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Michelle Baharier is a critically acclaimed multidisciplinary participatory visual artist. She lives and works in South London and exhibits internationally.

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  • Women in the Frame. talk with award winning artist Michelle Baharier. Wednesday, 14 August.

    Michelle Baharier is an award-winning multi-media artist, graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art and exchange student of the Städelschule Fine Art Academy in Frankfurt, Germany.

    She exhibits widely and her art is held in both public and private collections, including digital portraits in the British Transport Museum and Sound Moves, in the Tate sound archive. Michelle is a recipient of the Glaxo Smith Kline Impact Award and the Julian Sullivan Award for ground-breaking work in the arts.


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  • Fungus Press: present Michelle Baharier, current Fungus Press resident,

    The bill boards are open 24/7


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  • Turf & Fungus Press: present Michelle Baharier, current Fungus Press esident, for a screening of her series of short films ‘The Walkie Talkies’.

    At Whitgift Centre, 46-47 Trinity Court, Croydon CR0 1UQ


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  • Women’s Shout Out, a Poetry Open Mic, Saturday 21, October 3-5pm

    Come and read or come and listen see the show and have some fun


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  • “How do I make you feel?” Solo Exhibition by Michelle Baharier

    Maya Angelou said: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Michelle Baharier’s exhibition explores this narrative. In her body of work entitled ‘How do I make you feel?’ she invites the viewer to gaze at brilliantly coloured faces, encouraging reflection on their own emotional state. Her art addresses the many barriers that she and others face, some due to disability discrimination and prejudice. Her powerful paintings are vibrant, creating emotionally charged pieces, that encourage the viewer to have a dialogue with the images. In this exhibition Baharier is also showcasing a number of portraits of disabled people who have changed society, including Baroness Jane Campbell of Surbiton, a life peer championing and taking forwards legislation to improve disabled people’s rights to lead independent lives.  Baharier has also painted Sue Elsegood, who chained herself to buses also notably stated, ‘We can put a person on the Moon, why can’t we get a wheelchair on a bus?’ Both activists describe themselves as freedom fighters. Other work includes ‘My name is Medusa’ – an image of a women screaming at the top of her voice…


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  • ‘All that is Bright’ – South London Women Artists Art exhibition at The Paxton Centre, 52 Anerley Hill, London SE19 2AE. 2nd-21st

    All that is Bright’ is an eclectic new art exhibition by South London Women Artists, a critically acclaimed collective of over 50 female artists living and working in South London.   Artists: Michelle Baharier, Ky Lewis,  Elena Howard, Janet Tod, Veena Scialo, Dil Vahidova, Emma Eden, Olivia Vesty, Paola Minekov, Karen Piddington, Sue Cox,  Jonny Mc Phee, Helen Trewin and Laura Ward. ’ The Chair Michelle Baharier encourages you to buy art from your heart, as art is like a member of the family it will live with you forever. If a piece makes you smile, cry, or laugh then treat yourself and buy it from someone who you can meet. All works are priced at under £250 offering affordable art for collectors and those looking to buy unique Christmas gifts. Expect brightly coloured original paintings and limited fine art prints!   Contact: For further details,  Info@slwa.co.uk and please see www.southlondonwomenartists.com www.thepaxtoncentre.co.uk  


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