13 May 2014

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TALK: CONCEPTION EXECUTION RECEPTION – William Pye FRBS

The first of three talks in the CONCEPTION EXECUTION RECEPTION Public Art Behind the Scenes series, William Pye FRBS, presents Vannpaviljong, 2011. A highly interactive work, Vannpaviljong occupies a square in the town of Drammen near Oslo, Norway and incorporates rollwaving water over mirror polished stainless steel walls. For one evening only, Pye will give […]

13 May 2014

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Collage Workshop with Hormazd Narielwalla

Taking place at the DegreeArt.com gallery on Vyner Street 31st May 2014  I  1-4 pm  I  £10 Hormazd Narielwalla is a collage maker working with tailoring patterns as his source materials. He interprets patterns as beautiful abstract shapes of the human form; transforming them into objects, artworks and artist books. Join this workshop to gain […]

10 May 2014

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Art Action UK 2014 Residency

We are launching our new website to mark the occasion for the arrival of theartists duo/ Komori and Seo, selected for the Art Action UK 2014 residency.  As a young emerging artist duo, Komori + Seo has been working in Rikuzen Takada inTohoku area hardest hit by 2011 Tsunami. Over 2000 People lost their lives […]

9 May 2014

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CRITICAL DÉCOR: A SHORT ORGANUM FOR EXHIBITION

During the evening of the launch there will be 100 free editions available to take away for free.   The project consists of written responses by Terry Atkinson to an organum written by Jeffrey Charles Henry Peacock on the subject of how to produce a critical form of exhibition making in the current conditions of […]

8 May 2014

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Talk: Playwright Talk: Kuro Tanino in conversation

Kuro Tanino is a multi-talented Japanese theatre director and playwright famed for his innovative works built around imaginings and obsessions, staged in spaces elaborately designed to the finest detail. A former psychiatric practitioner, Tanino founded the small-scale contemporary theatre company, Niwa Gekidan Penino (Garden Theatre Company Penino), creating a signature hyper-visual style with his intricate original narratives that rise […]

8 May 2014

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Create your own… Kaburimono – Workshop with artist Norio Nishihara

Norio Nishihara is a Japanese artist, renowned for making creative and outlandish headgear known as ‘Kaburimono’. Working as a props costume artist for television programmes and major events, Nishihara’s abstract creations of masks and hats inspired from almost anything have also been exhibited in museums in Japan. In these special workshops at the Japan Foundation, London, […]

8 May 2014

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Talk: Post 3.11 – What Can Art Do? Case 3 – Listening to the Voices from Tohoku – Artists or Archiv

Post 3.11 is a series of talks with individuals who through art have been involved in various ways in supporting the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan. Showcasing their activities, this series aims to examine how the role of the artist and art activities can be vital in […]

6 May 2014

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Love and Legacy: Reasons for Commissioning in a Digital Age

Victoria Bateman, who recently sat for a portrait by the portraitist NAME?, will be in conversation with Dr Sara Ayres, last year the Researcher in Residence at the commissioning service of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Sara interviewed a series of commissioners during her residency, with the aim of learning why and how painted portraits persist in an […]

5 May 2014

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Artist’s Talking: Eamon Colman

Join us for Artist’s Talking: Eamon Colman on Saturday 10 May. Colman will be discussing his painting practice – spanning over 30 years – as well as his new body of work currently on show at Oriel Q. Questions will arise about his recent retrospective held at the Museum Of Modern Art Ireland and his […]

4 May 2014

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David Heathcote: Hausa Art in Northern Nigeria

David Heathcote will be delivering a one-hour presentation consisting of illustrated comments on aspects of Hausa art as an introduction to his 20-minute film Hausa Art in Northern Nigeria, followed by a screening of the film itself.   David was an art student in Canterbury and at the Slade. From 1960-67 he taught Art and English […]

2 May 2014

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Negotiating Patronage

The context for art practice in Turkey With Dr Andrea Phillips, public programme curator, Istanbul Biennial 2013; Övül Durmusoglu, independent curator, 2013, and visual arts writerFisun Güner. Like many countries worldwide, Turkey’s current artistic boom is funded by private money from banks and large corporations, with no or very limited support for cultural activities from the state. Burak […]

