Brunei Gallery Events
- Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects
SOAS’s Brunei Gallery is pleased to be able to present the exhibition and project Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects as a collection of works which question, highlight and respond to the victimising of Muslim communities in the UK and around the world.
- Suspect Objects: Anti-racism in Art, Archives and Decolonial practice
Dr Amina Yaqin, Faisal Hussain
Suspect Objects: Anti-racism in Art, Archives and Decolonial practice. A discussion with SOAS's Dr Amina Yaqin and artist Faisal Hussain
- Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China
Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China retells one of the largely forgotten histories between Britain and China in the 19th Century. Drawing on several collections using artefacts to explore the history of the Opium Wars through botanical arts and tools; historical artefacts about silk; missionary work and intercultural shared experiences in China recorded by British Missionaries throughout this period.
- Creativity in Confronting Racism
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, Lowkey, Faisal Hussain, Dr Amina Yaqin
A discussion on the processes and inspiration for creatives involved in challenging racism in different art forms.
- Of Jesus and Opium: the missionaries and Opium Wars
Iris Yau, Dr Lars Laamann
An online gallery tour and discussion between curator Iris Yau and Dr Lars Laamann (SOAS Senior Lecturer in the History of China). This event is open to the public
- Baghs - Abstract Gardens
Embroidered shawls from Punjab, from the Karun Thakar Collection
- Kaagi: Tracing Visayan Identities Through Cultural Texts (virtual exhibition)
Our virtual exhibit 'Kaagi: Tracing Visayan Identities Through Cultural Texts' explores the ways in which texts, objects and performances negotiate, mediate and translate the ‘Bisaya’ as a collective identifier of culture, language and artistic practice.
- Collectors, Curators, Connoisseurs: A Century of The Oriental Ceramic Society
The exhibition brings together, for the first time, over 100 rare objects dating back 3,000 years to recount the rich 100-year history of the Oriental Ceramic Society. On show will be ceramics, bronzes, jades, sculptures and works of art from some of the most outstanding collections in the UK, including the V&A, British Museum and from private individuals.
- Our Sophisticated Weapon: Posters of the Mozambican Revolution
The Brunei Gallery, SOAS presents, for the first time in the UK, an exhibition of the political posters produced during the early years of Mozambique’s independence.