Exhibitions at Somerset House
In her first solo exhibition in the UK, Mary Sibande presents a series of photographic and sculptural works exploring the power of imagination and constructive anger in shaping identities and personal narratives in a post-colonial world.
I Came Apart at the Seams follows the transformative journey of Sibande’s avatar, Sophie. Taking form as a series of colourful human-scale sculptures modelled on Sibande herself, Sophie transgresses from her humble beginnings as a domestic housemaid into myri… more
six TV channels showing a range of moving image
Transforming Somerset House’s Lancaster Rooms into a mock television studio, TBCTV presents rolling coverage across its six TV channels showing a range of moving image work including show reels, music videos and animations. more
Contemporary Iranian Photography
REAL VENICE11 October - 11 December 2011We are delighted to announce that the Real Venice exhibition is coming to London and will be on view at Somerset House from 11 October-11 December 2011. The exhibition comprises work by artists invited to Venice to create a portfolio of images, designed to raise substantial funds to save Venice and to create a lasting legacy of the city. Real Venice has been mounted by Venice in Peril and curated by Elena Foster, founder of Ivorypress. All of the works in … more
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