10 October 2014

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The ‘Wiener Methode der Bildstatistik’

Christopher Burke, co-editor of the book Isotype: design and contexts, 1925–1971 (2013), will talk about the pictorial language developed by Otto Neurath and his colleagues. As co-founder of the Vienna Circle, Neurath had many talents but he never claimed to be an artist. Yet he was a kind of graphic designer, developing the Vienna Method of Pictorial […]

10 October 2014

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Tenderflix 2014

Tenderflix is an annual experimental film festival oerganised by Tenderpixel. A distinguished jury selected a shortlist of eleven films for the 2014 Tenderflix Prize. The shortlisted films will be screened during the opening night and the first prize of £500 will be announced. In 2014 the Tenderflix jury members include artist Omer Fast; artist and […]

9 October 2014

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Voodoo Hopscotch present House Of Voodoo @ Folkestone Triennial Fringe 2014

A night of performance, film and the arcane. For the Folkestone Triennial, curators Danny Pockets, The Nine Crows and Ewan Golder have spent a year organising, re-arranging and fine tuning what should be a highpoint of this years Triennial. Radical, thought provoking, beautiful, visceral, and necessary. A collection of vital artists from the world of […]

9 October 2014

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Artist Talk with Phil Sanders

Artist Talk with Phil Sanders On Tuesday 14th October we’re excited to be welcoming artist and Master Printer Phil Sanders to the studio! Phil Sanders is the founder of PS Marlowe Inc., a consulting firm and publisher of fine art projects based in Brooklyn, NY & Asheville, NC. He was the COO of The Elizabeth Foundation […]

9 October 2014

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Black Swan Arts Aopen 2014

Black Swan Arts is now inviting submissions to the 2014 Arts Open competition and exhibition. The competition is in its 12th year and will encompass a diverse range of works including painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, jewellery, print, photography and digital media. The Open attracts some of the best contemporary artists and makers working in the […]

8 October 2014

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Extinction Marathon: Visions of the Future

On the weekend of 18 and 19 October – during the Frieze Art Fair – Serpentine Galleries presents the Extinction Marathon, the ninth in the Galleries’ yearly Marathon series. Artists, writers, scientists, film-makers, choreographers, theorists and musicians explore the complex and timely topic of extinction through talks, conversations, performances and screenings. Both a reflexive overview […]

8 October 2014

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Beginners Guide To Contemporary Art 2014

Ben Street will be running The Art World Unpacked from 28 July – 1 August 2014. The Art World Unpacked offers a consolidated introduction to Contemporary Art in London. The course is spread over five sessions and costs £200.  Ben Street is a lecturer and educator at various galleries including the National Gallery, Tate Modern […]

8 October 2014

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Ben Rivers in Conversation with Gareth Evans

Kate MacGarry is pleased to present a new film by Ben Rivers in his third exhibition at the gallery. Things is a lyrical analysis of the objects we gather around us, split into sections loosely based on the seasons. Rivers’ films are, typically, intimate portrayals of solitary beings or isolated communities. In Things however, he turns his attention to […]

8 October 2014

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The Power Of Art

What is the power of art? What can art do? Can art deliver a social message, or any messages at all?Can art influence people’s thinking and action? If so, how powerful is it? The human brain responds to beautiful art work, according to the findings of Professor Semir Zeki, Professor of Neuroaesthetics at University College […]

7 October 2014

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Screening: Film Material Soup & LUX13

Castlefield Gallery are pleased to be hosting a
joint screening and critical dialogue by Film Material Soup (Manchester) and LUX13 (London). LUX13 consists of 15 artists who came together in May 2013 to form Critical Forum London 2013-14: a discussion group initiated by LUX offering a monthly meeting space for 12 months to artists working with […]

7 October 2014

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Imre Kiralfy of Earl’s Court: from Showman to Impresario

Prior to the opening of our current exhibition, The Future Rewound & The Cabinet Of Souls, artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke asked The Mosaic Rooms to look into the history of the building. The building was discovered to be the former residence of Imre Kiralfy, the man responsible for many of the grand exhibitions at Earls Court, […]

