Exhibition

Around the World in 80 Washing Lines

20 Nov 2017 – 2 Dec 2017

Event times

Monday-Saturday, 11am - 6pm

Cost of entry

free

Menier Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • RV1 and 381
  • London Bridge
  • London Bridge

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A multi-sensory and autism-friendly art installation by Mahlia Amatina

About

'Around the World in 80 Washing Lines' is an art project that celebrates human diversity by using a universal domestic chore to highlight what connects us in an increasingly divided world. Photographs and stories from across the globe are displayed as garments hung out to dry, inviting visitors to explore the stories through touch, smell and sound.

Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in late 2015, neurodiversity is an integral aspect of Mahlia Amatina's artistic practice. She has created a social art project accessible to a wide and diverse audience, with theĀ support of the National Autistic Society and Arts Council England.

The London exhibition concludes the current series of exhibitions across galleries and launderettes in the South East. Following highly acclaimed workshops with social enterprises from Reading to Slough, primary schools and charities are particularly welcome to visit this autism-friendly multi-sensory art installation.

Exhibiting artists

Mahlia Amatina

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