Exhibitions

Faisal Abdu’Allah THE DUPPY CONQUEROR & Other Works

15 December 2017 – 14 April 2018 @ Autograph ABP

Autograph ABP presents The Duppy Conqueror & Other Works, a solo exhibition by visual artist Faisal Abdu’Allah (b. 1969, London). Through his interdisciplinary practice encompassing photography, print-making, video, sculpture, drawings and installation, Abdu’Allah asks probing questions in relation to history, myth, faith, masculinity, memory and violence, as well as race, representation and iconography. The exhibition is curated by Mark Sealy MBE, Director of Autograph ABP

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Exhibitions

Raphael Albert

Miss Black and Beautiful

21 April - 1 July @ MAC

Autograph ABP’s celebrated exhibition ‘Raphael Albert: Miss Black and Beautiful’ travels to MAC in Birmingham. This show is the first major solo exhibition of photographs by the late Raphael Albert – cultural promoter, entrepreneur and photographer.

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Exhibitions

Zanele Muholi

Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

9 February - 1 April 2018 @ Fotografiska

Fotografiska presents the Swedish premiere of Autograph ABP's acclaimed exhibition Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. 

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Exhibitions

Mahtab Hussain

You Get Me?

12 January – 24 March 2018 @ Impressions Gallery

Impressions Gallery presents Mahtab Hussain's 'You Get Me?', an exhibition exploring the critical question of identity among young working-class British Asian men and boys. This is the first time that this acclaimed exhibition from Autograph ABP has been seen outside London.

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Events

Christina Sharpe

In the Wake

Friday 23 March, 7 – 8.30pm @ Autograph ABP

Join us for a talk by Christina Sharpe, followed by in conversation between Faisal Abdu'Allah and Christina Sharpe.

Drawing on her critically acclaimed book In The Wake: On Blackness and Being, Sharpe will think through what she has identified as four of the locations of Black being: The Wake, The Ship, The Hold, and The Weather.  Artist Faisal Abdu’Allah, whose exhibition The Duppy Conqueror is currently on view at Autograph ABP, will join Sharpe to discuss interlinking themes that connect their artistic and scholarly practices.

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Events

Duppy Conqueror and the Barber’s Chair

Tuesday 27 February, 7.00 – 8.30pm @ Autograph ABP

A panel of distinguished guests from mental health and cultural sectors, chaired by arts and health practitioner Errol Francis, will debate issues relating to the cultural significance of the barbershop, which in recent years has been the subject of increasing attention from artists, public health and social researchers. It has also been the subject of mental health-related research, which has investigated whether the barbershop could be a therapeutic space.

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