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DIY Cultures Exhibition: DIY Knowledge

Until Friday 2 June
Lower Cafe Gallery
free

In a nutshell

DIY Knowledge is an exhibition exploring self-education, information and news beneath the mainstream, imparting knowledge from margins.

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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.

Who's Involved

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

facebook: /DIYCultures

twitter: @diyculturesfair #DIYKnowledge #DIY2017

Things you should know

Suitable for all ages

This event is wheelchair accessible.