London's never short of things to do. And when it comes to art and creativity, the capital pretty much has that in the bag. Because of the many many options the city has to offer, it can be a maze to figure out which ones to go to. We've got you. We've put together this month's round-up of exciting art exhibitions that feature Black and Asian creatives here in London. From Saatchi Gallery's 'Beyond the Streets' exhibition to a public mural by the late Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami at Serpentine Gallery, we've got the list of unmissables for this March.
1.Beyond the Streets London at Saatchi Gallery
This exhibition is an awesome celebration of street art that runs until March 27th. With works from over 100 artists from all over the world, including Shepard Fairey and Invader, it's definitely worth checking out.
17 Feb - 23 May 2023
2.Late at Tate Britain with Black Blossoms
On March 18th, Tate Britain is hosting a Late event inspired by their current exhibition, "British Baroque: Power and Illusion". You'll get to check out performances, talks, and workshops and explore the exhibition after hours in a unique way.
24 March at 18:00 - 22:00
3.What You See Here / What You Hear Here Darryl Daley at Now Gallery
This multimedia exhibition at Bermondsey Project Space runs until March 26th and explores themes of identity and representation through sound, film, and sculpture. You can even get up close and personal with the art and engage with it through touch and sound.
23 Mar - 11 Jun 2023
4.Whorled Here After Here After Here at Somerset House
Sutapa Biswas' solo exhibition runs until April 17th and is all about migration, displacement, and belonging. The exhibition features some amazing large-scale installations and sculptures that are definitely worth a look.
16 Feb – 23 Apr 2023
More details on the exhibition here
5.Sasha Huber: You Name It at Autograph ABP
Running until April 24th, this solo exhibition by Swiss-Haitian artist Sasha Huber explores issues of race, identity, and colonialism. The exhibition features a series of multimedia installations and sculptures that are both thought-provoking and visually stunning.
11 Nov 2022 - 25 Mar 2023 Book a free ticket here
6.Zadie Xa: Child of Magohalmi and the Echoes of Creation at Whitechapel Gallery
This exhibition by artist Zadie Xa runs until April 22nd and is all about ritual, identity, and memory. With multimedia installations and sculptures that draw on Xa's Korean and British heritage, it's definitely worth a visit.
20 September 2022 – 30 April 2023
Learn more about the exhibition here
Atta Kwami: Maria Lassnig Prize Mural at Serpentine Galleries
This outdoor mural by the late Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami runs until April 11th and was created as part of the Maria Lassnig Prize, an annual award given to mid-career artists. It's a beautiful and unique piece of art that you won't want to miss.
6 Sep 2022 - Sun 3 Sep 2023
Visit the public mural
8.Barbara Chase-Riboud: Infinite Folds at Serpentine Galleries
This solo exhibition by American artist Barbara Chase-Riboud runs until April 25th and explores the intersection of art, history, and politics. With sculptures and textiles that draw on Chase-Riboud's experiences as a Black woman living in the US, it's definitely worth a visit if you're interested in contemporary art with a message.
11 October 2022 — 10 April 2023 Book a free ticket here
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