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LEICESTER

Attenborough Arts Centre

Faiza Butt

Paracosm

FAIZA BUTT, Moderate Fantasy Violence, 2012, 

Ink on polyester film mounted on lightbox, 84.1 x 59.4 cm. 

Courtesy New Art Exchange, Nottingham. 

Faiza Butt is an artist with all the accoutrements of a settled life who remains in search of belonging. Butt has continually responded to the displacement caused by faraway wars and the ongoing search for safe havens. For her, the clarion call to state one’s belonging rings louder than ever. “Paracosm,” the artist’s recent show at Attenborough Arts Centre, beautifully staged her recurring

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