Flag Project - Yinka Shonibare 9th January 2007

This project provides a platform for international artists to reflect on ideas associated with flags, from patriotism and national identity to pageantry and celebration. The raising of Yinka Shonibare's specially commissioned flag responding to the situation in the Middle East. The raising of the flag will be accompanied by Andrew Crowley performing Charles Ives' The Unanswered Question and a performance by poet Kat Francois. After there will be a panel debate with Richard Cork, Gilane Tawadros and Yinka Shonibare on art and conflict follows the flag raising in the Hayward Pavilion.This is the first in an ongoing series of artist-designed flags and part of a wider initiative of temporary outdoor artworks across the site.

Venue: Jubilee Gardens South Bank, and Harward Gallery, London : 6pm

Admission: Free, but booking essential

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