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Light From The Middle East: New PhotographyMore than 90 photographs by 30 artists from 13 countries go on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in Light from the Middle East: New Photography, the first major museum exhibition of contemporary photography from and about the Middle East. Documenting and responding to changes in the social and political landscape of the region over the last 20 years, the exhibition features images by Newsha Tavakolian, Hassan Hajjaj and Nermine Hammam whose recent work includes the series 'Uphekka' made following the revolution in Egypt. Hammam reworks photographs of Egyptian soldiers taken during the 2011 protests in Tahrir Square, Cairo, and transports them to multicoloured landscapes far removed from their original location.

 

About Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Light From The Middle East: New Photography  Jowhara AlSaud. Airmail from the series Out of Line, 2008, V&A  

   
Light From The Middle East: New Photography - Jowhara AlSaud. Airmail from the series Out of Line, 2008, V&A

Light From The Middle East: New Photography Jowhara AlSaud. Airmail from the series Out of Line, 2008, V&A 


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Victoria And Albert's Christmas CarolVictoria And Albert's Christmas CarolA promenade performance through the British galleries, featuring festive stories, carols and dancing written and directed by Dominic Gerrard, and starring Rebecca Hamilton as Queen Victoria, Lewis Hart as Prince Albert and William Oxborrow as Sir Robert.2016-12-08T16:00:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Victoria And Albert's Christmas Carol
Restoration And After: A History Of Theatre From 1660 To The Present DayRestoration And After: A History Of Theatre From 1660 To The Present DayExamining the work of the great playwrights.2016-12-08T18:30:00+00002016-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Restoration And After: A History Of Theatre From 1660 To The Present Day
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval EmbroideryOpus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , 2016-12-08T00:00:00+00002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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DATES  3rd September 2016 to 8th January 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , ... More about this event
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70 Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music 2016-12-08T00:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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DATES  10th September 2016 to 26th February 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music ... More about this event
 
Glastonbury: Land And LegendGlastonbury: Land And LegendAn immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people. Showcasing footage captured onsite in the idyllic Somerset countryside at Worthy Farm in 2014, the installation deconstructs the festival tapestry to create an epic kaleidoscope of performances and experiences, intimate and spectacular.2016-12-08T10:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
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The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And DesignThe Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And DesignThis two-term course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with 20th-century design.2016-12-08T11:00:00+00002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And Design
The Camera ExposedThe Camera ExposedA selection of pictures from acclaimed photographers spanning from the 19th century to the present day, with a heavy focus on the use of a camera.2016-12-08T10:00:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Beatrix Potter's LondonBeatrix Potter's LondonTo mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the capital city in her life and work.2016-12-08T10:00:00+00002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Beatrix Potter's London
Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900Exploring themes such as taste, the market and the avant-garde.2016-12-08T11:10:00+00002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900
Textiles: Ancient To ModernTextiles: Ancient To ModernBecome familiar with textiles by examining techniques and designs from around the world.2016-12-08T11:10:00+00002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Textiles: Ancient To Modern
 

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