Through a Screen, Darkly

From Planet 238

by Frances Williams

Frances Williams reviews Sean Edwards’ exhibition ‘Undo Things Done’, which is due to tour to the Senedd. She asks to what extent work like this, which draws on personal experience of class inequality, can challenge class hierarchies while existing within the institutional confines of contemporary arts practice.

I go to Sean Edwards’ exhibition not wanting to know too much about it before encountering the works first hand. The show was first presented in a very different context at the Venice Bienniale last year and will further tour to the Senedd later this summer. But at the time of going to press it is installed at Tŷ Pawb in Wrexham, the lead arts organisation responsible for the commission.

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