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The Legacy of Guano

Thursday 17 March 2016

Free, suggested donation £2

Dr Frank Uekotter, Reader in Environmental Humanities, University of Birmingham, provides the historical context for Ikon’s exhibition by artist Dinh Q. Lê. The subject of Lê’s new work, The Colony, is a cluster of islands off the coast of Peru, rich in guano, a powerful fertilizer and the setting for a brutal period of history. Organised in collaboration with the University of Birmingham as part of the Arts and Science Festival 2016 (14-20 March).

Booking essential. Please book online or call Ikon on 0121 248 0708. Please note that online booking closes at 5pm on Thursday 17 March 2016.