Photograph © 2010 Mark Blower

Interview with Faith Ringgold

“Anyone can fly. All you gotta do is try”

The ground-breaking work of Faith Ringgold (b. 1930, Harlem, New York) is celebrated in this exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries, her first in a European institution. For more than five decades, Ringgold has consistently challenged perceptions of African American identity and gender inequality through the lenses of the feminist and the civil rights movements. As cultural assumptions and prejudices persist, her work retains its contemporary resonance.

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Discover 50 years of the Serpentine

From the architecture pavilion and digital commissions to the ideas marathon and the General Ecology programme, explore 50 years of artists, projects and exhibitions.

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