7 October 2014

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New Architecture Narratives

Spanish architect, thinker awarded with a Silver Lyon at last year’s Venice Biennale Andrés Jaque will be giving a talk and responding to a Q&A with Canadian urban designer and writer Brendan Cormier at the Barbican at 7pm next Thursday the 9th of October.  What are the borders of architecture? How has the discipline evolved to face the non-stop challenges […]

7 October 2014

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Open Call to Artists for Griffin Gallery and QEST Collaborative Exhibition

Open Call to Artists for Griffin Gallery and QEST Collaborative Exhibition The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) and Griffin Gallery are delighted to announce a collaborative exhibition opening as part of London Craft Week, 6 – 10 May 2015.  Inspired by the core programme of this year’s London Craft Week, ‘London’s Hidden Craft’, the exhibition […]

7 October 2014

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Face to Face: Portrait Prints from the Clifford Chance art collection

Exhibiting artists Moyna Flannigan, Tom Hammmick and Alesssandro Raho discuss contemporary portraiture and the print with Sir John Soane’s Museum’s exhibition curator Jerzy Kirkuc-Bielinski. Venue: Royal College of Surgeons

6 October 2014

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Film Screening | ‘Child’s Pose’ by C. Netzer

The Romanian Cultural Centre in London presentsChild’s Pose  by Calin Netzer ……………………………………………………………………………………………Wednesday , 22 October | 7:00 – 9:30 PM | Manchester Square, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1H 6EQAdmission Free | RSVP at bookings@romanianculturalcentre.org.uk……………………………………………………………………………………………. Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, Child’s Pose is one of the latest international successes of the New Wave Romanian Cinema. Written by Razvan Radulescu and directed by Calin Peter Netzer, this psychological drama is a […]

6 October 2014

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Artist’s Talk Nadia & Timo Kaabi-Linke

Nadia and Timo Kaabi-Linke will be in conversation with cultural scientist Dr Falko Schmieder to discuss Nadia’s first UK solo exhibition, The Future Rewound & The Cabinet of Souls, currently on at The Mosaic Rooms. This exhibition is formed in two parts, both inspired by the history of the gallery’s building, which more than a century ago […]

6 October 2014

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Culture Now: Nadia Kaabi-Linke

On the opening day of her first UK solo show, The Future Rewound & The Cabinet of Souls, Nadia Kaabi-Linke discusses her varied practice with the director of Open Eye Gallery, Lorenzo Fusi. Kaabi-Linke’s work relates to the way geography and politics inform the identity of both the individual and collective society. Her mixed-media installations question invisible […]

6 October 2014

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Animal Madness: How anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us to understan

29 October 20147pm Animal Madness: How anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us to understand ourselves Author’s Talk: Laurel Braitman Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by looking at physical differences in Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons. Alfred Russell Wallace investigated a range of creatures in the Malay Archipelago. Laurel Braitman got […]

6 October 2014

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PROJECTIONS: Beyond Love And Death On The Silver Screen

27 October 2014 – 1 December 2014Mondays 7-9pm PROJECTIONS: Beyond Love And Death On The Silver Screen Six week evening course Eros, the Ancient Greek word for romantic love, is a key concept in psychoanalytic theory. Influenced by Plato’s Symposium, where love leads to contemplation of the divine, Sigmund Freud named Eros as the life […]

6 October 2014

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Contemporary Art and the Freud Museum

23 October 20142pm Contemporary Art and the Freud Museum Dr Joanne Morra – part of Inside Out Festival 2014 The Freud Museum London is internationally recognized as one of the most important sites for the history of psychoanalysis. Perhaps less well-known is the fact that over the past 25 years it has hosted over 70 […]

6 October 2014

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PSYCHOANALYSIS, TRAUMA AND MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH

PSYCHOANALYSIS, TRAUMA AND MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH Day Conference at The Anna Freud Centre 18 October 20149.30am – 5.00pm Military conflict and its psychological consequences has been an important  factor in the development of psychiatry and psychoanalysis in the 20th century, and the treatment of casualties of war have led to a new understanding of complex trauma. This important […]

