JEMIMA WILSON

“I will use libraries as my studio and streets as my exhibition space.”

Jemima wanted to take on the usual obstacles posed for all young artists, 'where can I get exhibited?' But she translated the challenge into a wider question, how can we make art totally inclusive? How can we include everyone in the conversation?


‘Dear Neighbour’ is her project which hopes to address this, on a local scale: a gallery on her street in one of the most diverse and poorest areas in London, sandwiched between the City and Canary Wharf.


Each household got a handwritten letter, asking them to draw themselves and put it in the window of the Victorian terraces.  Nearly 40 out of 80 residents participated right away...


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