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Something you should see…Slice: London – Lahore @ Rich Mix

London - Lahore: TBC Artists Collective project

The starting point is simple. The result anything but. An imaginary line is drawn between Lahore Central Station in Pakistan and Liverpool Street Station in London. Ten arts practitioners from each country have been commissioned to make new work responding to the urban landscape they encounter along the first mile of each end of the line. Slice, an interactive video installation at Rich Mix, shows the culmination of the project so far.

By moving an arrow along a map of each city, you select which artist’s video to watch according to its location on the line. All engage with a particular urban site but, unsurprisingly since the participating artists include performers, animators, a ballet dancer, a storyteller and a grime mc, the works vary massively, giving the exhibition an exciting, sprawling, collage-like feel…

…To read the rest, click here to visit Rachel Segal Hamilton’s blog, Detour.

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