Pilar Corrias Eastcastle Street opens ‘Twenty Thousand Years of Fire and Snow’ by Sedrick Chisom

Pilar Corrias Eastcastle Street opens ‘Twenty Thousand Years of Fire and Snow’ by Sedrick Chisom

Pilar Corrias is presenting an exhibition of new work by Sedrick Chisom, running 15 July – 21 August 2021 at the Eastcastle Street gallery. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK, showing paintings and drawings portraying a post-apocalyptic America. Sitting within the Afrofuturist tradition, Chisom’s imagined future is a mystical, speculative narrative which considers the histories of racism and otherness. In Chisom’s world all people of colour have elected to leave earth, while the remaining white people have become subject to a disease which is altering the pigmentation of their skin. These remaining peoples are divided into two opposing groups, one a set of military alliances who bear resemblances to American Civil War soldiers as well as contemporary alt-right groups. They are grappling to assert their superior
Pilar Corrias is presenting an exhibition of new work by Sedrick Chisom, running 15 July – 21 August 2021 at the Eastcastle Street gallery. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK, showing paintings and drawings portraying a post-apocalyptic America. Sitting within the Afrofuturist tradition, Chisom’s imagined future is a mystical, speculative narrative which considers the histories of racism and otherness. In Chisom’s world all people of colour have elected to leave earth, while the remaining white people have become subject to a disease which is altering the pigmentation of their skin. These remaining peoples are divided into two opposing groups, one a set of military alliances who bear resemblances to American Civil War soldiers as well as contemporary alt-right groups. They are grappling to assert their superior