Exhibition explores young and old
An exhibition next month will explore the relationship between the older and younger generation.
Ken McCalla, an experienced artist with 25 years under his belt, and Kemi Murphy, a recent art graduate, have joined forces to create the Young Meets Old exhibition.
Their works question ideas about how the generations work together and bring together thoughts about bridging the generation gap in the artwork.
A piece inspired by the 1971 song Grandma's Hands by Bill Withers features in the exhibition, focusing on the themes of strength, love and the passing of wisdom.
In his work Ken asks the question: "When I look at something as simple as a cardboard box do I see the same thing as someone of an older generation - and in turn does an infant view it in a different way? "Are we able to see and think outside our own box?"
Ken and Kemi hope to draw families closer together through the exhibition, produced in a climate in which segregation between the different generations is common in society.
They hope to help close the divide through a series of workshops which will run alongside the exhibition.
Families and friends can make joint creations and play group games, based around the theme of Young Meets Old.
The workshops will be lead by Ken and storyteller Eli Anderson, with assistance from Kemi.
Young Meets Old, May 15-26, Tuesday to Saturday 11am-6pm, Sprout Arts, Moyser Road, Tooting, Admission Free Family art workshops, May 12, 19 and 26, 10am-12.30pm, Sprout Arts, Moyser Road, Tooting, Admission Free, contact 0779953544 or visit sproutarts.com to book