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GASWORKS

155 Vauxhall St, SE11 5RH
020 7582 5202

www.gasworks.org.uk
info@gasworks.org.uk

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GALA PORRAS-KIM
Jul 2 - Sep 13, 2020
Gala Porras-Kim's work traces the global circulation of ancient precolonial artefacts extracted from their original sites and stored in museums and private collections, exploring how the definitions and possibilities of these objects change in response to each context. Departing from official replicas of the monoliths recently found inside the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico, her exhibition at Gasworks unravels the many worlds colliding in these powerful stones, from international copyright laws to cosmologies, stars and forces greater than us.

Click to enlargeADAM KHALIL AND BAYLEY SWEITZER
Oct 1 - Dec 20, 2020
Private view Wed Sep 30 8.30pm - 8.30pm
Acclaimed for their science-fiction political thrillers set against a backdrop of racialised police brutality and mass surveillance, their films combine camcorder footage and pro-shot video, digital animation and drone imaging. Multiple sources and formats are weaved together into a kaleidoscopic experience that subverts traditional forms of storytelling through the excavation of subterranean histories and the engagement with indigenous worldviews, queer energies and minoritarian politics.

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