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text/whatsapp 07751240427. If you are shielding or vulnerable, please let us know so we can arrange to get your recipe card to you. . If you need any assistance with setting up zoom, we can support you to get it up and running.
Image: I need the onions before it rains, Navi Kaur, 2019.