05/07/2023 - 29/10/2023
Contemporary - Sculpture, Photography & Film
Twelve Artist Group Show curated by Folakunle Oshun - Lagos, Peckham, Repeat: Pilgrimage to the Lakes
Tue: 11-6pm; Wed: 11-9pm (Late Opening; Thu-Sun: 11-6pm
Known as ‘Little Lagos’, Peckham is home to one of the largest Nigerian diaspora communities in the UK. Lagos, Peckham, Repeat: Pilgrimage to the Lakes is a major group exhibition looking at the connections between Lagos in Nigeria and Peckham in south east London.
The exhibition highlights the relationships, culture, shared history, communities and art that link the two places. Themes explored include transnational exchange, a sense of place and the contemporary metropolis. The exhibition showcases works by thirteen Nigerian and British Nigerian artists, bringing together sculpture, photography, sound and film.
Artists: Abdulrazaq Awofeso, Seyi Adelekun, Chiizii, Ndidi Dike, Victor Ehikhamenor, Onyeka Igwe, Lagos Studio Archives, Adeyemi Michael, Christopher Obuh, Emeka Ogboh, Temitayo Ogunbiyi, Temitayo Shonibare & Yinka Shonibare
The exhibition is co-curated by Folakunle Oshun, founder and director of the Lagos Biennial, together with South London Gallery.
Camberwell 65 Peckham Rd, SE5 8UH