Art The Arms Fair Bomb Sale

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Saturday 11 September 2021 - Friday 17 September 2021
All day

50 Brook Street W1K 5DR
50 Brook Street

As the ExCel Centre throws its doors open yet again to sell guns, tanks and killer drones, Art The Arms Fair will be setting up shop on Mayfair’s Brook Street selling editions and products by a fantastic roster of artists – stay tuned for more info.
In partnership with Art Represent and Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT).
As part of this year’s exhibition, and to mark the nomination of CAAT and Mwatana for Human Rights for the Nobel Peace Prize, the exhibition will also feature 12 portraits by acclaimed photographer Cindy Sasha, commissioned by CAAT, celebrating CAAT’s many campaigners and supporters and their landmark ongoing legal case challenging arms sales to Saudi which have had a devastating effect in Yemen.
The portraits are also accompanied by a short film, produced by Siana Bangura, edited by Chloe Deakin and narrated by Amina Atiq.  The film will premier on CAAT’s YouTube channel at 7pm on Saturday 11th September after CAAT Universities’ Digital Conference at the Gates.
Photographer Cindy Sasha says:
‘As an observer I see many portraits of neoliberal figures displayed as icons trying to save the planet.  I feel as a photographer it is my duty to take portraits of the real heroes, who are never seen or spoken about, who campaign tireless for humanity.  I am so honoured to have photographed these incredible activists for CAAT who have been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.  These portraits will hopefully highlight their work and the Yemen community within the UK who are affected by the UK and oversea actions of arms trade.’
For more information, visit: (@artthearmsfair)| (@caatuk)