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Exhibitions at Rich Mix - January/February 2017

Exhibition preview

RICH Mix has a number of exhibitions and events lined up for the coming weeks.

China Quick Fix – in the Lower Café Gallery from Monday, January 16 to Saturday, January 28. Free.

British artist, Bill Aitchison, has been living in China and documenting quick-fixes for the last three years and has assembled an archive of them, which will hang at Rich Mix for 12 days in January.

BFI Film Academy Gala Screening and Awards Ceremony – in the Main Space on Saturday, January 21 at 1pm. Free.

An awards ceremony will follow the screening of five BFI film academy student films.

Connected Seeds Exhibition – in the Lower Café Gallery from Tuesday, January 31 to Sunday, February 12. Free.

Through an interactive Connected Seed library, photographs and sound, this exhibition links living seeds to the stories of the east London growers who produced them.

A Celebration of Seeds – in the Main Space and Lower Café Gallery on Wednesday, February 1 at 10am. Free.

The day offers opportunities for networking with experienced and novice growers around East London, stalls, free vegetarian lunch and exhibition tours – a chance to learn about seed-saving, seed sovereignty, and community growing spaces.

Banishanta The World of Sinners – on the Mezzanine floor on Thursday, February 2 to Sunday, February 26. Free

A solo exhibition by the award-winning photographer Shahadat Hossain, looking at the lives of sex workers on Bangladesh’s Banishanta island.

The Lived Experience of Climate Change: A Story of One Piece of Land in Dhaka – in the Main Space on Thursday, February 2 at 7pm. Free.

Following a screening of this eye-opening documentary, the audience will be invited to engage with the dilemmas faced by slum dwellers affected by climate change.

Kaisle Grai, Abondance, Masol and Video Vexens present Road Gals LDN – in the Main Space on Wednesday, February 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets: £5, £2 concession. Tower Hamlets + Hackney Residents Free.

Documenting LDN Girls in Grime + Hip Hop and showcasing new talent across the arts, this event is a night of sharing and cross-arts collaboration between female live artists, MCs, and DJs in London.

Love Revolution – in the Main Space on Monday, February 13 at 3pm. Tickets: £5 (20% ticket comp for Tower Hamlet/Hackney residents)

#IITSPIRATION teams up with Fashion Meets Music to deliver a one-day festival of fashion, music and creative collaboration inspired by love, revolution and the power of transformation.

People of Colours Launch – on Tuesday, February 14 at 7.30pm. Tickets: £8, £5 in advance.

People of Colours (POC) is a creative collective seeking to promote diversity in the film industry. Showcasing and supporting excellent POC talent and highlighting emerging directors.

A Piece of a Whole – in the Lower Café Gallery from Thursday, February 16 to Saturday, February 25.

An installation exploring ostracism and the tensions within our communities. Using personal testimonies and pottery it is an invitation to glue back together the fragmented pieces of our society.

Phakama presents Rise Up – in the Main Space on Sunday, February 19 from 3pm – 4:40pm. Free. (reserve at Box Office)

Young people have been exploring the theme of anger through a series of workshops – see what they have to say in an afternoon of devised performances.

For more information or to book tickets, call 020 7613 7498 or visit www.richmix.org.uk/.