Between the Acts Part II: The Brexit Lexicon

Simon Roberts

29 September–27 October

Thu – Sat 12.00 - 18.00-Sun 12.00 - 17.00

The Brexit Lexicon is a newly produced video- installation work that explores the store of metaphors and verbiage that have become the stock in trade of politicians and journalists during the Brexit negotiations. Creating a compendium of the most common terms that have coloured the way Britain / EU have described current political discussions, the lexicon is read out by an anonymous news presenter sat in front of a green-screen and viewed on a television screen.

Alongside the Lexicon, Roberts is displaying a photographic work on street poster sites across the city. Between the Acts, 2018 is an artist poster featuring a photograph of the iconic white cliffs at Seven Sisters in Sussex coupled with a haunting quotation from Virginia Woolf: “They looked at the view; they looked at what they knew, to see if what they knew might perhaps be different today. Most days it was the same” (1941)

‘Brexit will spell the end of British art as we know it. Discuss.' Join Simon Roberts for panel discussion with

Shoair Mavlian, Mahtab Hussain, Natasha Caruana, Michael Lightfoot of Artists for Brexit and Uta Kogelsberger,


0 Regency Town House
10 & 13 Brunswick Square
Hove, BN3 1EH

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