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Jangbar - Zarina Bhimji

Solo show at Art Exchange Gallery / New Art Exchange. 2016
Date: 16 July, 2016 until 27 September, 2016
Organiser: New Art Exchange

New Art Exchange is delighted to present as a commissioning partner, the UK premiere of Jangbar (2012/2015), a new film and sound installation by leading British visual artist and filmmaker Zarina Bhimji. This eagerly anticipated piece joins Bhimji’s portfolio of works in film, which includes the critically acclaimed Yellow Patch (2011). Jangbar, filmed on 35mm in Kenya, is 26 minutes 37 seconds long and is installed as an immersive single screen, HD projection with surround sound.

The piece is an enquiry into image, light, object, the universal, the literal and the abstract. It has grown from observation and ambiguity, yet at other moments it draws from a deep, at times bleak political consciousness of specific moments.

From the Preface to the catalogue Jangbar - Zarina Bhimji, written by Skinder Hundal, CEO, New Art Exchange.

Jangbar was commissioned by FLAMIN Productions through Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network and New Art Exchange. Supported by Arts Council England, the Dommering Foundation, ICIA University of Bath, Sfumato Foundation, Pérez Art Museum Miami and Framestore.

The exhibition came with a small but very useful colour catalogue.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2015

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Born, 1963 in Mbarara, Uganda

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Nottingham, United Kingdom