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7pm

Please join us for this in conversation event with artist Pio Abad and Gasworks' exhibitions curator Robert Leckie, during which they will discuss the development of Some Are Smarter Than Others* and place Abad’s work in context.

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Pio Abad (b. 1983, Manila, Philippines) lives and works in London. Abad's recent solo exhibitions include: Every Tool is a Weapon if You Hold it Right, Silverlens Gallery, Manila (2013) and For Anti-Imperialist Solidarity, Peace and Friendship, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2013). His group exhibitions include: Pre-pop to Post-human: Collage in the Digital Age, A Hayward Touring Exhibition (2014); Market Forces: The Friction of Opposites, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong (2013); A Conspiracy of Detail, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow (2013); Glasgow International 2012 and London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012).

*The title of the exhibition, the imagery of the octopus and the cover of the booklet are taken from Some are Smarter than Others: The History of Marcos’ Crony Capitalism by Ricardo Manapat, 1991. The holders of the copyright have given permission for Gasworks to use this material. No part of this material may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the permission of the copyright holder.