POW! Exhibition: 'Reclaim the Narrative'

This group exhibition features work by eight Kent-based artists with familial connections to countries including Bolivia, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, Iran, Ukraine, India and Nigeria.

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Friday 4 March

Friday 4 March - Sunday 6 March 2022

Turner Contemporary Rendezvous, Margate, Kent CT9 1HG

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Reclaim the Narrative features paintings, photography, film and graphic text, through which the artists share stories about themselves and their communities, responding to the brief: who determines which narratives are heard and how they are presented? Which stories do we want to recount about ourselves and our communities, and how would we like to tell them?

There are excerpts from “Wake,” a graphic narrative by African American historian and author Dr Rebecca Hall, which powerfully uncovers “The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts.” These sit alongside a video installation of interview footage with the author.

And visitors are invited to ‘Rewrite the Census’ with textile artist Elspeth Penfold through making Quipus – the Quipus are knots used by the Incas to record and document valuable information.

Paintings by:

Photography by:

 Textile installation by:

Elspeth (Billie) Penfold @elspeth_billie_penfold

Graphic narrative by:

Dr Rebecca Hall rebhallphd.org and Hugo Martinez

Curated by:

Lucy Edematie

Opening Times:

 Friday 4 March, 6 – 8pm Book here

 Saturday 5 March, 10am – 5pm Book here

 Sunday 6 March, 10am – 5pm Book here

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