In pictures: Things Fall Apart

Part of Calvert 22’s Red Africa season, which examines the legacy of cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries during the Cold War, this exhibition draws together film, photography, propaganda, and public art to explore this theme

Soviet poster from 1920, part of the Wayland Rudd Archive. Courtesy of Yevgeniy

Here, we give you a sneak preview of the exhibition...

Soviet poster from 1932, part of the Wayland Rudd Archive. (Courtesy of Yevgeniy Fiks)

 

Jo Ractliffe, Triptych II, mural portraits depicting Fidel Castro, Agostinho Neto and Leonid Brezhnev, painted on the wall of a house in Viriambundo, Angola, c1975. © Jo Ractliffe. (Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town-Johannesburg)

 

Soviet poster from 1933, part of the Wayland Rudd Archive. (Courtesy of Yevgeniy Fiks)

 

Soviet poster from 1967, part of the Wayland Rudd Archive. (Courtesy of Yevgeniy Fiksjpg)

 

Jo Ractliffe, Triptych III, mural portraits depicting Fidel Castro, Agostinho Neto and Leonid Brezhnev, painted on the wall of a house in Viriambundo, Angola, c1975 © Jo Ractliffe. (Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town-Johannesburg)

Things Fall Apart opens at the Calvert 22 Foundation, London on 4 February and will run until 3 April 2016. To find out more, click here

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