Exhibition: An Ode to Afrosurrealism

This exhibition runs from Mon, 17th May 2021 to Sun, 7th Nov 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Tue,
19th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Thu,
21st Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Fri,
22nd Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sat,
23rd Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sun,
24th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Mon,
25th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Tue,
26th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


A new photographic art display exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens.

Afrosurrealism, first coined in 1974 by the poet Amiri Baraka, is a visual and literary movement that uses the surreal and otherworldly to visualise the present.

The exhibition highlights in particular the spiritual bond between twins and the meaning of the number 2 – images of twins are used throughout the series to show the mirroring of reality and surrealism, symbolising union and division.

An Ode to Afrosurrealism also aims to inspire younger artists to consider different ways of creating art by looking outside the usual canon of spiritual iconography.


Contact and Booking Details

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Location

Horniman Museum,

100 London Road, London,
SE23 3PQ

Map of Horniman Museum

 

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