Subtitled A History of Black Artists in Britain. A publication produced by Eddie Chambers and Tam Joseph, in association with Haringey Arts Council. Features a preface by Errol Lloyd, an introduction and a 9000 word essay by Eddie Chambers, taking a critical look at the modern history of Black artists in the United Kingdom, from the early 1980s onwards. Plus an additional essay by the sculptor Juginder Lamba, looking at some of the ways in which non-European art has historically impacted on Western art practice. Full colour throughout (34 reproductions of work by 16 artists, including Sutapa Biswas, Shaheen Merali, Houria Niati and Keith Piper). Plus two monochrome reproductions. See also http://www.eddiechambers.com/archive/artpack/
Catalogue produced to accompany this major touring exhibition, originating at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry. The exhibition sought to examine links between self-portraiture and the Black community, by assembling self-portraits by 57 artists, including Said Adrus, Medina Hammad, Ingrid Pollard and Ibrahim Wagh. Catalogue includes images from all of the artists in the exhibition, and features 46 colour reproductions and 18 monochrome reproductions. Introductory text by Eddie Chambers looking at the history and unique status of the Black self-portrait.
Subtitled 7 Painters. Catalogue produced to accompany this Norwich Gallery touring exhibition. The exhibition used the work of seven contemporary painters including Medina Hammad, Godfrey Lee, Tony Phillips and Lesley Sanderson to examine the importance and centrality of history and identity in the work of Black artists in England. Catalogue features an introductory essay by Eddie Chambers, and seven double pages of collaged images, photographs, biographical texts etc. on/by each of the artists. See also http://www.eddiechambers.com/archive/thirdtext-historyandidentity/
A major exhibition featuring gallery installations by 16 artists working in four galleries (in Bristol, Leicester, Preston and Wolverhampton).The Four x 4 artists included Permindar Kaur, Virginia Nimarkoh, Sher Rajah and Vincent Stokes. Catalogue includes an introduction by Eddie Chambers, plus short essays on each of the artists, by writers such as Robert Clark, Juliet Highet, John Lyons and Olu Oguibe. Full colour throughout. (15 colour plates, plus one monochrome photograph)
Catalogue produced to accompany this major touring exhibition which sought to examine the links between 'abstract' art and a younger generation of Black artists in England, by looking at the work of Sylbert Bolton, Anthony Daley and David Somerville. Essays on each of the artists, plus an introduction by Eddie Chambers and a postscript by the painter Frank Bowling. 12 full colour plates throughout.
Catalogue produced to accompany this touring exhibition organised by Eddie Chambers, which sought to examine the attitudes that Black people in Britain have towards the British Flag. Catalogue features essays by Eddie Chambers And Lola Young. Full colour throughout (37 colour plates, including reproductions of work by the 19 artists included in the exhibition, plus 1 monochrome reproduction). Artists featured include Marcia Bennett, Richard Hylton, Anita Kaushik and Marcia Thomas.
Catalogue produced to accompany this major mid-career exhibition (organised by Eddie Chambers, in collaboration with the Norwich Gallery) of work by Eugene Palmer, a Jamaican-born painter resident in London. Catalogue features essays on the artist and his work by Petrine Archer-Straw and Jane Norrie. 33 reproductions, 17 in colour and 16 in monochrome.
An exhibition of work by 7 contemporary Jamaican Artists, including African, Leonard Daley, Petrona Morrison and Danijah Tafari. Organised by Eddie Chambers and curated by Petrine Archer-Straw for the October Gallery, London. The catalogue features an introduction and essays on each of the artists written by the curator. 14 reproductions, 7 in colour and 7 in monochrome.
