The Age of New Babylon

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Lethaby Gallery

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The Lethaby Gallery’s first student-led exhibition The Age of New Babylon will open on Thursday 22 November 2018.

Through a series of actions and interventions, this evolving exhibition examines notions of ‘otherness’ through the lens of difference and seeks to go beyond the frame of images.

Curated by Central Saint Martins alum Samboleap Tol and final-year student Sara Gulamali, the exhibition features the work of 22 artists, including students and graduates from colleges across London.

The Age of New Babylon will be accompanied by a programme of public events, including panel discussion Of Other Futures on Saturday 24 November led by artist Abbas Zahedi with curators Paul Goodwin, Annie Jael Kwan and Cedric Fauq.

Private View: 22 November 2018 6–9pm

The Private View will feature several live works, performances and social gestures by Alaa Kassim, Abbas Zahedi, Samboleap Tol & the Babylonians and PAPRIKA Collective*.

The exhibition continues until 12 December 2018.

Tuesday–Friday: 10am–6pm

Saturday: 12–5pm

Featured artists: Yemi Alade, Moza Almatrooshi, Grace Black, Imann Gaye, PAPRIKA Collective*, I-M Jerome & Jannat Hussain, Sid and Jim, Mati Jhurry, Alaa Kassim, Yili Liu, Maria Mahfooz, Abondance Matanda, Amina Osmanu, Zeinab Saleh, Hannah Smythe, Samboleap Tol Neale Willis, Abbas Zahedi.

*PAPRIKA Collective presents: Boram Moon, Eunjung Kim, Helen Davison, Panic Attack Duo (Emilia Demetriou, Naz Balkaya), Chloe Nili, Demelza Toy Toy, Ada Hao.

This exhibition is the result of a College-wide open call and was developed with the support of Central Saint Martins staff.




PRIVATE VIEW schedule: Thursday 22 NOVEMBER 2018 6-9pm

6pm - 7pm
Abbas Zahedi, ‘The Boulevard’ with Richmond Mangroza.

7pm - 7.10pm
Speeches by curators Sara Gulamali and Samboleap Tol.

7.10pm - 7.20pm
Alaa Kassim, ’Mother Other’.

7.25pm - 8pm
Samboleap Tol & The Babylonians
(Richmond Mangroza, Almira Farid, Abbas Zahedi, Jannat Hussain, Yemi Alade, Tagara Mhizha, I-M Jerome).

8pm - 9pm
Paprika Collective presents: ‘INFLUX, REFLUX, EXFLUX’ (Boram Moon, Eunjung Kim, Helen Davison, Panic Attack Duo (Emilia Demetriou, Naz Balkaya), Chloe Nili, Demelza Toy Toy, Ada Hao).




TALKS, PERFORMANCES & EVENTS

Friday 23 November, 2–6pm
Performances:
I-M Jerome & Jannat Hussain, ‘Red through red’ (2-3pm).
Yemi Alade, ‘Unity’ (5-6pm).

Saturday 24 November, 2–4pm
Panel discussion ‘Of Other Futures’:
Artist Abbas Zahedi will host Of Other Futures, a panel discussion exploring the potentiality of otherness within the scope of contemporary art practice. Zahedi has invited curators Paul Goodwin, Annie Jael Kwan and Cedric Fauq. Register here.

Tuesday 4 December, 2-5pm
Workshop by Raju Singh:
Raju Singh invites participants to join them in a workshop where they are encouraged to create a devised performance/artwork using the concept of bodies ‘as living archives’.

Wednesday 5 December, 7-8.30pm
Talk by Cedric Fauq: ‘Curating for the Age of Blacknesses’. More information to be announced.

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