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DIY Cultures Exhibition: DIY Knowledge
Until Friday 2 June 2017
Lower Cafe Gallery
In a nutshell
DIY Knowledge is an exhibition exploring self-education, information and news beneath the mainstream, imparting knowledge from margins.
DIY Knowledge is a multimedia group exhibition that explores DIY Cultures ongoing concerns with self-education, information and news beneath the mainstream, imparting knowledge from margins. It brings together creative worlds from Tanzania, Uganda, Palestine, Korea, 1980s Liverpool, Brexit campaigners and Chicago’s DIY scene.
What to Expect
The exhibition will feature short film, comics, infographics, digital art and zine archival collections. It features 6 new commissions and a DIY Knowledge Library of publications which people can add to throughout the exhibition.
A new short film commission and archival collection exploring how fanzines helped Hillsborough Justice and solidarity under Thatchers Britain.
Leila Abdelrazaq (Chicago), Gemma Anderson, Sang Mun, Collectives: Keep It Complex, Antiuniversity, Bookstop Sanaa Art Library & Creative Learning Space (Tanzania), Temporary Services (Chicago), Turn Your PHD into a zine (Performed by Nina Power), Other Asias (toybox lexicon)
Liverpool & Hillsborough Zines film & Archive co-directed by Ali Russel & Hamja Ahsan
Curated by Hamja Ahsan & Helena Wee of Other Asias, and Sofia Niazi of OOMK Zine.
Kindly supported by Arts Council England and Tower Hamlets Council
Find out more
For the full programme go to diycultures.tumblr.com
twitter: @diyculturesfair #DIYKnowledge #DIY2017
Things you should know
Suitable for all ages
This event is wheelchair accessible.