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Click to enlargeTONY COKES : IF UR READING THIS IT’S 2 LATE: VOL I
Sep 28, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020
The exhibition provides an opportunity to see a broad range of powerful artworks made by Cokes since the 1980s, alongside two newly commissioned films. Cokes’ video works are eviscerating critiques and affective art works, bringing together colour theory, sound, music, and texts quoting a polyphony of voices such as Louis Althusser, Malcolm X, David Bowie, Public Enemy and Donald Trump. Meeting political and social commentary with cultural theory and a critique of capitalism, Cokes’ films viscerally confront the social condition, as well as the specific prejudices and threats suffered by black subjects. Recent works range across minimal techno, the Bush administration’s use of colour to engender a perpetual culture of fear, and music used to torture detainees during the so-called ‘war on terror’.

TRANSPARENT THINGS
Feb 21 - May 3, 2020
Private view Fri Feb 21 6pm - 9pm

SOPHIE BARBER
Mar 27 - May 3, 2020
Private view Thu Mar 26 6pm - 9pm

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