6 October 2014

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Mildly Erotic Verse

2 December 20147pm (doors open at 6pm) Mildly Erotic Verse Freud and Eros Late Opening – Poetry and Discussion Join the Emma Press for an evening of poetry inspired by The Emma Press Anthology of Mildly Erotic Verse. Three poets will read poems which celebrate human sexuality in all its messy, sexy glory and explore […]

6 October 2014

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Sex Versus Survival: The Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein

24 November 20147pm – doors open at 6.30pm Sex Versus Survival: The Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein Author’s Talk: John Launer Who was Sabina Spielrein? Her dramatic life story is most famous for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, dramatised in the film A Dangerous Method starring Keira Knightley. Yet she was a woman who overcame […]

6 October 2014

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Isabel’s Piano

19 November 20147pm – doors open at 6.30pm Isabel’s Piano Screening and dicussion with Nicola Stephanie and Mary Wild A new film by Nicola Stephanie (British, born 1981), Isabel’s Piano (60 minutes) is a portrait of the artist’s uncle Steven. Furthering Stephanie’s exploration of body and space in relation to the camera, the film makes a quiet […]

6 October 2014

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The Roots of Prejudice

15 November 2014 THE ROOTS OF PREJUDICE Day Conference at The Anna Freud Centre We all experience the impulse to be prejudiced as one of the inevitable consequences of developing a ‘sense of self’. Forged within primary relationships, our sense of ‘who we are’ is always emotionally loaded and involves ambivalent relationships with ‘others’. The […]

6 October 2014

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NOW Cinema

Unshore: The Artists’ Thames 31st Oct 14 The opening artists’ short film programmes at NOW cinema will focus on the essential qualities of the gallery’s location, being in London, close to the river and part of the capital’s changing property landscape. Three linked screenings will show how artists have dealt with the city’s history, fluid […]

6 October 2014

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NOW Later

Breather Doug Foster —31st Oct 14 Breather exploits a rarely used stereoscopic technique to immerse the viewer in a mesmerising scene of desperation that appears to take place within the water-filled confines of a rusty steel-plate box. It is part sculpture, part film and part optical illusion. Its cyclical, mantra-like narrative counterpoints human frailty with human […]

2 October 2014

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Cabaret and Sensual Art

Join us for an evening of performance with a variation of different acts spanning from Cabaret to Performance Art and Burlesque. If you’re looking for an evening filled with excitement and energy with themed painting’s and sculptures come along.

1 October 2014

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ARTiculations – Blink by Simon Boswell

Although best known for his distinctly provocative film scores, that reflect musical  influences from around the globe, composer and producer, Simon Boswell  has always explored the subtext between cultures, music, film and imagery.  His most seriously ambitious project over the past 12 years is Blink a multimedia installation that uses moving  images of world leaders, […]

30 September 2014

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World Mental Health Day

GV Art gallery, London and the SHARP gallery are delighted to be working in partnership to celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2014. This year the theme is living with schizophrenia, and we are raising awareness by hosting a series of events and talks throughout the day to celebrate and explore wellbeing and […]

30 September 2014

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Cultural Regeneration or Gentrification? Round Table debate with Institute of Ideas & Bow Arts

The Institute of Ideas in partnership with the Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust hosts: A Round Table Debate: Cultural Regeneration or Gentrification? Speakers: Alan Miller, CEO of the Vibe Bar; Feargus O’Sullivan, Journalist at Atlantic Media Magazine Citylab; Emma Dent-Coad, Leader of the Labour Group at London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as well as […]

29 September 2014

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“HOW THE PAST PUSHES ITS WAY INTO THE PRESENT” with Dr Angela Fell

12 October 2014 RECURSIVE: How the past pushes its way into the present Dr Angela Fell, Jungian analyst and psychotherapist, presents a discussion on how the past pushes its way into the present, in conjunction with RECURSIVE. I have been a Psychotherapist, then Jungian Analyst for over thirty years and during that time I have […]