Reverence: a debut solo exhibition by Sophie Macdonald

Dissenter's Gallery, 391 Ladbroke Grove, London
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This event ended on Wednesday 4th of October 2017
Admission

free

Location

Dissenter's Gallery, 391 Ladbroke Grove, London

Nearest Stations

Kensal Green 0.54 miles

Website

http://dissentersgallery.com/

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A debut solo exhibition by Sophie Macdonald

A dialogue in paintings exploring the contradictions of Muslim women who wear the veil and European women who pose naked.

Sophie Macdonald, a young artist who has spent all her life in North Kensington, has long been fascinated by the veiled Muslim women who are her neighbours. She has produced a remarkable series of portraits of hijab wearing women in lighthearted mood, skipping with ropes.

"I wanted to challenge my own prejudices" she says, "to open up a discussion about widely different attitudes to the female body."

She explores these contrasts by including a series of women posing naked or semi-naked, portraits painted on builders planks.

Private View: Thursday 28 Sept - 6-9pm
RSVP on facebook OR by email: [email protected]

Exhibition continues: Friday 29 Sept - 4 Oct
Gallery opening times: Friday to Wednesday: 11:00 to 18:00

Special Events:

Artist Q&A
Saturday 30th September
RSVP if you would like to attend

Youth workshop (Free)
Monday 2nd October, 4-6pm

Inviting young people to come and participate in a Creative art exercise, exploring how we feel towards our bodies and different belief systems using print making and mixed mediums.

Please email [email protected] to book places (limited places available)

Call to Prayer Workshop
Tuesday 3rd October, 7-9pm
With British Iranian performance artist Sara Zaltash

To book tickets (limited to ten places)
eventbrite.co.uk/e/calling-to-oneness-workshop-tickets-37247855338

About the artist:

Local artist Sophie Macdonald is a painter and print maker. This exhibition is a culmination of a ten year body of work.

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