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shado presents: Build Love, Break Walls in partnership with Say It Loud Club and Help Refugees

About this Event

Please join shado, Say It Loud Club and Help Refugees for the opening night of their collaborative exhibition, Build Love, Break Walls.

shado is taking up residency in Bermondsey Project Space for two weeks in celebration of LGBTQI+ history month. This year, we are focusing specifically on the experiences of, and barriers faced by, those seeking gender or sexual asylum.

The residency showcases a collection of events and exhibition to celebrate the unifying aspects of love without borders.

We will be joined by Tanaka Fuego on the evening for a live spoken word performance, as well as talks by Help Refugees and Say It Loud Club

Free drink on entry courtesy of Unicorn Tears Gin by Firebox (@unicorntearsgin)


The exhibition includes:

  • An exhibition by Help Refugees celebrating their projects around Europe – including Say It Loud Club, a community support group of the LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
  • Artworks by Sola Olulode
  • Photography by Alia Romagnoli
  • A photography exhibition curated by shado which spotlights and celebrates London-based LGBTQI+ changemakers
  • Posters by shado illustrators created in response to the theme Build Love, Break Walls

shado is a multimedia platform driving change at the intersection of arts, activism and academia. You can see more on their instagram here

Say It Loud Club is a community of LGBTQI+ refugees and people seeking asylum living in the UK

Help Refugees is a grassroots charity working with people fleeing war, persecution and climate change.

Poster design by Molly Hankinson and photography by Ines Hachou

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