1 September 2014

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Startup Weekend Art

Ever had an idea for improving how we fund, make, share and enjoy art and culture? Welcome to Startup Weekend Art London!   Here’s your opportunity to turn your ideas into action in 54 exciting hours. Work with other technologists, artists, entrepreneurs, designers, mobile developers and product experts to build real solutions to the art […]

1 September 2014

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Michelangelo’s Moses-Idol: “Renaissance” as Return of the Repressed

7 October 2014 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm) Michelangelo’s Moses-Idol: “Renaissance” as Return of the Repressed Nathanael Price “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing […] Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the lord thy God am a jealous God.” […]

1 September 2014

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Freud Memorial Lecture 2014 – Prof. Dany Nobus

23 September 2014 7pm – doors open at 6.30pm Yom Kippur 1939: The Last Day of Freud’s Life and its Immediate Aftermath Freud Memorial Lecture 2014 – Prof. Dany Nobus This lecture marks the 75th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death, here at 20 Maresfield Gardens. Drawing on archive material including press cuttings, obituaries and letters […]

29 August 2014

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Join the Big Draw Party!

Join special guests writer Jacqueline Wilson and illustrator Nick Sharratt for the launch of the 2014 Big Draw. Help Pip and Squeak throw a surprise party for Wilfred, one of the Museum’s shyest residents. Decorate the galleries with a team of artists led by Nick Sharratt. Design a great art print or a place mat […]

26 August 2014

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MADDER | PIGMENT MAKING WORKSHOP

September 24, 2014 –September 24, 2014  MADDER | PIGMENT MAKING WORKSHOP Luke George and Elizabeth Rose | Winners of Griffin Art Prize 2013 3.00 – 6.00 pm: The day will begin with a presentation from George and Rose on the pigment Rose Madder and the process which underpins their painting practice.   In particular, the […]

22 August 2014

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First World War Poster Propaganda: A Talk by David Bownes

David Bownes (Assistant Director of Collections National Army Museum) gives an insight into the uses of posters for propaganda during the First World War. The talk is held at London Transport Museum and tickets include a return visit to the muaseum within one month of the event, giving visitors the chance to see the museum’s new poster parade featuring propaganda posters […]

19 August 2014

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Discover Your Talent – CALLING 18-24 YEAR OLDS

CONNECT WITH OPPORTUNITIES IN WORK, TRAINING, APPRENTICESHIPS, INTERNSHIPS OR VOLUNTEERING. Talent Match London has been designed by young people and is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment.  It aims to: – Connect young people to opportunities – Build trust and confidence – Nurture talent and develop skills – Shape productive careers and pathways We’re […]

18 August 2014

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PAINTUNION | KATE HAWKINS AND SARAH KATE WILSON

September 30, 2014 –September 30, 2014  PAINTUNION | KATE HAWKINS AND SARAH KATE WILSON 6:30 – 8:30pm PaintUnion are delighted to welcome Kate Hawkins and Sarah Kate Wilson to discuss their practices at the Griffin Gallery. Sarah Kate Wilson aims to destabilise the tradition of painting, of which a static object hung on a wall […]

15 August 2014

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The secret maths of The Simpsons and Futurama

Join us to hear world-renowned Simpsons and Futurama writers Al Jean and David X. Cohen in conversation with author and mathematician, Simon Singh, as they explore the serious mathematics hidden within the shows’ comic genius. Tickets are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment

14 August 2014

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Dan Norris Exhibition

Dan Norris has a passion for creating movie posters, deconstructing films and searching for a visual hook; finding ways of recombining key elements or iconic moments that will grab attention and to live in the memory. He strives for simplicity, with a love for the raw emotion that is generated by ink and brush strokes, […]

13 August 2014

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Sunday Social

An exhibition and series of special events at one of London’s most original venues, Urban Dialogues: Navigations brings together artists with unique perspectives on belief in a connected world. Presented across a range of media, the works explore faith, belief, migration and personal identity in our global intercultural present. Curated by Barby Asante. An afternoon […]

13 August 2014

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Female Voices

An exhibition and series of special events at one of London’s most original venues, Urban Dialogues: Navigations brings together artists with unique perspectives on belief in a connected world. Presented across a range of media, the works explore faith, belief, migration and personal identity in our global intercultural present. Curated by Barby Asante. An evening […]

13 August 2014

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Festival Night

Navigations: Tracing journeys of belief in a connected world An exhibition and series of special events at one of London’s most original venues, Urban Dialogues: Navigations brings together artists with unique perspectives on belief in a connected world. Presented across a range of media, the works explore faith, belief, migration and personal identity in our […]

13 August 2014

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Canvas Bar: New Concept Gallery/Cocktail Bar

A new gallery/bar in Old Street which serves up a combination of art and cocktails, will feature  Ash White exhibiting a selection of his graphic artworks and Street Artist Bortusk Leer doing a live art performance at the opening on 13 August. Canvas Bar, the hottest new art and cocktail venue, opens its doors in […]

12 August 2014

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‘Traité de bave et d’éternité’ by Isidore Isou at RCC

RCC has the pleasure to present ‘Traité de bave et d’éternité’, the first and only film by Isidore Isou, the founder of the most important avant-garde movements of postwar Paris, the French Lettrist movement.  29 August 2014 | 6:30 – 9:00 PM | Manchester Square, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1H 6EQ ADMISSION FREE | Booking is essential at bookings@romanianculturalcentre.org.uk ‘The spectator must leave the cinema blind, […]

12 August 2014

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The Independent Fashion Week

From 12th until 16th of September in parallel with London Fashion Week, Trispace Gallery will be hosting, ‘The Independent Fashion Week’. This is the gallery’s second installment of this kind, after a hugely successful inaugural show in February 2014. Fashion Designers We are looking for Fashion Designers at the start of their career and/or established […]

