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Somerset House

Curated by Zak Ove

Running at the West Wing galleries in Somerset House until 15 September 2019, more than 100 artists featured – from visual artists and designers to musicians, sound artists, film-makers and writers. Significant historic artworks such as Sonia Boyce’s luminous love song to London, the collage-painting Talking Presence(1987), and a rare sculpture, Remember Me, from the artist and Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen, sits alongside work by some of the most dynamic younger artists working today, including the fashion designer Mowalola Ogunlesi.

Amanda and Will experienced the opening night, epic on all levels of Black excellence sharing the evening with artist Hassan Hajjaj and Photographer Oliva Rose, curator of Hennessey for the Culture; Tory Turk and a quick catch up with legend Charlie Philips the show in itself was enjoyed from a distance due to the immense crowds of people.