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UK Premiere: Batakhalou Dakar (Letter from Dakar)

Thu 20 Jun 2019 / 7-9pm

LUX, Waterlow Park Centre
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We are delighted to present the UK Premiere of BL CK B X artist Morgan Quaintance’s latest work Batakhalou Dakar (Letter from Dakar). The screening will be followed by a discussion between the artist and curator Amanprit Sandhu.

Batakhalou Dakar (Letter from Dakar) (2019)
HD Digital Video.
A documentary film focusing on arts, culture and politics in Dakar, Senegal.


Batakhalou Dakar (Letter from Dakar) (Morgan Quaintance, 2019)

About the artist

Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving-image work has been shown recently at KARST, Plymouth, LIMA Amsterdam, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Jerwood Space London, the 14th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, London Film Festival 2018, November Film Festival, the Palace International Film Festival, and Videonale.17.

About Amanprit Sandhu

Amanprit Sandhu is a curator and writer. In a freelance capacity her focus is on commissioning, performance-based practices and collaborative approaches to working. She is a co-founder of the curatorial collective DAM Projects and initiated No Person’s Land.

She currently works as a curator at Wysing Arts Centre. Previous roles include Public Programme and Residencies Curator at Camden Arts Centre, Projects Curator at Art on the Underground, Performance Programme Curator for Art 13/14 London art fairs, Project Manager for Folkestone Triennial and Frieze Foundation and Assistant Curator at the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. She sits on the board of Arts Catalyst and is a visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts London and Royal College of Art.