The Commonality of Strangers

Cheriton, Folkestone / October 2015

Watch the film of the conversation between The Commonality of Strangers artist Mahtab Hussain and critic JJ Charlesworth at Strange Cargo Gallery on 31st October 2015 as part of the Museums at Night weekend.

The Commonality of Strangers is an Arts Council England touring exhibition produced by New Art Exchange Nottingham, that reveals powerful stories of UK immigration. The exhibition has travelled to Strange Cargo Gallery in Folkestone where following a short residency, Hussain has created an addition to the series of photographs, working the local Nepalese community connected to the Royal Gurkha Rifles Regiment in the town. The exhibition runs from 24th October to 19th December 2015. Additional support from Shepway District Council.