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Sharon Hayes' first exhibition in a UK public gallery. Looking at queer and feminist archives in the US and UK, Hayes has re-staged some of the most affective forms of material she has encountered in a new large-scale installation and five-channel film.

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Sharon Hayes (b.1970 Baltimore, US) uses photography, film, video, sound and performance to examine the intersections between the personal and the political. Drawing particular attention to the language of twentieth-century protest groups; Hayes invites viewers and participants to re-experience moments of political and cultural oppression by staging protests, delivering speeches, and …

Sharon Hayes (b.1970 Baltimore, US) uses photography, film, video, sound and performance to examine the intersections between the personal and the political. Drawing particular attention to the language of twentieth-century protest groups; Hayes invites viewers and participants to re-experience moments of political and cultural oppression by staging protests, delivering speeches, and re-performing demonstrations.

For her commission at Studio Voltaire, her first in a UK institution, Hayes will look specifically at queer and feminist archives in the US and UK which document gay rights, and …