Exhibition

African Routes

20 Jan 2016 – 6 Feb 2016

Event times

Gallery is open
Weekdays 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Cost of entry

Free

Lacey Contemporary Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Holland Park

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Lacey Contemporary Gallery presents African Routes, a selection of nine artists prompting a discussion about the voyage undertaken by African artists in creating work for a global market.

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Capturing the diversity of talent being generated by contemporary African artists working in Africa and internationally, the exhibition will include works by Zimbabwean artist Tafadzwa Gwetai who was selected as assistant curator at the Zimbabwe Pavilion during the La Biennale di Venezia 56th International Art Exhibition, as well as highly respected South African performance and visual artist Lennie Lee, who has exhibited at a number of UK institutions including the Barbican Art Centre, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Tate Gallery. Works on display will include paintings, textiles, sculpture and works on paper.

African Routes is the first exhibition of the year in an ongoing program at Lacey Contemporary Gallery which focuses on African artists. Lacey Contemporary Gallery endeavors to support the growth of the African art market by provide a platform in London for emerging and established talent through engaging and thought-provoking exhibitions.

The gallery is open 10am - 6pm on weekdays, and 11am - 5pm on Saturdays.

The opening reception of AFRICAN ROUTES will take place on Wednesday 20th January, 6pm - 9pm.

Please RSVP to victoria@laceycontemporarygallery.co.uk

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