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Interface’ by Michelle Sank at Wolverhampton Art Gallery

26th March, 2009.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery writes:

Saturday 28 March 2009
2pm – 4pm
Free, drop-in

Please join us to celebrate the launch of the exhibition Interface by Michelle Sank.

Join artist Michelle Sank for the opening of Interface. Commissioned by Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Michelle has produced a series of photographic portraits looking at Sikh and Muslim teenagers in the City of Wolverhampton, exploring issues of identity, gender religion and dress.

Also previewing will be the exhibition Photo ID: Young People from Wolverhampton, an education and outreach project displaying artwork created by young people as a result of workshops led by Michelle Sank. This will be on display in a brand new gallery space called the ‘Hire Space’, which will be made available from June 2009 to hire by local artists.

At 4pm there will be an artists’ talk at Light House, and a chance to see the further examples of her work.

Gallery/Studio Cinema, Light House, The Chubb Buildings, Wolverhampton
4pm – 6pm
Free, drop-in

Interface is a collaborative project with Light House in Wolverhampton who will be exhibiting previous projects Young Carers and Teenagers Belfast by Michelle from 27 March – 15 May 2009.

Michelle will give an illustrated talk about how she creates portraits focussing on the nuances and norms of teenage identity in Europe. Followed by a chance to view the work with refreshments served in the gallery.

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Visit the Wolverhampton Art Galley web site to find out more about the exhibition

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