Art
Art on site
Exhibition

My Granddad's Car

Part of Alchemy

My Granddad’s Car is the culmination of an ongoing project between two artists, Sayed Hasan and Karl Ohiri.

Exploring notions of migration and heritage, as seen through their relationships with two cars inherited from their respective late grandfathers in Pakistan and Nigeria, this is an exhibition telling their story through photographs, films and objects.

Facing bureaucracy and corruption, both artists were initially unable to transport their grandad’s car home to the UK. The challenges they faced on their journeys have become a snapshot of those undertaken by their families and more universal migrant experiences across the globe

Funded by Arts Council England, in partnership with New Art Exchange, Nottingham and The University of Greenwich.

Dates & times

19 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
  • May 2017

    • Fri 19 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 20 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 21 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Mon 22 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Tue 23 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Wed 24 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Thu 25 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Fri 26 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 27 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 28 May 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Mon 29 May 2017
      • 10:00 am

where

Central Bar Foyer, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

Free

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