Until 28th May

IWM London

Level 3

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A pop-up space hosting creative responses to, and reflections on, topics from the Age of Terror: Art since 9/11 exhibition.

This is the Place (2012), Tony Walsh

Tony Walsh performing on stage with a microphone

This is the Place (2012), Tony Walsh

Screening from 8 to 28 January 2018
Free entry, drop in.

Tony Walsh, aka ‘Longfella’, read his poem This is the Place at the vigil for the victims of the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017. In the words of writer Jeanette Winterson, his poem “found words where there are no words”. Tony gave a powerful performance of his poem at the launch of our new IWM London exhibition Age of Terror: Art since 9/11, which explores artists’ responses to war and conflict post 9/11.

Running time: 4.15 minutes

Aman Mojadidi: Remembering a Future

Aman Mojadidi sitting in shadow
Image credit: Lorenzo Tugnoli

Aman Mojadidi: Remembering a Future

7 - 9 February: 11am and 3pm
10 - 11 February: 11am, 2pm and 4pm
Tickets: £6: Adult/ £5: Concession / £5: With Age of Terror exhibition ticket
Tickets will go on sale January 2018

In this intimate performance, Afghan-American artist Aman Mojadidi will share his changing experiences of ‘home’ in the context of the ‘war on terror’, the migrant crisis, and terrorism in the West. 

Mojadidi’s work blurs lines between fact and fiction, documentation and imagination; encompassing themes of belonging, identity politics, conflict, ‘artifactual’ history, and migration. Explore the politics of homeland by discussing a series of objects and video clips created or collected by the artist himself.

Running time: 45 minutes

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IWM London, Age of Terror Exhibition
Exhibition
Age of Terror: Art since 9/11
See the UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since 9/11.