fig-2 13/50 Shezad Dawood

30 Mar 2015 – 5 Apr 2015

Event times

Monday: 6 - 8pm, access from Carlton House Terrace only
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Thursday: 11am - 9pm

Cost of entry

Day membership to the ICA is £1 Tuesday - Sunday. There is no charge at the fig-2 Monday openings.

Day membership is free to annual ICA members, ICA ticket holders, and free with the National Art Pass.


London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Piccadilly Circus / Charing Cross

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For his week at fig-2, Shezad Dawood uses the text of his forthcoming novella as a conceptual starting point, weaving diverse strands of visual and literary references into an immersive virtual tapestry. ‘The Room’ is a digital animation that questions how we read and experience both the physical and the intangible. Mirroring the space of the ICA Studio, the animation takes the viewer on an epoch-spanning satirical journey into occult conspiracy and the true powers that govern the world. Alongside the interior/exterior space of the animation, Dawood is showing a new painting and accompanying woodcuts that chart an analogue, and analogous development of the project in more traditional media, as a fluid continuum of critical gestures and craft.


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Exhibiting artists

Shezad Dawood


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