Artist Yinka Shonibare’s work explores themes around heritage and cultural identity. Shonibare is a British-Nigerian artist who lives in our borough of Tower Hamlets. Today year 6 explored the bright colourful patterns of Ankara fabric through drawing, before turning their drawings into sculptural forms. Have a look at their wonderful work in the gallery below.

*Fun Fact* We have a class named after Yinka Shonibare at Lansbury Lawrence, called ‘Yinka Class’.