PhD finalist and artist Sara Choudhrey contributes to workshops and co-curates an exhibition for communities affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster

Sara Choudhrey, Digital Arts PhD finalist and artist from the School of Engineering and Digital Arts is contributing to a series of workshops, artist talks and co-curating a collaborative exhibition on Islamic Digital Art hosted by FLUX events, ACAVA for the general public and local communities affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster.  These collaborative interactions will explore new forms of artistic practice by focusing on Islamic digital art.

The AYAH exhibition will be co-curated by FLUX and Sara Choudhrey at Maxilla Space (W10), North Kensington and opens on Thursday 28 June.  The exhibition running from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July will display a collaborative installation incorporating the work produced by members of the local communities during workshops alongside the works of Zarah Hussain, Ben Johnson and Sara Choudhrey illustrating digital practices in contemporary Islamic art.

On Friday 20 June, FLUX will host specialist talks event centred around Digital Art as Collaborative Community Practice, with a panel of guests speaking on the subject.  Speakers include Sara Choudhrey (Artist, Curator), Lisa Nash (Flourish/ACAVA), Anastasia Dedyukhina (Focus Inspide/TED Speaker), Fiona Hawthorne (Artist).

For more information and to sign up for a workshop, visit Flux Events.