Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other was initiated in March 2020, when Autograph commissioned ten UK-based visual artists – Mohini Chandra, Poulomi Desai, Joy Gregory, Othello De’Souza-Hartley, Sonal Kantaria, Ope Lori, Dexter McLean, Karl Ohiri, Silvia Rosi and Aida Silvestri – to create new work in response to the wider contexts of the pandemic. The artworks they produced represent thoughtful reflections on changing conditions of existence: generous invitations for us to think about what it means to be human and to care for one another.
The exhibition currently at Autograph is one part of a wider project, and sits alongside commissioned texts as well as a new publication. Watch the video below for an introduction to the different artworks on display from Autograph's senior curator Renée Mussai, and hear from three of the exhibiting artists who discuss the inspiration and thought behind their individual commissions.
Find out more about Autograph's commissioning project responding to the wider contexts of the Covid-19 crisis, supporting the creation and dissemination of new artworks and textsRead more
Can you spare a few moments? Autograph is carrying out a survey to better understand who our digital audiences are. The survey should take no longer than five minutes to complete. Anything you tell us will be kept confidential, is anonymous and will only be used for research purposes.
The information you provide will be held by Autograph and The Audience Agency, who are running the survey on our behalf. In compliance with GDPR, your data will be stored securely and will only be used for the purposes it was given.
You can take the survey here. Thank you!
Autograph is a place to see things differently. Since 1988, we have championed photography that explores issues of race, identity, representation, human rights and social justice, sharing how photographs reflect lived experiences and shape our understanding of ourselves and others.Donate Join our mailing list