Lubaina Himid: ‘Telling stories of the black experience that are both everyday and extraordinary is what I’m here to do’ by undefined

Lubaina Himid: ‘Telling stories of the black experience that are both everyday and extraordinary is what I’m here to do’

The Turner Prize winner talks to Tate Modern’s Zoe Whitley about black visibility, historical trauma, and the power of the ordinary in her paintings

Lubaina Himid. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens
Lubaina Himid. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens
Lubaina Himid, Man in a Jumper Drawer, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.
Lubaina Himid, Man in a Jumper Drawer, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.
Lubaina Himid, Ball on Shipboard, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.
Lubaina Himid, Ball on Shipboard, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.
Lubaina Himid, Negative Positives: The Guardian Archive, 2018 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.
Lubaina Himid, Negative Positives: The Guardian Archive, 2018 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens.