July 27 2017

Charles Russell Speechlys and Somerset House come together to launch the terrace room series

Arts & Culture, UK, Creative Marketing Agency

Octagon client, the International Law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, have announced an exciting new partnership with Somerset House. The Terrace Room Series is a series of free exhibitions, which will profile the work of living artists in one of the most accessible spaces at Somerset House, bringing the public into contact with a diverse and engaging range of creative thinkers.  We’re delighted here at Octagon that we were able to help Charles Russell Speechlys find a property that hit against the outlined criteria and objectives, and hope it will be the start of a winning long-term partnership. Having worked with Delta Airlines on their National Theatre Partnership earlier in the year, as well as assisting accounting firm PWC with their partnership at the Old Vic, we’re really excited to continue helping clients within the growing Arts & Culture Space.

The Terrace Room series provides a platform for artists to develop and amplify the messages within their practice and engage openly with Somerset House’s visitors. Every exhibition in the Charles Russell Speechlys Terrace Room series is free and contributes to an on-going commitment at Somerset House to public access and engagement with arts and culture.

The series will begin with HASSAN HAJJAJ: LA CARAVANE (you can see some of his work in the photo above) a homecoming exhibition of the British-Moroccan artist, showcasing his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures through new and celebrated works. The exhibition will be the first UK solo show of his work in six years, celebrating his playful but political works which fuse traditional North African culture with familiar Western imagery and iconography.  

More exhibitions will be announced in due course.