In 2018 we are continuing work with artists Benyamin and Urbain, and have developed a new relationship with talented artist Afshin Amini. See below for more about the artists.
We’re also working with wider artists from a range of disciplines and backgrounds to create an open exhibition of work reflecting on refugee experiences. Work will be shown at the Unity Theatre and online during the festival, with other pop-up exhibitions – keep an eye on the festival calendar for updates!
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE 2018:
The team have been producing new work on the theme of Under The Surface: Production in Hard Times. The work will be used as stimulus for creative conversations at Tate Liverpool’s Exchange space from 18th-24th June from 12 noon – 3pm.
Benyamin Roghanchi is an experienced classical sculptor from Iran. Benyamin has been sculpting for thirty years, and has created extensive work for domestic and public display. Here’s a taster of his work.
Having experience in Architecture and arts management; Noel brings creative vision and expertise to enhance visual aspects of project identity and development.
Afshin Amini, (graphic artist)
Afshin is Kurdish Iranian and often makes work about his struggle in exile and search for social and emotional freedom.
Some examples of Afshin’s emotive and powerful work;
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WHAT WE’LL BE UP TO AT TATE LIVERPOOL ON THEIR WEBSITE: www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/tate-exchange/workshop/under-the-surface