Ane Hjort Guttu presents two film works at the South London Gallery

For her first solo show in the UK, Norwegian artist Ane Hjort Guttu presents two film works, each one set within a different educational setting: a primary school and an art school. Time Passes, from which the exhibition takes its name, is a new work, co-commissioned by the SLG with Bergen Kunsthall where Hjort Guttu is the 2015 Bergen International Festival artist. It continues her investigation into issues of power, freedom and the role of art and artists within political systems. Also shown is an earlier film, Freedom Requires Free People, 2011, which documents a child’s reflections on the restrictive nature of rules and regulations within his daily life at school. Freedom Requires Free People, 2011, follows a documentary format to explore issues of freedom and ownership of public space from the perspective of a primary school child who considers school to be

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