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15/09/2022 - 30/09/2022

New Work - Painting


Angeli Sowani - Together

Mon-Fri: 10-5pm

For this exhibition Angeli extensively researched and has painted portraits of near-forgotten women and men from the Commonwealth countries, who served in various roles during the First and Second World Wars.

“The material I chose to work with and the method I have used were driven by what I noticed in my research. Race, Colour, Gender and Religion all seem designed to put people in boxes. So, I decided to paint the portraits on regimented 20cm x 20cm boxes…”

Angeli’s 2019 exhibition Medals & Bullets told the story of the Indian soldiers who fought and often died in foreign lands far from home. She included letters sent home to their families in India, often dictated to another person as most of them could not write. The raw feelings and description of war in their own words are truly moving. Together is a continuation of that story…


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