Chelsea College of Arts
02 - 08 February 2018
At a time when highly divisive issues dominate public discourse,
36 emerging artists from different backgrounds reflect on the
notion of conflict within and between people.
Discord is a common part of life, yet current affairs make it seem more ferocious and prevalent today. Events from recent history like economic crises and sociopolitical unrest across the globe started a chain reaction leading to new waves of populism, extremism and activism which continue to raise questions affecting identity, policy and culture. As debates continue to escalate demanding awareness and change, these artists present their own perspectives using a variety of media including painting, print, collage, drawing and everyday objects, unified by the boundaries of a 12x12-inch space that confine each one.
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