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Launch Event: Recaptured 2014 by Said Adrus

1 Jan, 1970 at 12:00 am - 11 Aug, 2014 at 12:00 am

Lost memories and histories are captured in the new media installation by British artist Said Adrus. At the centre of this exhibition is the forgotten contribution of South Asian soldiers during the First World War, a subject matter that Adrus has been working on over the past eight years. Coinciding with the WWI centenary, the exhibition pays homage to this lost chapter in history. Said Adrus work explores global issues about the diaspora communities and the notion of Britishness in contemporary society.

Talk: During the exhibition launch, Adrus will be joined by Amna Mallik to discuss the wider research around this project. Amna Malik is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory, at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. Arrive by 7pm to join the session.

Admission: FREE
Age range: All are welcome


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Thursday 20 November 2014 to 20 January 2015
198 Contemporary Arts & Learning
Said Adrus: Without An Empire – Ghosts Within
Curated by Maria M. Kheirkhah
Private view: Thursday 20 November 2014, 6.30 – 9pm

Wednesday 3 December 2014
Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Art and Design 16 John Islip St, London SW1P 4JU
Talks and Presentations
An afternoon of talks and presentations exploring ideas and issues raised the exhibition Without An Empire – Ghosts Within. Panellists include Dr. Amna Malik, art historian and senior lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL; Ashwani Sharma, UEL and co-editor of Darkmatter Journal; Keith Piper, artist and reader in Fine Art and Digital Media, MDX University London, Said Adrus (artist) and Maria Kheirkhah (curator). This event is chaired by Professor Paul Goodwin, UAL.This event is free but please RSVP to [email protected].

For more information please go to: http://www.198.org.uk/artistic-programmes/upcoming-exhibition-3

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