Maud Sutler’s exhibtion was shown in Rivington place. Sutler is an award wining artist who is Scottish and Ghanaian heritage who lived in britain. Her art has been acquired by numerous private and public collections in london. The exploration of the continuing presence of Africa in Europe was one of her principal themes, explored through her art in a variety of media: text, photography, sound and performance.her work ‘syrcas’ (1993) is a reminder of what is its like to live in racial time. ‘Maud sutlers syrcas’ (1993) addresses the presents of people of african descents in Europe during the 1930s and 40s and highlights the missing people during the holocaust. her work presents the history of race,most of her photographs were displayed on black frames.she made small photomontages that were enlarged into the exhibition .in the photomontage the images are cut out of the books and journals.The artist juxtaposes images of african masks and objects that were overlaid onto a range of european pictures and photographs which include painting and landscapes .which seemed like a cultural collide.
As multi-layered collage works, the photomontages’ visual tropes are intimately the raw montage of the various visual elements serves as reference to children’s scrapbooks.