Art in the Dancehall

Co-curated by ‘Shimmy Shimmy‘ and ‘Al Fingers‘, ‘Art in the Dancehall‘ is an exhibition focusing on the relationship between digital dancehall music and the artwork that accompanied it at the time.

According to the ‘Shimmy Shimmy’ website…

”The exhibition, to be in both Birmingham and London this summer, will feature work from foundation Jamaican artists Limonious, Jamaal Pete, celebrated poster designer Sassa, and UK go-to Greensleeves artist, Tony McDermott (examples below)…

…Alongside this, we present five young artists from around the world keeping the tradition alive: Ellen G (Israel), Robin Clare (Jamaica), Gabe (Germany), Daniel David Freeman (UK) and Peter Edwards (UK)”…

If you are lucky enough to be based in London (or indeed the midlands) and have an interest in any form of reggae/dancehall, this exhibition is surely a must.

Art in the Dancehall:

27th June – 13th July
The Drum
144 Potters Lane
B6 4UU
27th July – 12th August at
Boiler House
150-152 Brick Lane
E1 6RU


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