Exhibition

INTERGALACTIC DESH

5 Feb 2015 – 28 Feb 2015

Event times

Daily 10am-10pm

Cost of entry

FREE

RichMix

London, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Buses: 8, 388, 26, 35, 47, 48, 67, 78, 135, 149, 242 and 243
  • Tube: Liverpool Street, Old Street, Bethnal Green, Aldgate East

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Pan supari? Longhi? Genji? Jolpai? Ektara? If the world ended tomorrow, which cultural objects would you take with you and which ones will you leave behind?

About

This new collaboration follows a series of conversations between three London-based visual artists, Saif Osmani, Noémi Zajzon and Jane Dee, whose recent works and on-going research examine and enquire into common questions posed by the Bangladeshi diaspora in the UK.

Intergalactic Desh imagines a Dystopian world, where the earth, engulfed in an apocalyptic disaster has only a fortnight to gather its belongings. Visitors to the gallery space are asked to choose a finite number of objects that define ‘Bangladeshiness’, to include inside a vessel, on course to leave planet earth.  The artists seek to ask: ‘What would you take with you and what will you leave behind?’

The evolvinginteractive installation questions the transformative impacts of historical and geo-political events on the contemporary cultural and social space of this increasingly internationalised minority community.

 

Join us for a series of workshops to discuss, envision and build the vessel that will take your cultural items into the future.

Workshop dates: 14, 21, 28 February, 12noon. Places are free with limited availability. Email shanghati@yahoo.co.uk or call 07914 119282 to book places.

Exhibiting artists

Jane Dee

Saif Osmani

Saif Osmani

Noémi Zajzon

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