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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.