Laughing in a Foreign Language


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Clown (2005) Julian Rosefeldt
Clown (2005) Julian Rosefeldt. Copyright and courtesy the artist.

From satire to parody, from irony to slapstick, the Hayward examines how humour is inevitably inflected by national and regional accents.

The largest international survey to explore this subject, the exhibition will include videos, photographs, sculptures, paintings and installations by approximately 50 contemporary artists from around the world.

Artists include: Makota Aida (Japan), Kutlug Ataman (Turkey), Azorro (Poland), Guy Ben-Ner (Israel/Germany), John Bock (Germany), Candice Brietz (South Africa/Berlin), Olaf Breuning (Switzerland/US), Fei Cao (China), Jake and Dinos Chapman (UK), Marcus Coates (UK), Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn (US), Doug Fishbone (UK/US), Ghazel (Iran/France), Matthew Griffin (Australia), Gimhongsok (South Korea), Nina Jan Beier and Marie Jan Lund (UK), Talyo Kimura (Japan), Janne Lehtinen (Finland), Yoshua Okon (Mexico/US), Julian Rosefeldt (Germany), Ugo Rondinone (Switzerland), Shimabuku (Japan/Germany), Nedko Solakov (Bulgaria), Bathelemy Toguo (Cameroon/France), Roi Vaara (Finland), Martin Walde (Austria), Jun Yang (China/Austria).


Hayward Gallery
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XZ
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Daily 10am-6pm (Thu & Fri till 8pm)

11 (seniors 10, students 8, under-16 4.50; under 12 free)


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