15 November 2016 to 10 December 2016 | 12pm 5pm
Battersea, Dyson Building
Private View: 24 November, 6–9pm. Performances: Cherry Leung at 7pm & 8pm, Tamu Nikiwane at 7.30pm.
Carry On is an exhibition of works revolving around notions of displacement. Carry On is a phrase used to address continuation and movement forward. It also refers to a hand luggage that can be carried on board the plane.
Nowadays the inter cross between cultures and borders, the need for mobility and change is substantial. Instability and uncertainty involved in the process of re-location are part of the formation of new nomadic identities. The unfixed state of being can be beneficial; as Gaston Bachelard said `It is better to live in a state of impermanence than in one of finality´. The urgency for re-shaping identities opens up cross cultural growth.
This show will offer a vast insight into various works about displacement. Home as a fixed territorial space and the home of the future. The one we are constantly moving in and out from and the one we will inhabit. Representing works of international artists, exchanging ideas about place and belonging to represent impermanent state. Carry On is a conceptual move towards a new future. What enters into this hand luggage is a compact, essential and substantial thing. It is the outcome of a selective process that is distilled into an artwork. What we choose to continue with.
The art work must be mobile. It must fit the size of a carry on bag.
Maximum Size: 56 x 45 x 25 cm.
Artists: Mike Atherton / Sofia Caselli / Camila Botero / Muneyoshi Hase / Leila Hesabi / Hiu Tung Lau / Cherry Leung / Egle Jauncems / Heejae Kim / Tal Regev / Vanessa da Silva / Machteld Solinger / Dana Venezia / Munish Wadhia