At Art Represent, our recent exhibition of prints by displaced Syrian artist Imranovi underlined the brutal cost of conflict on Syria’s people, and the role that art can play as a form of activism. Whilst Imranovi’s works focus on the role of the Assad regime as the driving force for what has since unfolded in his homeland, the Institute for Digital Archaeology’s project instead sends a powerful message to those attempting to fill the power vacuum in Syria: that their attempts to erase both history and cultural memory will not succeed.
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Art Represent launched its inaugural exhibition in May this year titled Beyond The Veil – A Decontextualisation with Afghan street artist Malina Suliman. After months of preparations, the exhibition launched to great fanfare but visa issues kept Malina from coming to London. In August, we were finally able to bring her over and we wanted to share the experience with you. Read more…