We went to Shezad Dawood’s studio in east London to talk about his work and his exhibition.
Interview by MK Palomar
Film by Martin Kennedy
Shezad Dawood: Towards the Possible Film
Parasol Unit, London
4 April – 25 May 2014.
Ziba Ardalan – interview: ‘Parasol has been 16 years of go-go … Maybe it’s time to do something else’
Ardalan talks about her decision to close Parasol unit, and its achievements in London over the last 16 years
Shezad Dawood: Kalimpong
From yeti expeditions to spy shenanigans, the Himalayan hotel in Kalimpong has seen it all. Now, a new virtual reality work – along with its accompanying exhibition and publication – invites you to step back in time and explore
William S Burroughs: Can you all hear me?
The October Gallery’s exhibition explores the legacy of novelist and artist William S Burroughs, and shows work by those he influenced, including Brion Gysin, Liliane Lijn, Genesis P-Orridge
Shezad Dawood. Piercing Brightness
In his feature length film, Piercing Brightness, Shezad Dawood uses the genre of science fiction to contest fixed notions of race, migration and identity. In an interweaving narrative, the film follows Jiang and Shin, a young Chinese boy and girl, on a mission to retrieve the