Adam Lewis Jacob, 'Wheeze'

1 — 31 July 2023

Adam Lewis Jacob, ‘Wheeze’, 2021. Courtesy of the artists.

Wheeze’ is an animation by artist Adam Lewis Jacob and illustrator and animator Jason Kerley that creates a critical and satirical take on British life, work and leisure and the values and politics that inform it, reinterpreting political cartoonist Steve Bell’s Penguin character into a surreal and psychedelic animation.

Adam Lewis Jacob

Adam Lewis Jacob is an artist and filmmaker and is one of the founding members of Céline, an artist-run exhibition space in Glasgow. His work has been screened and exhibited at Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Kochi-Murizis Biennale (India), Studio 55 (South Korea) and LUX (London).

Image description: An animated penguin lies on top of a photograph of an empty aquarium filled with trash on the pavement.

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