Exhibition

There's A Good Immigrant

16 Aug 2017 – 1 Sep 2017

Event times

Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

Cost of entry

Free

Publicis UK

London
England, United Kingdom

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A celebration of multiculturalism is to take place at 82 Baker Street - the home of Publicis UK - in the form of a thought-provoking and topical exhibition running from 17 August - 1 September 2017.

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The visual and spoken word artists taking part are: Ildikó Buckley & Jane Palmer, Dave Buonaguidi, Suchi Chidambaram, Inua Ellams, Alison Jackson, Hormazd Narielwalla, Keith Piper, Sara Pope, Jaspreet Sangha, Sara Shamsavari, Bob & Roberta Smith and Abbas Zahedi. An animated, virtual reality piece by Aardman will also be on display.

Highlight works on display include Immigration Is A Good Thing For British Culture by Bob and Roberta Smith, known for his awareness-raising protest art in the form of placard paintings; a photographic series by Sara Shamsavari that explores global identities amidst division and conflict; a provocative lookalike photograph by Alison Jackson showing Donald Trump posing for a picture with members of the Ku Klux Klan; a limited edition silk screen print, Reviewing the future in broken English, by Keith Piper, founder member of the BLK Art Group, the groundbreaking association of black British artists formed in the 1980s; Hormazd Narielwalla’s Lost Gardens collage series, the artist’s response to Brexit as a recent migrant; and Lost and Found: Seven Sisters by Abbas Zahedi, one of the artists currently exhibiting as part of the Diaspora Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale. 

Exhibition details:

There’s A Good Immigrant

Publicis UK
82 Baker Street London W1U 6AE

17 August - 1 September 2017
Opening times: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

Viewings are strictly by appointment only. To make an appointment to view the exhibition, please contact: vincent.abel@augustmedia.com 

Exhibiting artists

Bob and Roberta Smith

Keith Piper

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