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Sharif Persaud’s solo exhibition comes to the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill from the 16th October.

Coming directly from Autograph, London, Sharif Persaud: Have you Ever Had is the culmination of EXPLORERS, a three year, UK-wide project celebrating the extraordinary contributions neurodiverse people make to art and culture led by Project Art Works.

Persaud has been part of Project Art Works since 2014 when he was part of a programme called Creative Interventions.  This solo exhibition features drawing, large paintings and the award winning short film The Mask, filmed backstage at the De La Warr Pavilion with Al Murray, in 2017

Placing himself at the centre of his work, Persaud explores identity through his experience of contemporary life and autism. He is profoundly interested in his body in society as a site of investigation: sneezing, healthcare, hospitals, gangrene, cities, flats, benefits and his independence. Persaud questions his audience about their experiences and body – have you ever had? His work is a direct engagement concerning his, and our, health and care.

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From October 16, 2021
to January 9, 2022

Location: De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill On Sea, TN40 1DP

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