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Anna dances to Bhangra beat at Art Vinyl Exhibition in Broadway Market. Saturday 28th July.

The Art of Bhangra is part of From Soho Road to the Punjab a groundbreaking visual arts exhibition. For the first time in the an exhibition has been produced charting the rise and rise of Bhangra; the drum-driven music and dance from the Punjab which is now heard on streets and on dancefloors throughout the UK.

The exhibition  comprises album sleeves, period photography, promotional art and rare examples of print media from the British Asian media explosion that spread the Bhangra sound across the world. The narrative panels of "From Soho Road to the Punjab" explore the Bhangra phenomenon in an inclusive and accessible manner, showcasing the stories of pioneering individuals who have championed the UK Bhangra scene. Our "exhibition champions", such as journalist and DJ Boy Chana, Kash from Aaj Khal, San-j sanj from Xecutive Soundz, Sheni Ravji from G.M.M.A.Z. and Alaap stalwart Kalyan, have allowed us unique access to their personal collections and never-before-seen photographs and archives. 

 This Special Exhibition showcases leading pioneer and legend of the bhangra scene San-j Sanjs favourite 50 bhangra sleeves, get ready to go down memory lane and view Bhangra record sleeves that were, innovative, cheesy and graphically outstanding.

Unit 10, 13 Broadway Market, London E8 4PH

July 17th to September 22nd, this exhibition can also be seen at: The Brunei Gallery, London, WC1H 0XG. Website: http://www.soas.ac.uk/gallery/sohoroad/home.html

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