Pop-Up Exhibition Opening

17 Mar 2020 6 - 8pm


About the Event

A new film installation by young artists with autism and a broad spectrum of learning differences, challenging how people like themselves are represented in mainstream media.

Each three-screen video portrait features the artist speaking directly to the camera about their everyday life, flanked by shots of the places and things that inform their identity. Based in Hackney and aged 16 - 25, all of the filmmakers are members of Mouth That Roars, a youth media organisation.

A Different Way of Seeing is part of the UK-wide EXPLORERS Project, celebrating the extraordinary contribution neurodiverse people make to art and culture. #ExplorersProjectRead More


Rivington Place



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Exhibiting artists are Ruth Almodal, Lanre Aregbeshola, Jazmin Francis-Johnson, Abraham Joseph, Clive Kandza-Itsieme, Emmanuel Kwatiah, Seni Oremosu, Yolanda Panbu, Conor Powell, Ike Romans.

pop-up Exhibition

A Different Way Of Seeing

part of

Visibility and Disability: Ways of Being

A month of exhibitions and events


At the event

Second floor
A Different Way of Seeing opening
Ground floor
Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had exhibition
Information Desk


Everyone is welcome to our exhibition openings. These events are popular, and we ask visitors to book a free ticket in advance to help manage numbers. You do not have to book a ticket to attend this event.

Both galleries will be open. This is an informal event, you can arrive and leave at any time.

After the launch event, A Different Way of Seeing will be open from 17 - 21 March.

About Mouth That Roars

A Different Way of Seeing is in partnership with Mouth That Roars (MTR), a youth media company which was set up with the sole purpose of training young people in film production who wouldn’t ordinarily have access to media resources.

MTR enables young people who are quite often misrepresented a space to be heard, and a medium through which they can voice their thoughts and feelings.

Also on at Autograph

Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had

Visit our free exhibition


Everyone is welcome at Autograph. You can expect a friendly and inclusive experience during your visit. Our building is accessible, with step-free access to all spaces. Accessible, unisex toilets are on all floors.

Click here to download Autograph's detailed Access Guide, with photographs of the building

If you would like a social narrative for this event, please get in touch and we will create one for you.

Have any questions? We would love to hear from you, contact us at 020 7729 9200 or email

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Part of the EXPLORERS project, delivered by Project Art Works, a three-year programme of art and conversation working with 12 national art organisations. The EXPLORERS programme is informed and led by neurodiverse communities, placing them at the heart of social, civic and cultural activity. Based in Hastings, Project Art Works is the UK’s leading artist led organisation working with children, young people and adults who have complex support needs.

Photography / filming at this event

Please note that photography and/or filming will take place at this event. Images from this event may be used by Autograph and external press for marketing and promotional use, including: printed and online publicity, social media, press releases, or other use.

Support by Arts Council England Lottery Fund
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England
Mouth That Roars
Also supported by Project Artworks
Also supported by EXPLORERS Project
Also supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Banner image: Yolanda Panbu, 2020.

Page images and video, from top left: 1) Abraham Joseph, 2020. 2) Courtesy Submit To Love Studios / Headway East London, 2019. 3)Rivington Place, home of Autograph. Photograph by Zoë Maxwell. 4) Sharif Persaud, The Mask 2017. 3 mins 46 seconds. Courtesy of Project Art Works.