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Curator Tour: Aslan Gaisumov / Janice Kerbel at Bury Art Museum

Aslan Gaisumov, Keicheyuhea (film still), 2017. Image courtesy the artist 

Aslan Gaisumov, Keicheyuhea (film still), 2017. Image courtesy the artist 

Join curators Sunny Cheung (Liverpool Biennial) and Susan Lord (Bury Art Museum) at the opening of this exhibition for an introduction to the works of Aslan Gaisumov and Janice Kerbel.

Communication is a recurrent theme in the multidisciplinary practice of Canadian artist Janice Kerbel. The starting point for her human-sized silkscreen posters is how fights can both erupt and dissipate, regardless of context or setting. Next door, Aslan Gaisumov’s critically acclaimed Keicheyuhea traces the struggles and turbulent histories of the Chechen people. The film follows the artist’s grandmother as she returns to her lost homeland in the mountainous scenery of the North Caucasus for the first time since the displacement of her family 73 years earlier.

The exhibition is part of the Liverpool Biennial touring programme, which brings works by international artists presented at the 2018 festival of contemporary art to spaces across the North of England.

Date

23 February 2019, 2–3pm

Location

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre
Moss St
Bury
BL9 0DR 

Venue website

Free, drop-in