An exhibition of multimedia art exploring ideas at the intersection or art, disability and inclusion.
As part of Liberty Festival this years Who We Are exhibition is an exhibition of multimedia art by London-based D/deaf and disabled artists that explore conceptually, abstractly or literally, ideas at the intersection or art, disability and inclusion. Curated by a panel of Lewisham-based young people, Precious Akindele, Morgan and Henny Shaw, The artworks were selected through an open call.
This exhibition is presented in partnership with Deptford X and is on display at Lewisham Art House.
For this years exhibition we are proud to announce that the Hart School artists work will be on display alongside some other amazing works from London based creatives.
Exhibiting Artists: David Bassadone, Susanna Dye, Ashley Knight, Yangdzom Lama, Serafina Mbasogo, Chris Pavlakis, Jameisha Prescod and Derek Williams.
Liberty is the Mayor of London’s annual free festival celebrating the ground-breaking work of D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists. This year, it comes to Lewisham 22 – 24 July as part of We Are Lewisham, London Borough of Culture 2022.
Liberty will take over the Deptford area, with a three-day programme of cutting-edge performances, workshops and installations happening indoors and outdoors across several venues. Look forward to music, dance, theatre, visual art and more from internationally renowned artists and brilliant local community organisations. All events are free and all ages are welcome.
You can expect an accessible and inclusive environment. All events will take a relaxed approach to movement and noise with audiences able to leave and re-enter, tic and move around if needed. There will be BSL interpreted shows and audio described installations. There will also be accessible toilets available and quiet chill-out areas to rest and relax in. A welcome hub will be open across the three days, located in the garden of the Albany.
Stay for a whole day, or drop in to events that are of interest. Enjoy a diverse range of food and drink from cafes and outlets around the area.
The Who We Are exhibition will be on display at Lewisham Art House. The event will be relaxed and audiences are welcome to leave and re-enter the venue, tic and move around in the space. Lewisham Art house is accessible to wheelchair users.
Throughout the exhibition there will be audio descriptions available as well as a BSL interpreted tour of the exhibition at 11am on Saturday. A touch tour will run at 1pm on Saturday.
Lewisham Art House is situated on Lewisham Way. The nearest Overground station is New Cross Gate, which has good wheelchair access.
It is also served by the following bus routes: 21, 136, 321 and 436. The closest bus stop is located 10 metres away from the entrance of the building.