This new group exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights. In partnership with Amnesty International UK Trust, Riposte have invited 30 artists to create a piece of work in response to the word “Protection”. All proceeds from art sales will be donated to Amnesty.
Alongside the exhibition, check-out the below events and a specially created publication produced by the Newspaper Club.
12 December, 6.30 – 9.30pm
Artist Talk: Gender-based rage and creativity
Artists from the exhibition explore the galvanising effect of anger and rage on their work. Moderated by Ashleigh Kane of Dazed, speakers include Joy Miessi, Phoebe Collings-James, Lotte Andersen and Steph Wilson. SOLD OUT
13 December 2018, 7 – 10pm
Riposte & Rita’s Protection Dinner
Riposte and Rita’s will host an intimate dinner for 20 people in the gallery space. Rita’s will provide the food, Aimee Hartley of Above Sea Level will create the wine list. One of the Amnesty advocates will tell a 15 minute story about her journey to the UK and the importance of the declaration of human rights. SOLD OUT
15 December, 12 – 4pm
Protection Family day
Throughout the day Riposte will run drop-in collage and screen-printing workshops for everyone to get creative regardless of their age. Book Here
The artists involved are a global mix to reflect a worldwide response to issues that affect us all.
Alva Skog, A Practise For Everyday Life, Chrissie Abbott, Cynthia Kittler, Esther Mahlangu, Erin Aniker, Guerilla Girls, Hattie Stewart, Jasmin Kaur Sehra, Joy Miessi, Juno Calypso, Katherine Plumb, Kelly Anna, Lauren Tamaki, Lotte Andersen, Lucienne Roberts, Lynnie Zulu, Lucy Hardcastle, Maisie Cousins, Manuja Waldia, Maya Fuhr, Mona Chalabi, Na Kim, Nadia Hernandez, Nathalie du Pasquier, Phoebe Collings James, Pinar Yolacan, Saskia Pomeroy, Sonya Dyakova, Steph Wilson.