10 January 2017

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16 August 2016

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We Live in the Office: Curator Tour

Join the curator to hear the stories and architectural concepts behind the collection material used in RIBA and Giles Round’s exhibition ‘We Live in the Office’. Join us for an in-depth look into the exhibition concepts exploring the relationship between form and function in architecture through the lens of the façade. This is a chance […]

18 August 2015

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Truth Booth presents: Easycome Unzipped

In the sprit of all things subversive, carnivalesque, collective and raw,Peckham Truth Booth is very proud to present a kaleidoscopic evening of Captain Zip Super-8 cinema and Easycome auditory wonder! The fifth instalment of Easycome’s summer residency at the Truth Booth sees the legendary Captain Zip and the indomitable Hank Dog come together for an evening of Punk […]

12 August 2015

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West Wednesday

West Wednesdays | 2 September 2015 | 6.30pm   West Wednesdays walking art tour returns with a diverse range of art and artists.  On this occasion, we will visit Griffin Gallery, the studio of artist Epoh Beech at ACAVA’s Blechynden Street building and Lacey Contemporary Gallery, a recent arrival to the neighbourhood having just opened […]

10 August 2015

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Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A workshop

Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A., the London-based direct-action feminist performance group, that challenges anti-choice laws in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, will take you for a wander through elements of the history of Irish women in the East End of London. Fleeing starvation and homelessness of 1845-9 Famine, they joined the lowest ranks of the economic ladder as domestics, hawkers or prostitutes. Highlights of the […]

30 July 2015

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Spectrum: A Survey of Artists’ Moving Image – ‘SCRIPT’

//SCRIPT// Spectrum: A survey of artists’ moving image initiated from a want to research and provide a platform for artists currently working with moving image. Spectrum has been formed by an open call with the aim of curating a screening program from the entries received. Our ambition is to tailor the screening events to the […]

30 July 2015

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Sights of Sound

Discover the sounds in our paintings From cannon fire to jangling tambourines and birdsong to rowdy jigs, some paintings in our collection silently suggest sound. Noise may be invisible but that has never discouraged artists from attempting to register it in paint. How can visual records of musical performance and other forms of sound-making inform […]

22 July 2015

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SHOWstudio’s Contemporary Fashion Illustration

SHOWstudio is delighted to present ‘Contemporary Fashion Illustration’, an exhibition showcasing 150 contemporary fashion illustrations by 32 artists. As a key advocate of the discipline, SHOWstudio has commissioned a variety of unique and collectable artworks for our seasonal collections coverage, exhibitied on our Tumblr, and special projects including Illustrating McQueen and Maison Margiela: The Replica […]

16 July 2015

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GPstudio Unveils Kyle Barnes Exhibition in The Arch Window

GPstudio has unveiled its new exhibition in The Arch Window – the unique exhibition space at its Southwark offices: the extraordinary ‘Faces’ series by hyperrealist painter, Kyle Barnes. Gpstudio is drawing crowds outside The Arch Window – the unique exhibition space at its Southwark offices – thanks to its extraordinary new Faces exhibition of hyperrealist […]

14 July 2015

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Filmarmalade & Marmalade Presents Sasha Litvintseva, Hannah Catherine Jones & Idit Elia Nathan

Filmarmalade and Marmalade are proud to present a new film by Sasha Litvintseva, an operatic performance by Hannah Catherine Jones and a book launch by Idit Elia Nathan.

13 July 2015

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MUSTER AND HUSH

A free full day of Nordic Larps (Live Action Role-play) at Siobhan Davies Dance Studios for new and experienced players alike, exploring collective silence and non-verbal physical story telling. MUSTER AND HUSH marks the second part of a Parade for Peckham research project by the artist Adam James in association with MOCA London.  THE LARPS: […]

10 July 2015

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Upstairs Art Gallery Launch: ‘Brixton Calling’

A charity arts event about Brixton for Brixtoners. The Brixton area is swimming with creativity, from actors, musicians and comedians to visual artists and designers. With funding cuts currently prevalent in the arts and the need to create a platform for emerging talent, we are uniting in this event to celebrate the area and its […]

9 July 2015

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Marc Quinn – Making Waves + Q&A

A year in the life of taboo-busting British artist, Marc Quinn. This energetic fly-on-the-wall documentary delves into the nature of creativity that gave form to one of the UK’s best known and most controversial artists. With fans like Elton John, Tommy Hilfiger and Lionel Ritchie, artist Marc Quinn is an international superstar. He rose to prominence as one of the YBA’s […]

2 July 2015

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An Evening of Live Music with artists Larry Achiampong, Julien Bayle and Evan Ifekoya

Programme From 6-8pm the exhibition Curators’ Series #8. All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm will remain open for a special late viewing 8pm: Doors open for An Evening of Live Music 8.30pm: Evan Ifekoya presents a new performance, interweaving a post-lyrical rhythmn’n’bass soundtrack with a story of nightlife told live through twitter 9.30pm: Larry Achiampong DJs a selection of High Life […]

2 July 2015

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Shoulders of Giants, a project by Shen Xin

