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by Bryony Harrison (subscribe)
Freelance writer and poet from London; if you would like to read my poetry, please check out my book, 'Poems on the Page', available from goo.gl/Ta4oAX.
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How Does History Make Us Change?
journal, ica, mark blower
Image from www.ica.org.uk


Major historical events can bring radical changes to society, but they also affect us on a personal level. The Journal exhibition at the Institute for Contemporary Art has invited five artists to explore the gradual social changes in their work that have come about from unusual circumstances. These include incidents such as the 2011 earthquake in Japan and the residual post-invasion environment in Iraq.

This loose theme allows the artists to be very free in their interpretation, providing an eclectic mix of photography, installations and film for visitors to view. Open until the 7th September, entry is 1 with day membership.

A number of talk and film screenings will run in conjunction with exhibition:

Film

Artists' Film Club: Ahmet ğt
6th August

Four unique soundtracks are made in response to a recent feature film.

Artists' Film Club: Bouchra Khalili
16th August

Bouchra Khalili uses moving images to explore diaspora and the modern migrant.

Cinematheque: Terra em Transe
19th August

An idealistic journalist who is caught between two equally powerful and dangerous politicians.

Cinematheque: Soy Cuba
2nd September

Four loosely narrated stories portray life in pre-revolutionary Cuba.

Talks

Artist Talk: Marlie Mul
20th August

Marlie Mul provides insight into her early online projects as well as recent sculptural work.

Richard Sides: Don't Blow It In The Vector
6th - 7th September

a two-day lecture that includes musical performances and a documentary screening.
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Why? Fun for art lovers
When: Until 7th Sept
Phone: 020 7930 3647
Where: Institute of Contemporary Arts
Cost: 1 day membership
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