Peace & Love

From this Saturday 22 July to 18 August 2017, the Saatchi Gallery is delighted to present the first UK exhibition of Her Highness Sheikha Khawla Bint Ahmed Bin Khalifa Al Suwaidi’s poetry, Peace and Love, which will feature glowing examples of Andalusian-Arabic calligraphy inspired by her verse. Her Highness was born into a household that held…

Intimate Strangers

Chris Parkinson and Jimmy McGee (lead singer of the Bobby McGee’s) first met in 2005 whilst heckling at poetry nights. Together they set up the world’s first Poetry Brothel, which caused a furore as part of the 2007 Brighton Festival and went on to beat Gordon Brown to a Best Literature Award. The Bobby McGee’s’…