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‘Postcards from Aldgate East’ resituated

In June of last year Oxford House held an exhibition entitled ‘Postcards from Aldgate East’. This exhibition displayed the photographs produced by local residents as they navigated the streets of Aldgate East. The photographers drew inspiration from pictures and postcards found in historical archives, as they set out to revisit and recapture the hustle and bustle of contemporary London.

These photographs are being displayed once again at the Ben Uri gallery alongside artists such as Frank Auerbach and Eva Frankfurther. Titled ‘Unexpected: Continuing Narratives of Identity and Migration’, this exhibition features artists with migrant backgrounds, as they – through their artwork – explore themes concerning postcolonialism, identity, and dislocation, as the exhibition journeys through the artist’s shared and collected memories.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum
108a Boundary Road, off Abbey Road London, NW8 0RH
Exhibition open until April 24th 2016
Opening hours: Monday 1 – 5.30 Tues – Friday 10 – 5.30, Sat – Sun 11– 5

Text by Lydia Anderson
Image: East London Mosque by Stavarha Wilson from the exhibition ‘Postcards from Aldgate East’

 

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