Shoulders of Giants appropriates and extends the model of a symposium through animation, performance and projection. The invited speakers will animate creatures derived from Shan HaiJing (Also known as The Classics of Mountains and Seas, C4th BC) as they speak, discuss and conduct Q&A. The event seeks to investigate the strategies that artists, theorists and critics employ […]

27 June 2015

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The Bermondsey Art Trail

Join the Bermondsey Art Trail. The event is free, no booking required. Artists, open studios, galleries, cinema and live performaers all welcome you. Simply turn u and take advantage of our guided tours who can open doors to Bermondsey’s hidden gems, with informal talks by artists and curators, plus some exciting short art film screenings […]

26 June 2015

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Amanda Schiff: Hermaion (Event Series)

Saturday 4th July | OPEN AFTERNOON | 2-5pm To celebrate the opening of ‘HERMAION: Happy Accident, Lucky Find’ the gallery will be open from 2-5pm, with no need to book an appointment to view. Thursday 16th July | ARTIST IN CONVERSATION | 7pm Artist, writer and filmmaker Amanda Schiff wil be in conversation with award-winning […]

26 June 2015

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Holly Blakey: Some Greater Class

In August 2015 Hales Gallery London is delighted to invite Choreographer and Director Holly Blakey to present Some Greater Class, a newly imagined live performance work exploring the complexities and contradictions of contemporary performance and its context. Conceived as a site responsive work, Some Greater Class sees Blakey collaborate with teams of dancers, musicians, videographers and producers to […]

24 June 2015

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when the terror has ended the victims will dance

The Terror of the French Revolution is coming to an end. A group of young aristocrats meet in secret : to dance and to mourn. As they re-enact the history of the guillotine, they attempt to come to terms with the loss of their families. And to assert their belief that the days of the […]

23 June 2015

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Phoebe English with Lily Raptor | NOW Later

Phoebe English’s Book Launch Venue: NOW Gallery, Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 0SQ Thursday 16 July, 6-9pm FREE Phoebe English with Lily Raptor Venue: NOW Gallery, Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 0SQ Thursday 16 July, 6-9pm FREE The evening will be a continuation and a re-interpretation of the Phoebe English exhibition through live performance; There will be […]

22 June 2015

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North – Volume 1 (Publication Launch)

The  Photographers Gallery presents UCLan’s new publishing project North is a decisive challenge to the traditional degree show model that relies on gallery display as default. The printed publication will act as a showcase of new graduate work that engages with a broad range of subject matter and practical approaches. Volume 1 is an 84-page publication […]

22 June 2015

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Creative Debuts: Showcase VI

Showcase VI sees the continuation of the exhibition series that has been taking Whitechapel Gallery’s First Thursday’s by storm. Alongside The Office Group, Creative Debuts have established The Black and White Building on Rivington Street as the East London home of the brightest undiscovered artists. Creative Debuts is a universal platform for emerging artists to broadcast, […]

19 June 2015

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Martin Creed: Words And Music

Simultaneously subtle and spectacular, austere and playful, the artist joins theZabludowicz Collection for a part performance, part talk delivered in his own highly original style. Expect the unexpected. The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician Martin Creed will talk about his work and perform tracks from his second and newly released album Mind Trap. Over the past two-and-a-half […]

17 June 2015

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Digging the Unconscious

Small-scale participatory archaeological dig ‘The psychoanalyst, like the archaeologist, must uncover layer after layer of the patient’s psyche, before coming to the deepest, most valuable treasures’. Sigmund Freud. In the closing sequence of ‘Totemic Smoke’ 2013, performance artist lili Spain stands facing the door at 20 Maresfield Garden; bucket, spade and cigar in hand, having […]

10 June 2015

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Upstairs Art Gallery: ‘Gini in a Bottle’ by Gil Mualem Doron

The mix media collage series “Gini in a Bottle” deals with social inequality, multiculturalism and radical art. It features manipulated images from Reclaim Brixton event in April 2015, as well as the protest against HSBC and other capitalist institutions. The series “Gini in a Bottle” collages are composed of skyscrapers, cityscapes of Canary Wharf, images […]

8 June 2015

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Hawks Road Open Studios 2015

Hawks Road Summer Open Studios in connection with SAOS and KAOS. 30+ artists working in a variety of disciplines, ceramicists, painters, installation artists, printers and more, at one location open their doors to the public.  All welcome!

5 June 2015

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Thomas Goddard | Standpoint Futures Event | An Interview with Thomas Goddard

(Tom was asked to send some thoughts about his time at Standpoint and the event on 10th June. This is his response, unedited.)   It is always about a line between fact and fiction. What is the truth? You can’t handle the truth! Oh don’t start that again… It’s looking at the idea of representing […]

5 June 2015

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Live Event: Gardens of Illusion

Join us for a special live sonic performance and late opening of Corinne Silva’s exhibition Garden State with composer and sound artist Toby Wiltshire. Offering an unexpected view on gardening, Garden State comprises photographic and sound installations exploring Israel’s suburban gardens, parks and public places. Silva explores what gardening might represent in the context of Israel’s contemporary colonisation of Palestinian territories […]