Liz Johnson Artur: If You Know The Beginning, The End Is No Trouble




Russian-Ghanaian artist Liz Johnson Artur presents new sculptural works incorporating photographs selected from her substantial archive of images documenting the lives of people from the African diaspora.

Artur has taken photographs across Europe, America, Africa and the Caribbean for more than three decades. She calls this ongoing project the Black Balloon Archive, alluding to a 1970 song lyric by Syl Johnson that describes a black balloon ‘dancing’ in the sky, which is how Artur imagines her own movement when taking photographs.

Duration 13 June 2019 - 01 September 2019
Times Tue–Sun 11am–6pm Wed 11am–9pm
Cost Free
Venue South London Gallery
Address 65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH
Contact 020 7703 6120 / mail@southlondongallery.org / www.southlondongallery.org

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