indigo+madder is a London-based art gallery with a special focus on contemporary art from South Asia and its diaspora.
We organise curated exhibitions in collaboration with emerging and mid-career artists, from the region and beyond, with a view towards generating impactful cross-cultural discourse.
Enclave 5, 50 Resolution Way
Haroun Hayward: Too Nice, Play it Twice18 March - 19 June 2021indigo+madder is excited to announce its first solo exhibition with Haroun Hayward, Too Nice, Play it Twice. The new series of paintings, made over the past one year, incorporate a diverse range of cultural references and explore our relationships with domestic spaces, the pursuit of personal joy, and construction of cultural identity. In these new works, Hayward examines how his own sense of self and personal history is tied to the domestic realm. He turns his attention to objects, experiences and memories, to closely observe the lived experience of home, and consider it as a site for creative practice and cultural identity. The title of the exhibition comes from a playful phrase, originally used by pirate radio DJs in the 90's, before playing a popular tune again. The reference is an acknowledgment of the important role played by various genres of music in shaping the visual language of Hayward's work....