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Artist Talk & Screening: Shezad Dawood Thursday 24 April, 19.00

Artist Talk & Screening: Shezad Dawood

Exhibiting artist Shezad Dawood will discuss his practice and current exhibition at Parasol unit, in conversation with writer and critic Oliver Basciano. With screening of 'New Dream Machine Project'.

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Limited Edition: Shezad Dawood

Limited Edition: Shezad Dawood

Parasol unit is delighted to present a new edition by Shezad Dawood. 'Colour Theory' is exclusively produced in an edition of 5.

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Sunday Family Workshop: Family Fictions - Clan Camera Sunday 13 April

Sunday Family Workshop: Family Fictions - Clan Camera

Responding to Dawood’s interest in the surreal, myth and ritual, this workshop will involve, props, costumes, experimental filming and the staging of a production still you can all take home.

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Shezad Dawood: Towards the Possible Film 4 April - 25 May

Current Exhibition

Opening on 4 April, Parasol unit presents a major survey of artist Shezad Dawood, including light sculptures, large-scale paintings on textile, and two films, one of which will have its UK premiere at Parasol unit.

Shezad Dawood, ‘Towards the Possible Film’ (production still), 2014. Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella, Delfina Foundation and in association with Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art

Current Exhibition

Shezad Dawood: Towards The Possible Film 4 April - 25 May

Shezad Dawood: Towards The Possible Film

Parasol unit presents a major survey of artist Shezad Dawood, including light sculptures, large-scale paintings on textile, and two films, one of which will have its UK premiere at Parasol unit.

Shezad Dawood, ‘Towards the Possible Film’ (production still), 2014. Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella, Delfina Foundation and in association with Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art


 
Past Exhibition

Canan Tolon: Sidesteps 15 January - 16 March 2014

Canan Tolon: Sidesteps

Parasol unit presents the first major UK survey of artist Canan Tolon. This exhibition provides an in-depth insight into Tolon's earliest paintings from 1986 to the present day.

Canan Tolon, ‘Glitch II’ (detail), 2007. Oil on canvas, 140 x 180 cm (55 x 71 in). Private Collection Tim and Nancy Howes. Photo: Eli Ridgway


 
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Family

Family

Family

Parasol unit’s Sunday Family Workshops offer creative afternoons of art activities suitable for all 5-15 year old and levels of ability. The foundation works regularly with local artist educators to deliver a dynamic array of activities as a means of exploring the current exhibitions, ranging from clay-modelling, mask making and lino printing to photography and moving image workshops.


 

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