Bright Echo by Sophia Al Maria

Artist and writer Sophia Al Maria has produced a new sound work for Edgware Road. Bright Echo presents the listener with a sonic landscape composed of the internal monologues and secrets of the street.
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To coincide with the release, Tyburnia will perform Monica Ross’ original piece Anniversary – an act of memory, a collective, multilingual recitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at Nutford Place at 3.30pm on 18 July 2015. Organised by Sophia Al-Maria.

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Commissioned by the Serpentine Galleries, the British Council and Shubbak. A collaboration between Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar and the Edgware Road Project at the Serpentine Galleries, Continuous City: Mapping Arab London is a publication that attempts to map London through its historical and contemporary Arab communities. Continuous City features work by Sophia Al Maria, Oraib Toukan, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Inas Halabi, Maan Abu Taleb, Michael Vazquez and Sheyma BuAli among others. The publication is edited by Amal Khalaf and Deena Chalabi.


Sat 18 July 2015, 3.30pm
Free, no booking required
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Nutford Place

Edgware Road, London, W2
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