Talk of the town – Oxo Tower exhibitions

Five free exhibitions based on a programme of fashion, community and issue-based exhibitions will be hosted at Oxo Tower Wharf on the South Bank.

Facebook’s Gallery of Groups from February 8 to 11.

From sausage dogs to older than usual skateboarders, Facebook’s first exhibition brings six vibrant communities to life, showcasing how Facebook groups make it easier for people to find passions and interests that they otherwise would not have been able to enjoy due to location or circumstances.

LCF MA18 exhibition: Media and Communication from February, 15 to 18.

London College of Fashion UAL showcases work by some of the UK’s leading creative graduates in photography, costume design, film-making, media production, fashion culture, curation and journalism before they go on to shape every aspect of the fashion industry.

lowres by Ram Shergill, from the London College of Fashion’s

Empowering Women Worldwide from February 28 to March 11.

Photo essays featuring inspiring women from developing countries where CARE International UK’s Lendwithcare initiative operates, illustrating how entrepreneurship empowers small business owners to work their way out of poverty with dignity, providing lasting social change.

The Spiral of Containment: Rape’s Aftermath from March 8 to March 11.

Elisa L Iannacone’s project aims to open up the dialogue revolving around rape and to act as a part of the healing process, allowing fellow survivors to express trauma through art. Featuring 25 rape survivors’ stories and a responsive soundscape, this installation will tackle taboos and allow audiences to become active participants within the environment.

Reframe Dementia from March 15 to 18.

Hosted by Alzheimer’s Research UK, this multimedia exhibition takes on one of the most feared health conditions and looks at it from a different viewpoint, exploring the stories behind it and showcasing the incredible work going on in labs up and down the country to defeat it.

The Oxo Tower Wharf is in Bargehouse Street, South Bank, SE1 9PH.

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