Brunei Gallery Events
- Co-existent Ruins: Exploring Iraq’s Mesopotamian past through contemporary art
CO-EXISTENT RUINS seeks to address how it might be possible to re-generate an engagement with four identified Mesopotamian ancient heritage sites (Ur, Babylon, Nippur, and Nimrud) by local Iraqi artists in post - conflict Iraq. These sites, while still providing security guards and space for international archaeological research, have become derelict during the recent traumatic wars and conflict in Iraq.
- Lu Xun’s Legacy: Printmaking in Modern China
'Lu Xun’s Legacy: Printmaking in Modern China' showcases around 200 prints selected from over 6000 prints in the collection of the Muban Educational Trust and commemorates the anniversaries of the May 4th Movement (1919) and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (1949). It includes prints demonstrating how Lu Xun’s vision for the print developed and how his role as an innovator continues to be honoured.
- Online Talk - Revolution, Propaganda and Art: Printmaking in Modern China
Mary Ginsberg, Dr Malcolm McNeil, Haiyao Zheng
A talk on the revolutionary work of Lu Xun in the Chinese Modern Woodcut Movement (1930-1950)
- Crafting Subversion: DIY and Decolonial Print
An exhibition on DIY and decolonial print and the simple duplication technology used to produce it, with focus on the ‘Gestetner’ stencil duplicator.
- Forward to the Past: Rengaging Uli in New Experiments
SOAS’s Brunei Gallery is pleased to present this collaborative exhibition curated by Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi of Nigerian artists drawing on and connecting with the tradition of Uli as an artform in their work.