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Thirteen Ways of Looking explores different strategies of resistance that overlap and intersect in the physical spaces of the gallery and digitally online. Challenging where art belongs, where it’s experienced and who is being addressed.
© Shiyi Li, 2020
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2 October – 13 December 2020
Thirteen Artists and Curators show why one perspective is never enough.
(© Shiyi Li, 2020)
The title of this exhibition is inspired by Wallace Stevens’ poem ‘Thirteen Ways of...
9 October – 1 November 2020
28 November 202011.00am – 12.00pm
3 December 20207.00pm – 8.00pm
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