Somerset House Studios

Block Universe present Zadie Xa

Thu 01 Jun 2017
Lancaster Rooms
New Wing

Block Universe returns with a new commission by Zadie Xa in partnership with Somerset House Studios.

Creating an immersive environment for performance for the Lancaster Rooms, Xa's work interrogates Eurocentric perceptions of Asian identity and otherness through a fantastical over-layering of cultural references, often invoking the supernatural.

Zadie Xa was born in Vancouver Canada and currently lives in London UK. She received an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2014 and a BFA at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2007.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Block Universe is supported by Arts Council England and Gaia Foundation.