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The Atrocity Exhibition

Solo show at The Black-Art Gallery. 1986
Date: 12 July, 1986 until 2 August, 1986
Organiser: The Black-Art Gallery

First London solo exhibition by Donald Rodney. Held at The Black-Art Gallery. 12/7/86 - 2/8/86. Full title of exhibition: The Atrocity Exhibition & Other Empire Stories. An Exhibition of Work by Donald G Rodney of The Blk Art Group. Poster featured image and text photomontage, plus a quote by Nevil[le] Dawes.

The following quote is from the exhibition publicity material: “The show is a graphic and poignant presentation of the atrocities worked on Black peoples by the forces of Empire imperialism, colonialism and capitalism. To do this, the artist takes the viewer on a voyage. “I take you through the history of those forces which shape our cultural and historical perspectives and situates us as Black people in our contemporary existence.”

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Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

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London, United Kingdom