Independent Practices – Book

Series nameEducation

Independent Practices’was published in 2000, by the Bluecoat Arts Centre in Liverpool in collaboration with the Centre for Art International Research (CAIR) and Liverpool John Moores University. The idea for the book came as a result of the ‘Independent Practices’ symposium held in 1998, and is edited by Bryan Biggs, Angela Dimitrakaki and Juginder Lamba. It includes commissioned essays exploring the themes of art and culture, visual arts practice, the experiences of exile diaspora and migration in the 20th century. Authors of the book include Sean Cubitt, Angela Dimitrakaki, Everlyn Nicodemus and Niru Ratnam, as well as several contributions from the artists who were included in the 1997 ‘Independent Thoughts’ exhibition series. The contributing artists were Tim Brennan, Mohini Chandra, Iftikhar Dadi, Perminder Kaur, Pervaiz Khan, Balraj Khanna, Juginder Lamba and Surjit Simplay. We have selected fifteen pages from this book, which include those pages containing Juginder Lamba’s essay and images of his work.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorBluecoat Arts Centre
Associated Person/ OrganisationLamba, Juginder
Collection and Reference NumberJuginder Lamba Collection (GB 2661 JL)
Catalogue NumberJL/EDU/3
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals belong to Juginder Lamba
Series notesSince 1975, Juginder Lamba has been committed to developing educational opportunities for all segments of the community through his art. Whether at local community or national level, sculpting projects involving schoolchildren or adults provide an informal educational opportunity. The community interaction also informs Lamba
Collection notesJuginder Lamba was born in Nairobi in January 1948.