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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Behind the Scenes

Main View © Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Join Tate staff for a discussion demystifying exhibitions

This panel discussion explores the different roles and responsibilities involved in staging a Tate exhibition.

How does an exhibition develop? What are the key skills needed for young people wanting to work in a museum? How have working practices changed during the Covid-19 pandemic?

The discussion will be chaired by lecturer and writer Nina Trivedi. Speakers include a range of Tate staff working on different aspects of the Lynette Yiadom-Boakye exhibition.

  • Mikei Hall, Senior Art Handling Technician
  • Idrissa Kargbo, Leading Officer, Security
  • Gabriella Macaro, Paintings Conservator
  • Kathy Maniura, Marketing Officer
  • Aïcha Mehrez, Assistant Curator, Contemporary British Art

There will also be a chance for audience questions and contributions.

This event includes BSL interpretation.


Nina Trivedi is a lecturer and writer based in London. Her research and writing explore the intersections of Critical Race Studies, Feminist New Materialisms and Visual Culture. Trivedi is Lecturer at the Royal College of Art where she recently completed her PhD. She also lectures at Goldsmiths and Kings College London.

This event includes BSL interpretation.

Tate Britain

The event takes place on Zoom and can be accessed here

London SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

8 April 2021 at 19.30–21.00

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