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Koestler exhibition 2019

19th September – 3rd November 2019
Southbank Centre, London
FREE

Opening festival: 18th September

Koestler Arts‘ exhibition of art entered in to its annual awards continues this year at London’s Southbank Centre.

The award-winning saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch will be curating the exhibition, following the footsteps of Antony Gormley and Benjamin Zephaniah. Soweto’s themes range from slavery and emancipation to sacred geometry.

Over 150 artworks will be on display, from music and poetry to paintings, drawings and sculpture.

Titled Another Me, the exhibition invites visitors to reassess their perceptions of people who have spent time inside.

Find out more here


The Koestler Arts is the UK’s best-known prison arts charity. Each year it encourages over 3,500 people within the criminal justice system to express themselves creatively and learn new skills by entering work to their annual Koestler Awards.


Image: The Test, HM Prison Greenock. Courtesy of Koestler Arts