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Dawit L. Petros: The Stranger’s Notebook (Prologue)

May 20, 2016 - June 25, 2016

| Free
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Tiwani Contemporary is pleased to announce The Stranger’s Notebook (Prologue), a solo exhibition of new work by Dawit L. Petros. This will be Petros’ first solo exhibition in Europe, following the group photography exhibition The View From Here at Tiwani Contemporary in May 2015. The exhibition forms the first of a trilogy of works investigating migration as a key constituent of modernity. The multidisciplinary project – encompassing photography, moving image, objects and sound – draws on research and work made by the artist during a year-long journey from Nigeria to Morocco to Europe (2014-2015). In The Stranger’s Notebook (Prologue), Petros considers the complexity of migratory movements within Africa and questions the privileging of certain narratives of migration over others.

About Dawit L. Petros

Dawit L. Petros is a visual artist born in Eritrea and based in New York City. His work explores the relationship between African histories and European modernism. His installations and photography works are based around extensive research and travels. Recent exhibitions include the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2014), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (solo exhibition, 2014), Durban Art Gallery, South Africa (2011) and the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. (2013). Petros was awarded an Independent Study Fellowship at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2012.

Details

Start:
May 20, 2016
End:
June 25, 2016
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://tiwani.co.uk/Home/UpcomingExhibition

Organiser

Tiwani Contemporary
Email:
info@tiwani.co.uk

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FREE
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Event Excerpt
First solo exhibition in Europe for photographer Dawit L. Petros, investigating migration as a key constituent of modernity.

Venue

Tiwani Contemporary
16 Little Portland Street
London, W1W 8BP United Kingdom
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Phone:
02076313808
Website:
www.tiwani.co.uk