Beautiful Life: Memory and Nostalgia (Jetë e bukur : kujtime dhe Nostagji). Featuring Lala Meredith-Vula’s photographs from Kosova, Albania and England.
Venue: Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7PA
Exhibition dates: 10 Sep – 13 Nov 2011
Opening times: Wednesday 7-9.30pm Thu, Fri, Sat 1-9.30pm Sun 1-5pm
This major exhibition explores the ideas of travelling, nostalgia, memory and the issues of identity, covering various themes of post-colonialism, including Diaspora, the sense of belonging and authenticity. The project exhibits works by ten international artists including David Alesworth (Pakistan/UK), Magda Biernat (USA/Poland), Wen-Jen Deng (Taiwan), Paul Gent (UK), Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Huma Mulji (Pakistan), Anna Lucas (UK), Lala Meredith-Vula (UK), Chai-Wei Kung (Taiwan) and Josephine Turalba (Philippines). The exhibition is curated by Dr Ming Turner and developed by South Hill Park and De Montfort University in partnership with the Arts Council, Charnwood Arts and Sin Pink Art Space (Taiwan). The show will be toured to Creative Hinckley Gallery in November and the Pier-2 Art Center (Taiwan) in April 2012.