I never thought for a second that it would be delayed again, after Rita’s exhibition was postponed in 2020. Forever the optimist, I figured things… Read More »Distanced Intimacy and the Virtual Couch by Lauren Craig
by Gaynor Tutani The concept of care has become a buzzword in art and curating, however, how it manifests within the actual curating and exhibiting… Read More »Curating with Care: A reflection on working with the Rita Keegan Archive Project.
Unboxing the collection, Mirror Reflecting Darkly: The Rita Keegan Archive is an intimate portrait of artist, archivist, educator, curator and collector Rita Keegan. The publication… Read More »New Publication – Mirror Reflecting Darkly: The Rita Keegan Archive
Rita Keegan is featured in conversation with the wonderful Charlie and Kate Boxer (Italo Deli) with stunning photographs taken by Lewis Khan, in the luxurious… Read More »Served: Rita Keegan in Luncheon Magazine, Issue 11
Rita Keegan was invited to participate on the nomination panel for Support Structures for Support Structures by Serpentine Galleries a fellowship programme initiated by Serpentine,… Read More »Support Structures for Support Structures: Serpentine Galleries
A programme of roundtables, films and interviews convened by Prof. Paul Goodwin with project curation from Rahila Haque. Rita Keegan participated in Emergence of Black… Read More »British Art Network (BAN) Annual Conference | Genealogies of Black Curating in Britain
Edited by long time friend of Rita Keegan, Mia Morris OBE and Angela Cobbinah, Black History Maker, is the inaugural edition and rebranding of the… Read More »Rita Keegan featured in Issue 1 of Black History Maker publication
In April 2021, one of Rita Keegan’s artworks titled The Hands Series went of permanent display at Goldsmiths, University of London. Rita Keegan’s The Hand… Read More »Rita Keegan’s ‘Hand Series’ Goes on Permanent Display at Goldsmiths
In March 2021, with the support of the Emily H. Tremaine Foundation, Hyperallergic published a commissioning series expanding upon the research and reporting by its… Read More »Black Feminist Archival Continuums: A Digital Remix of the Rita Keegan Archive (Project)
As a curator and visual art researcher interested in activating archives of Black art, looking into Rita Keegan and SLG’s archive presented a fresh perspective of aspects of Keegan’s life, artistic practice and her local community in South London during the pivotal UK Black Arts Movement. Undertaking this research project provided a lens to look at intersections of race, gender and family history through Keegan’s archive.