LONDON (Reuters) – From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London exhibition takes a look at the vote that has divided the nation ever since.
Dozens of artworks and newspaper headlines dating from the run-up to when Britons voted to leave the EU are on display at the “Take Back Control” exhibition.
The title reflects a “Leave” campaign slogan, but artworks both in favour of and against staying in the EU are on display along with the media coverage.
“It’s a chance to relive the gut-wrenching excitement of the referendum vote week through newspapers and artivists,” said the exhibition curator and artist, who goes by the single name Bryden.
“It gives us an opportunity to reflect on what’s happening now through what happened then.”
On display are a “Strong and stable my arse” poster by Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller – a refere