Karen McLean’s multidisciplinary practice is informed by her experience of growing up in the Caribbean during the 1960s. Through a variety of media, she explores themes of displacement, identity, capitalism and ethics, home, ideologies, modernism and globalisation.
Ahead of her show opening at Brixton’s Block 336 gallery we spoke to Karen about the work she would be exhibiting, her influences and what to working during the lockdown.
To read more about the exhibition and book your free time slot visit Block 336’s website: https://block336.com/exhibitions/karen-mclean-blue-power-arnt-i-a-woman/
We all want to make it.
Make it in our chosen career. Maybe make it big.
Sometimes perhaps just make it to pay day.
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Because we all want to make it – of course – but more than that, we want to Make It in Brixton.