Exhibitions on now

Faisal Abdu’Allah

15 December 2017 – 14 April 2018

Autograph ABP / London / UK

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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Mahtab Hussain
You Get Me?

12 January – 24 March 2018

Impressions Gallery / Bradford / UK

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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The African Choir 1891 Re-Imagined

8 February - 31 March 2018

Apartheid Museum / Johannesburg / South Africa

Autograph ABP’s contemporary multimedia installation The African Choir 1891 Re-Imagined is on display for the first time in Johannesburg at the Apartheid Museum. This exhibition is based on The African Choir’s first tour to Victorian England in 1891. First shown at Autograph ABP’s Shoreditch gallery in 2016, this installation is a collaboration between Autograph ABP and Tshisha Boys Productions.

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Zanele Muholi
Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

9 February - 1 April 2018

Fotografiska / Stockholm / Sweden

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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Upcoming Exhibitions

Black Chronicles IV

13 April – 31 May 2018

FADA Gallery / Johannesburg / South Africa

From 13 April - 31 May, the University of Johannesburg’s VIAD Research Centre in partnership with Autograph ABP will present Black Chronicles IV. This touring Autograph ABP exhibition and audio-visual installation explores black experiences and presences in 19th-century Britain and the United States, through the prism of studio portraiture.

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Gideon Mendel
Drowning World

14 April – 13 May 2018

Kyotographie / Kyoto / Japan

Kyotographie presents Autograph ABP's acclaimed exhibition Drowning World by Gideon Mendel in partnership with Les Rencontres D'Arles. The photographs on display explore the human dimension of climate change by focusing on floods across geographical and cultural boundaries.

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Raphael Albert
Miss Black and Beautiful

21 April - 1 July 2018

MAC / Birmingham / UK

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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Andrew Jackson
From a Small Island 

5 May - 8 July 2018 

MAC / Birmingham / UK

MAC presents an exhibition of works by Autograph ABP's 2018 Light Work Artist-in-Residence Andrew Jackson titled From a Small Island. This new series of work, created during his residency, explores themes of identity, migration, memory and family. 

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