Event

“I write to you only on Sundays”

Mimosa House

12 Princes Street, London W1B 2LL, UK

Saturday 19 October, 3pm–5pm

Tomaso Binga, “Io” (“I”), from the series Scrittura Vivente (Live Writing), 1976 (Photo by Verita Monselles)

Exploring translation, belonging and affective communication, artists and poets are invited to respond to Tomaso Binga’s work with newly commissioned texts, poems and performances.

Tomaso Binga’s first solo exhibition in the UK is on view at Mimosa House. ‘Tomaso Binga’ is the artistic pseudonym of Bianca Pucciarelli Menna (b. 1931, Salerno, Italy), which was adopted by the artist in the late 1960s. Working with poetry, writing, performance, collage and painting, Binga dissects and challenges the gendered nature of language – exposing patriarchy encrypted within its very structure. The paradoxical act of appropriating a masculine name allowed the artist to parody male prerogatives in society, emphasising women’s lack of agency and voice within the arts and politics.

Artists

Tomaso Binga

Curators

Daria Khan

Venue/event info

Accessible

Under 16s

Mimosa House

12 Princes Street, London W1B 2LL, UK