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10 – 22 OCTOBER

LOOK UP // NIKOS PAPADOPOULOS // PLASTICOBILISM A high impact, large scale outdoor visual arts exhibition on the exteriors of selected buildings across Portsmouth’s cityscape. setting up the figurines to be a thought-provoking and occasionally challenging comment on current refugee and asylum seeker issues. The dioramas are then photographed and posted to an international network of over 30,000 followers on the Plasticobilism fan page. Follow the map around the city and Look Up to discover Nikos’s artworks. Further works from the Plasticobilism series will be exhibited in The Container Project (pg 1) from 17 – 22 October.

ART TALK THURS 20 OCTOBER 5PM – 6PM THE CONTAINER PROJECT, ELDON BUILDING COURTYARD, FACULTY OF CREATIVE AND CULTURAL INDUSTRIES, WINSTON CHURCHILL AVENUE, UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH PO1 2DJ

In 2013, Nikos Papadopoulos was playing with his eldest son John-Marios. “We were pretending to go to bed using Playmobil – and it gave me the idea to recreate scenes not only about home life, but the whole of society,” he says.

Join Aspex’s Exhibitions and Gallery Manager, Tony Spencer and the Journeys Festival International team for an Art Talk, sharing more about the work of Nikos Papadopoulos. In partnership with

Since then, the 36-year-old comedy writer from Thessaloniki has become a celebrated artist in his home country of Greece and on the international stage. Nikos approaches the work like a satirist –

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