In 2014, over three million people fled Syria due to the civil unrest; Ahmad was one of them. Artefact met up with the refugee turned entrepreneur and the founder of the Aleppo Supper Club – to talk about life before the war, escaping to the UK and his affinity with home cooking.
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We attend the opening for an exhibition which displays the largest ever collection of Grayson Perry’s early works.
We meet Aloysius Ssali, an LGBT refugee whose personal experience led him to set up the Say It Loud Club.
Meet hair and makeup artist Loz Schiavo who talks about her past, her design process and creating the iconic Peaky cut.
The new exhibition at the Southbank Centre covers more than 70 years of the artist’s career.