11 August 2014

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Summer Stress Busting at Cafe Gallery

Thursdays all summer – Relaxing Drawing Drop-in – Comic Books | 11am – 4pm Fridays all summer – Relaxing Drawing Drop-in – Colour Hand Drawn Wallpaper | 11am – 4pm Fridays all summer – Family Allotment Gardening | 10am – 12Noon

11 August 2014

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The Great War In Comics

To complement both the Comics Unmasked and Enduring War exhibitions, this conversation explores the portrayals of World War One in modern comics and graphic novels. Pat Mills is the author of Charley’s War in Battle weekly, illustrated by the remarkable Joe Colquhoun. Mills discusses this collaborative achievement and his new project on the period, Brothers […]

11 August 2014

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Penumbra Book Launch

VERB are delighted to invite you to join us for our Penumbra book launch to enjoy a night of art and music on Friday 15 August 2014, 6-9pm at A.P.T. Gallery (6 Creekside, SE8 4SA London). Following on from our art exhibition Penumbra, which was held in A.P.T. Gallery in Deptford, London in May 2014, […]

11 August 2014

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The Miami and Moscow Film Selections; Artist Sound of Film

The films selected are highlights of works that were originally selected and curated by David Gryn for the Film programme at Art Basel in Miami Beach over the last 4 years. The films were all played on the New World Symphony Center’s screening wall in Soundscape Park during the annual art fair. This selection was […]

11 August 2014

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Sculptural Kiln Firings

This unique event will present the results of a kiln building course using experimental forms created from paper, shopping trolleys, suspended containers and brick. Led by nationally renowned kiln artist, Martin Brockman, a series of firings will take place through the evening.  Over his long career, Martin’s kilns have taken many forms , built in […]

11 August 2014

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Introducing Freud at The Freud Museum – 12 week evening class

25 September 2014 – 11 December 2014Thursdays 6.30-8.30pm Introducing Freud at The Freud Museum 12 week evening class Dive into the unconscious this Autumn, in the unique setting of Freud’s final home. The first session will introduce the course and address the most important questions about the nature and status of psychoanalysis and Freud’s standing […]

11 August 2014

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Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst

11 September 20147-8.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm) Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips in conversation with Lisa Appignanesi Adam Phillips, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Freud will discuss his strikingly original new biography of the father of psychoanalysis, Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst (Yale University Press 2014), with Lisa Appignanesi, […]

7 August 2014

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In Conversation: Noel Gibson’s East London

Join curator Gary Haines and Carolynda MacDonald, niece of artist Noel Gibson for an informal conversation on the life and work of Noel. A fantastic chance to find out more about the life and times of the fascinating man behind the current exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery. Limited number of tickets available online herehttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-conversation-noel-gibsons-east-london-tickets-12559292181

6 August 2014

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Marmalade Me

This screening programme takes the writings of Jill Johnston as a starting point to look at a selection of recent works that address questions of performance, staging and theatrics in film and video. Johnston who in the 60s and 70s was a vital voice in regards to performance, happenings and dance, expressed a perspective that […]

6 August 2014

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The Rise of Urban Sketching: Saturday 6th September

Interested in sketching? Come along to Covent Garden on Saturday September 6th for an all day celebration of the urban sketching movement. 4 UK based members of the global collective which urges us all to “take control of our city by sketching its streets,” take over Moleskine on King Street and the nearby London Graphic […]

6 August 2014

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Young, Fearless & Limitless – Artist talk – Yo Nakamura and Underground Airport

The Japan Foundation is dedicated to supporting performing arts from Japan and through the PAJ (Performing Arts Japan) programme, we have helped bring exciting, cutting-edge artists to Europe to both present and develop their work. Most recently, Underground Airportand Yo Nakamura, both of whom are representatives of a new direction for performing arts in Japan, have been […]

5 August 2014

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Ryoji Ikeda: spectra

One hundred years after Germany declared war on Russia, thereby putting into motion events that would devastate Europe during the decades that followed, the UK commemorated this day with LIGHTS OUT: a nationwide black out. As lights across the country were extinguished, a single source remained on the tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster […]

30 July 2014

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Masterclass with Sinaporean artist Chua Boon Kee

Chinatown Arts Space, in partnership with Asia House, presents a Masterclass by renowned Singaporean artist Chua Boon Kee, three days ahead of  the unveiling of his eagerly anticipated sculpture in Soho after he won the SUSTAIN sculpture commission for a new public art landmark for London’s West End. The visiting artist will discuss his work […]

29 July 2014

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Imogen Heap’s Reverb

Talking machines, sound installations & more… welcome to Imogen Heap’s Giant Interactive Sonic Playground – a set of inspiring, creative installations chosen by Imogen herself. Come along any time during August 2014 to interact with the installations and get creative. Part of Imogen Heap’s Reverb, a weekend of visionary music, innovative technology and interactive installations curated by […]

26 July 2014

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Castlefield Gallery does Thursday Lates

For one night only, and to coincide with it’s its annual Head to Head exhibition; I Would Like to Join a Club and Hit Myself with It, Castlefield Gallery is delighted to be hosting Manchester Art Gallery’s Thursday Lates on Thursday 14 August. Castlefield Gallery has been working with Manchester Art Gallery to explore the […]

24 July 2014

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PURE PERFORMANCE Event Series

TriSpace Gallery is excited to host its second festival of artistic performances. It’s a great opportunity to meet new artists and rediscover our previous artists with their new performances. The PURE PERFORMANCE event series is taking place from 19-29 August for which we are seeking performance artists. There are no limits to what you’re allowed […]