Boxed postcard pack produced to accompany the 'Us an' Dem' exhibition. The exhibition examined relationships between the police, the judiciary and the Black community, and featured work by Faisal Abdu'Allah, Denzil Forrester and Tam Joseph. Boxed set of 15 colour postcards, featuring reproductions of work by the 'Us an' Dem' artists, plus Said Adrus, Keith Piper and Donald Rodney. The box also contains an introductory essay by Eddie Chambers, setting out the content and context of the exhibition, plus shorter essays on each of the artists, written by The Watch-Men Agency, John Lyons and Marlene Smith. See also http://www.eddiechambers.com/archive/usandem/
Catalogue produced to accompany this first major solo exhibition (in England) of work by Michael Platt, an African-American, Washington D.C. - based artist. Curated by Eddie Chambers in collaboration with The City Gallery, Leicester. Catalogue features 7 large colour plates, plus an introductory essay on the artist's work by Allison Gamble, ex-editor of the U.S. art magazine, the New Art Examiner.
Fully illustrated colour catalogue produced to accompany this major touring exhibition by Lesley Sanderson, A Malaysian-born, Sheffield (England)-based artist. Exhibition organised by Eddie Chambers, in collaboration with Martin Barlow, then of Wrexham Library Arts Centre, Wales. Catalogue features essays on the artist and her work by Gilane Tawadros and Jane Beckett.
Subtitled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists Raise the Flag. A major touring exhibition of work by a number of contemporary Aboriginal artists, examining the status of the Aboriginal, British and Australian flags within the visual art of Aboriginal people. The exhibition tour was organised by Eddie Chambers and was curated by Hetti Perkins, then curator of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative in Sydney. Fully illustrated colour catalogue, with a major contextualising essay and archival material.
For a text on the True Colours exhibition, see https://artguide.com.au/as-brenda-l-croft-shows-a-picture-really-does-paint-a-thousand-words/
Catalogue produced to accompany this major touring exhibition of work by the artists Vong Phaophanit and Keith Piper. Main texts written by Claire Oboussier (Phaophanit) and Janice Cheddie (Piper). 16 full colour illustrations. Introductory text by Eddie Chambers.
Catalogue produced to accompany this major touring exhibition of abstract paintings by Frank Bowling. Main texts by Martin Gayford, Mel Gooding and Veerle Poupeye-Rammelaere. Introduction written by Caroline Collier. 10 full colour reproductions.
Catalogue produced to accompany this major retrospective touring exhibition of painting by Tam Joseph. Main text written by Hiroko Hagiwara, plus an 'in conversation' piece between the artist and Nancy Hynes. Introductory essay by Eddie Chambers. 8 full colour reproductions.
Catalogue produced to accompany this major installation by Mildred Howard, an artist based in Berkeley, California. Text written by Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins, Ph. D, plus an introduction by Eddie Chambers. Full colour reproductions.
Boxed two-part catalogue produced to accompany this two-man exhibition held in Bristol in the spring of 2002. Features an essay on Dhanjal by Jacques Rangasamy and an essay on Palmer by Michael Philipson. Full colour reproductions.
Full colour catalogue, sized A4 landscape, produced to accompany this major 'Two Decades of Painting' exhibition of work by Grenada-born, London-based painter Denzil Forrester. The exhibition was held in Bristol in the summer of 2002. Catalogue features a number of large reproductions of the artist's work, plus an essay on Forrester's practice by Times art critic, John Russell Taylor.
Extensively illustrated in full colour, this artist's monograph was produced to coincide with a site-specific installation by London-based 'British-Chinese' artist Anthony Key, held in Walcot Chapel, Bath, in the autumn of 2002. The monograph features major essays on significant aspects of Key's practice by Diana Yeh and Susan Pui San Lok, plus an introduction by Eddie Chambers. See also http://www.eddiechambers.com/archive/anthony-key/
Fully illustrated colour catalogue produced to accompany a major exhibition of the artist's work, held in Bristol in the autumn of 2002. The exhibition and the main catalogue essay explore elements of the artist's identity as a British woman of Sudanese/English background. Catalogue essay by Richard Hylton, plus introduction by Eddie Chambers.