Meshac Gaba: Tresses, Rivington Place wig
Iniva has established a reputation for innovative solo and group exhibitions, working with a broad cross-section of artists and ranging from site-specific work to gallery-based projects. We have co-produced over 60 important exhibitions and worked with over 300 partners including The Hayward Gallery, Tate, ICA and the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York.
Education and Research
We have an award-winning education and research programme. Iniva develops new models of practice and collaboration based on connecting different people with contemporary art practice and ideas. We also hold regular talks and symposia, stimulating debate and engaging leading thinkers in a broad range of issues concerned with international arts practice, culture and diversity.
This strand is led by artists who are integrating multimedia into their practice, be it online, or through installation, exhibitions or public projects. Iniva was one of the first arts organisations to commission visual artists to produce online work and Iniva’s virtual gallery – the x-space – is one of the most distinctive visual arts sites of its kind. Our content rich website supports our aim of expanding audiences for culturally diverse arts practice and philosophy of working across different geographical spaces.
Iniva’s publications have an established international reputation. Including exhibition catalogues, artists’ monographs and anthologies of new critical writing, Iniva books promote diverse perspectives on modern and contemporary art and advance critical debate internationally. Iniva has published over 50 titles which can be viewed in the Publications and Shop section.
Stuart Hall Library
Iniva’s library is a unique facility for the contemporary visual arts, a gateway for bringing the work of culturally diverse artists to the widest possible audience and providing that work with a critical, theoretical and historical context. It includes a unique collection of monographs, exhibition catalogues, 80 current international art periodicals and a slide collection. Housed in a brand new space at Rivington Place, the Stuart Hall Library is a welcoming place for researchers, students and all interested readers to access the collection.