Exhibition

New works by Jason Shenai

3 Apr 2014 – 9 Apr 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Photography and video exploring the complexities of cultures and their relationships with one another.

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Forty7gallery+7coco presents a new series of work by Jason Shenai,

The four projects in this exhibition explore aspects of journeying and reflect the complexity of portraying differing heritages. Sorong is a piece that combines images of the eponymous town with tribal artifacts creating a battle zone between different cultures. Tribal Glass explores the relationship between our past and our present with reference to our colonial background. KT is a video work documenting a journey through a familiar yet exotic urban landscape. Shot in a Square uses a black and white photojournalistic approach but presents a wry look at urban and other scenes. The projects were shot in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Kentish Town. They represent a journey of photographic discovery through landscapes real and imaginary.

Jason Shenai is a London based photographer, he is
founder and director of of Millennium Images (www.milimgallery.com.), and in charge of the Documentary Photography module at Westminster University.

Opening hours: First Thursday Event; Thursday 03 April, 6.00pm to 9,30 pm

Friday 4th till Sunday 6th h 1,30 till 6.30pm

Monday/Tuesd. By appointment only

Wednesday April 09, Finissage, closing party with music and cocktails: h.6,30 till 9,30pm

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