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Morley’s slavery exhibition call

Morley College is inviting artists to submit work on the theme of slavery to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery.

The gallery, in partnership with 'Anti-Slavery International', is inviting local artists to respond to the theme ‘Slavery past and present' for a two week long open selected exhibition curated by Janet Brown, African Caribbean Audience Development Officer at the V&A.

Nigerian-born British artist Sokari Douglas-Camp CBE will exhibit recent work alongside the selected pieces.

Painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, glass engraving, jewellery, textiles, fashion, bookbinding, photography, pieces of poetry, prose and time-based works of art (sound, DVD and video) are welcome.

The artists should be aged over 18 and living or working in Southwark and Lambeth. Past Morley students may also enter. The deadline is Thursday 27 September 2007.

The exhibition will in the College gallery in Westminster Bridge Road from Friday 12 to Wednesday 25 October.

Application forms are available from Morley College.

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