Exhibition

YOU PEOPLE

26 Feb 2015 – 6 Mar 2015

Event times

4-7pm

Cost of entry

free

Portman Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube - Bethnal Green or Stepney Green

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YOU PEOPLE is an exhibition showcasing works by final year art students at Morpeth School in Bethnal Green.

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The students are engaging with a variety of highly complex socio-political issues ranging from homelessness in the local area to questions around the functions of contemporary art practice. 

The students are presenting new works created as a result of their ongoing research throughout the academic year, both into established artists and drawing on their personal experiences. Many of the students respond to their environment in the art that they make, as a commentary on current political issues faced by the local community. Whilst others explore the possibilities of art as a refuge from the outside world, working with surreal and sublime imagery to push the limits of escapism.

Huma Ahmad
Arman Ali
Samia Benfares 
Nhung Hong Thi Hong 
Syeda Najnim Khatun 
Nika Mamedova 
Araminta Millest 
Jahanara Rahman 
Ratul Roychoudhury 
Vanessa Wilson
Ben Philips

Curated by
Lou Macnamara & Angus Frost

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Curators

Angus Frost

Lou Macnamara

Exhibiting artists

Vanessa Wilson

Nika Mamedova

Ben Philips

Arman Ali

Ratul Roychoudhury

Huma Ahmad

Nhung Hong Thi Hong

Araminta Millest

Jahanara Rahman

Syeda Najnim Khatun

Samia Benfares

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