Chila Kumari Burman at Horizon Gallery – Information Card

Series nameExhibition Cards

Chila Kumari Burman was one of the first British Asian women artists who emerged in Britain in the 1980s. Her information card for an exhibition at Horizon Gallery, London, includes an invitation to the private view of her work on held on 27 June 1990. The chief guest at the Gallery’s private view was Channel 4’s film producer/director of the programme Movie Mahal, Nasreen Munni Kabir. The information card also includes four quotes from individuals and written articles commenting on Burman’s work, and a selected list of her commissions and exhibitions held since 1984. Chila Kumari Burman’s exhibition at the Horizon Gallery ran from 27 June to 20 July 1990.

Date of Creation / Publication1990
CreatorHorizon Gallery
Associated Person/ OrganisationTambimuttu, Meary James Thurairajah
Collection and Reference NumberHorizon Gallery Collection (GB 2661 HG)
Catalogue NumberHG/EXH/CA/12
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located at the Panchayat Archive, University of Westminster and with Amal Ghosh.
Series notesThis file features a collection of artist information cards and invitations produced for individual or group exhibitions held at the Horizon Gallery between 1987 and 1991. We have also included artist information cards for the exhibitions, which toured to the Nottingham Playhouse, which demonstrate Horizon Gallery's touring exhibitions policy.
Collection notesThe Horizon Gallery Collection consists of a wide range of digitised material including exhibition invitations, artist information cards, press releases, and exhibition catalogues.