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In Conversation with Mahtab Hussain and David Campany

18 Jul 2018

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The New Art Gallery Walsall

Walsall, United Kingdom

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Mahtab Hussain will talk about his work with writer, curator and artist, David Campany. £3 - Please book a place by calling the Gallery on 01922 654400.

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In September 2016, Mahtab Hussain travelled to Kashmir; to the place where his parents had once called home. He was able to meet members of his family for the first time, including his great grandmother, and to witness the kind of life he may have lived, had history taken a different turn.

Hussain has developed an artistic practice which explores ideas of homeland, race, identity and cultural difference. This exhibition presents a powerful and poetic reflection on ideas of home; of belonging and displacement. It also represents a deeply emotional personal journey of discovery and offers a revealing insight into the people and the landscapes of Kashmir.

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