Exhibitions

Mahtab Hussain You Get Me?

5 May - 1 July 2017 @ Rivington Place

Mahtab Hussain’s photographs explore the critical question of identity among young working-class British Asian men.

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Exhibitions

Drowning World

3 July - 24 September @ Rencontres d'Arles‏

Drowning World explores the human dimension of climate change by focusing on floods across geographical and cultural boundaries.

Rather than the literal depiction of disaster zones, Gideon Mendel focuses on the personal impact of flooding to evoke our shared vulnerability to global warming and question our sense of stability in the world.

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Events

Canvas(s) Audio Trail

24 June, 1 - 5pm @ National Gallery

Part of Refugee Week, journey through the National Gallery listening to a newly commissioned audio trail and poetry series produced by young people from Eritrea, Sudan and Ethiopia. 

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(In)visibility of Muslim Women:

Race, Gender and Representation

Wed 28 June, 7pm @ Rivington Place

South Asian Women's Creative Collective London lead a discussion responding to our popular exhibition Mahtab Hussain: You Get Me?. Hussain’s photographs exploring the critical question of identity among young working-class British Asian men.

We will focus on the issues of masculinity raised in Hussain’s portraits from a female perspective, opening a dialogue about the poignant (in)visibility of Muslim women, the perceived notions of their place in British society, and their faith.

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Exhibitions

Zanele Muholi:

Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

14 July - 28 October 2017 @ Autograph ABP

In her first solo exhibition in London, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi (b 1972) presents her ongoing self-portrait series Somnyama Ngonyama.

In more than 60 photographs Muholi uses her body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.

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Events

Said Adrus

Lost Pavilion & Pavilion V

28 June - 1 July @ Autograph ABP

Two short films by Said Adrus revisit the role of South Asian soldiers during the Great War, and the story of the Muslim Burial Ground at Horsell Common, Woking.

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Representation and Remembrance

Indian Soldiers in WWI

Thur 29 June, 6:45 - 8pm. Doors open 6:30 @ Autograph ABP

Artist Said Adrus and researcher Priya Jay investigate notions of collective memory and remembrance of Indian soldiers who fought for the British Empire in World War I.

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