Sonya Dyer

VENUE

TBC

TIME

6pm-3am

MEDIUM

Film

ABOUT THE WORK

Sonya Dyer will present a new moving image commission inspired by the mis-remembered Greek myth of Andromeda. Andromeda, the Ethiopian princess whose beauty enraged the Greek Gods – and who became both a constellation and a galaxy – takes a central role in the work, inviting the audience to radically reimagine the history and potential of Space travel.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Sonya Dyer lives and works in London. Dyer is an artist and writer. Previous exhibitions and projects include Rewriting the Future (Site Gallery, Sheffield 2019), Or, Dark Fecundity (Centre for Afrofuturist Studies, Iowa City, 2018) and The Claudia Jones Space Station (BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gateshead, 2017). Sonya is currently a resident of Somerset House Studios.

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EXTRA INFO

Commissioned by Art Night and Somerset House. Supported by the Adonyeva Foundation.

TBC

London, UK

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