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Trophies of Empire

Review relating to an exhibition, 1992
Published by: Venue Magazine
Year published: 1992

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A4 single sheet photocopy/Reproduced from: Venue Magazine/18 December 1992/no page reference

Title: Trophies of Empire: Arnolfini
author: Mike Gartside

Article contains a reproduction of a photograph by Sunil Gupta (uncredited). From the article: “ Yes, it is vitally important that we understand the vile trade on which Bristol prospered from 17th - 19th Centuries and that we are aware of how Black and Asian people are culturally pigeonholed in a society that considers itself “enlightened“. However the artists in Trophies of Empire seem to dwell on these issues without attempting to suggest a way forward.”

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»  Shaheen Merali

Born, 1959 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

»  Keith Piper

Born, 1960 in Malta

»  Donald Rodney

Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

»  Veena Stephenson

Born, 1962

Related exhibitions

»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

Related venues

»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom