False Flags accompanied, inside Dora House, Polly Morgan's First Plinth: Public Art Commission 2021 OPEN! CHANNEL FLOW! on the
Polly Morgan’s new work explores appropriation in the animal world; how colour, pattern and iridescence are used to dazzle and misdirect. New painted snakeskin-textured sculptures explore the politicisation of bodily adornments by drawing parallels between military and cultural warfare.
These themes are interpreted further by Leena Similu who makes anthropomorphic pots inspired by the masks of Cameroon, her mother’s homeland. We are delighted to be showing her work for the first time in the UK.