13 May - 7 August
How do we enrich our lives and sustain a positive, healthy mindset? This is the question at the heart of London-based art collective Baesianz’s curation of the 2022 Bow Open, as they investigate the tools, rituals and routines that provide us with joy, growth and grounding.
In ME 2 U: A collective manifesto, Baesianz called upon Bow Arts artists to share their methods of survival, in an ode to the ceremony of togetherness and the resourcefulness found not just within oneself, but in community too. Presenting 20 artists works, each provides a visual representation of a love letter to the past, present, and future. The exhibition explores regenerative themes surrounding rebirth and renewal, a reclamation of feminist and queer narratives, and the honouring of nature, both internal and external, as material.
181 Bow Road, E3 2SJ
doors at 7pm
food at 7.30pm
Culinary collective Kazhi, Dashti, and Roxy invite you to their mehmooni where they will be cooking up a feast drawing upon elements of Kurdish and Persian cultural heritage. 15% of ticket proceeds will be donated to IKWRO – a charity working with Middle Eastern, North African, and Afghan women and girls living in the UK.
* MEHMOONI | Kurdish & Persian supper club is currently sold out. Be sure to look out for more supper clubs in the future!
The gallery is a 4 minute walk from Bow Church station and 8 minutes from Bow Road station. Alternatively, Bromley by Bow station is an 11 minute walk and Pudding Mill Lane station is 13 minutes walk.
Buses: The 205, 25, 425 and 488 stop close by on Bow Road, at Bow Church station.
Please contact Transport for London for detailed travel advice tfl.gov.uk.