Strangers to ourselves I 2004.

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Artists from left to right clockwise: Sonia Boyce, Pavel Buchler and Frances Hegarty, Adrian Paci, Ursula Biemann.

Strangers to ourselves is a contemporary visual arts project whose form reflects its subject matter: migration, dislocation and exile. The exhibition has been devised to encompass the stretch of coast running along the South East of England and involves more than 13 galleries and public spaces- one attached to a municipal library, another to a tourist information centre, three museums, two hospitals, and works that exist beyond the confines of the gallery. Conceived on an ambitious scale it is an exhibition that perhaps no-one will see in its entirety.