New and Powerful Exhibition Coming to London


LONDON.- A new and powerful exhibition is coming to London 18 February — 14 March 2010. It takes an intelligent look at the extraordinary phenomenon of migration. It is the second of three shows taking place in three major cities (Istanbul, London and Berlin) synonymous with migratory routes. This is a big show with strong mid career artists, so there are a lot of voices. Each brings their own take: Zineb Sedira finds resonances of transportation in forgotten railway sidings, while Clemens von Wedemeyer has created a cinematic work that is as much a tribute to his modernist masters – Mayakovsky, Tarkovsky – as it is a film about crossing a border. The curators, Alice Sharp, Peter Cross and Levent Çalıkoğlu, have no dogmatic position, nothing is ‘illustrated’ in the show apart from perhaps the fact that the phenomenon of migration is more than the sum of its individual stories. The artists and curators taking part in Journeys With No Return are linked by their dir

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