Bob Marley One Love Experience

Legendary reggae star Bob Marley is the subject of the Saatchi Galleries latest blockbuster exhibition. Peter Gray reports.

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Hot on the heels of the opening of the new Bob Marley musical, Get Up, Stand Up, comes news of a ten week exhibition devoted to the star. The Bob Marley One Love Experience will showcase a selection of previously unseen photos and memorabilia from the singer as it immerses audiences ‘in a journey through his lifestyle, passions, influences and enduring legacy.’

“Venture through the One Love Forest, visit the Soul Shakedown Studio and delve into the multi-sensory experience celebrating one of the world’s most beloved and unifying musical figures” says the website of the event.

The experience will begin in the One Love Music Room where visitors will be able to soak up the positive vibrations and feast on a of Marley memorabilia including lyric sheets, awards, photos and one of the world’s largest collections of vinyl records commemorating the legendary singer.

The One Love Forest is up next. Here, visitors will be plunged into a ‘lush, immersive landscape with the visual backdrop of the Marley songbook to accompany it. “Enjoy a swing in the forest or just the take in the scents and sounds” says the One Love Experience website of the facility.

Finally, Marley fans will be able to take a trip to the Soul Shakedown Studio where the party really starts to fire. A unique silent disco, the Studio will offer visitors a chance to lose themselves in a jamming reggae party.

The One Love Experience will also feature the Concrete Jungle Street Art Expo, which will showcase a selection of Marley focused artworks from fans. The Expo will also feature art from the world famous artist Mr. Brainwash. The more artistic visitors will also have a chance to submit their own Marley inspired art to be included in the exhibit.

The Beautiful Life Zone, meanwhile, will celebrate all of Bobs passions from soccer to family in a game room setting. Finally, the Next Gen Zone, will highlight Marley’s legacy by featuring the work of his widow Rita, his children, and grandchildren. Guests will be invited to leave their own messages of peace and inclusivity on the One Love Tree.

The Bob Marley One Love Experience will run from Wednesday the 2nd of February until Monday the 18th of April 2022. More information about the exhibition can be found here.

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What: music exhibition
When: 2 Feb - 18 Apr 22
Where: Chelsea
Website: Bob Marley Exp