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Symbolic Arenas

Symbolic Arenas

In a considered response to Ikon’s architecture, Indian artist Sheela Gowda (b. 1957) transforms the high-ceilinged second-floor galleries with a trademark combination of powerful visual impact and socio-political concerns. Through poetic treatment of everyday ma­terials, Gowda makes strong statements that convey her uneasiness with the status quo, especially with respect to women and others marginalised by injustice.

16 June – 3 September. For more information: www.ikon-gallery.org