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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST JULY 2013

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Points of DeparturePart of the 2013 Shubbak Festival in London (22nd June to 6th july), Points of Departure presents new commissions by Palestinian artists Jumana Emil Abboud, Bashar Alhroub, Bisan Abu Eisheh, and UK artists Jeremy Hutchison and Olivia Plender - all of whom undertook eight-week residencies in London and Ramallah respectively. In relation to themes raised by the project and the works produced, the exhibition also features a seminal work by Ramallah-based artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme. The exhibition has been curated by Rebecca Heald with the support of Mirna Bamieh, and culminates a year of collaboration between ArtSchool Palestine, the British Council and the ICA.

 

About Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe. The ICA also plays host to series of lectures, events, late night art and music parties. Housed in elegant Regency premises on the Mall, the ICA is a great place to start if you're looking for the very cutting edge of gallery art work. More about Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

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Points of Departure  Still: Monster Nuts, Jeremy Hutchison, 2012  

   
Points of Departure - Still: Monster Nuts, Jeremy Hutchison, 2012

Points of Departure Still: Monster Nuts, Jeremy Hutchison, 2012 


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21 - 24 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Points of Departure
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Points of Departure
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The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Points of Departure
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Carmel Buckley & Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back HomeCarmel Buckley & Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back HomeAn installation of printed ceramic tiles together with archive material, inspired by the calypso singer Mighty Sparrow, who's 1962 album title drew attention to the irony of being appreciated only once he had left Trinidad for the US.2017-01-24T11:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Carmel Buckley & Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back Home
Gruff RhysGruff RhysThe indie-rock singer-songwriter, polymath and member of Super Furry Animals, originally from Haverfordwest, performs his original material.2017-01-30T19:00:00+00002017-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Sonia Boyce: We Move Her WaySonia Boyce: We Move Her WayThe artist presents a new body of work which involves the exploratory vocal and movement performances of Elaine Mitchener, Barbara Gamper and her dancers: Eve Stainton, Ria Uttridge and Be van Vark, with an invited audience.2017-02-01T11:00:00+00002017-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Helen Johnson: Warm TiesHelen Johnson: Warm Ties2017-02-01T11:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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