2 May 2014

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Ernesto Villanueva Talk

Cuban painter Ernesto Villanueva has already made considerable impact on the US art market.  In his first London show Gallery DIFFERENT will exhibit paintings from his garden series. If interested in attending the talk please contact us: info@gallerydifferent.co.uk

1 May 2014

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Science & Fiction: Book Launch and One-Night-Exhibition

Science & Fiction is the fourth book showcasing the most recent work produced by the Royal College of Art (RCA) Photography Programme. Science & Fiction situates fresh talent from one of the UK’s most innovative photography courses alongside texts by novelists, artists, academics and philosophers. Through the channels of science and fiction—science as data, image […]

1 May 2014

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Book Launch: Shape of Sound

Over the past 20 years, Victoria Meyers—a founding partner of New York-based hanrahan Meyers architects—has crafted an architectural and urban design practice that responds to sound as an integral aspect of spatial experience and environment. Shape of Sound offers new theoretical insights into the relationship between sound and architecture, accompanied by several key case studies […]

1 May 2014

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Inside Out Dorset Festival

Inside Out Dorset Festival – Extraordinary events in extraordinary places. To open this year’s Inside Out Dorset festival CirkVOST will perform BOO at Poole Park for 2 nights only. Performing on an iconic 18 metre high bamboo structure the artists will tell a story of broken families through a death defying, breath taking and awe […]

29 April 2014

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ART BOOKS WANTED International Award 2014

EDITION LIDU announced the 3rd ART BOOKS WANTED International Award The ART BOOKS WANTED International Award is organized by the international publishing house EDITION LIDU. The 3rd edition brings the exciting PRIZE of 1000 € (approx. 820 £) for the Winner and many interesting opportunities for participant artists. The project enables to promote artists and designers […]

29 April 2014

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Grenville Davey & Dr David Berman in conversation

Thursday 22 May 2014, 6 – 7.30pmLecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Arts (Atterbury Street entrance), 16 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4JU This event is free and open to all, but booking essential.  Please clickhere to book via the UAL website or email info@chelseaspace.org In response the exhibition Interalia 2014, CHELSEA space has invited the artist Grenville Davey to expand some of the ideas […]

28 April 2014

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Know Your Onions book launch

Nancy Victor is pleased to present Know Your Onions book launch, a series of books by author and creative director Drew de Soto. Know Your Onions: Graphic Design, Know Your Onions: Web Design and What to put in your portfolio and get a job: Graphic Design are aimed at all levels of students, graduates and […]

25 April 2014

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Panel discussion: Art education in Britain and Russia in the post-communist era

Panellists include Richard Noble, Lecturer in Fine Art, Goldsmiths University; Joseph Backstein, founder and director of the; Institute of Contemporary Art (Moscow); Olesya Turkina, curator, critic and tutor at Smolny College Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences St. Petersburg State University. The panel discussion reflects on points of commonality and difference within art education in Britain and Russia […]

25 April 2014

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Live music performance: Utyugon

Location: Calvert 22 Gallery (talk), St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch (performance) Cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Alexander Kan discusses the history of the utyugon – an instrument created in the 1980s by artists Timur Novikov and Ivan Sotnikov out of scrap metal, domestic irons and a wooden kitchen table. Kan will chart their associations with the Russian rock band […]

25 April 2014

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Panel discussion: From Stalin to Sochi

Panellists include Dan Healey, Professor of Modern Russian History, Oxford University;Maria Dudko, Founder of the Moscow Experimental School of Gender Studies; Svitlana Biedarieva, PhD Researcher at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Chaired by Mark Nash. What is behind the recent political homophobia in Putin’s Russia? What is the background that led to Russia’s new law against ‘propaganda for […]

25 April 2014

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People Show 124: Fallout

Seminal performance group People Show create a new performance installation with Glasgow-based visual artist Rob Kennedy   People Show 124: Fallout an exploration of media-induced fear, mass extinction and post-match football analysis   Performances and installation: 17 to 21 June 2014 CCA Glasgow   People Show, the UK’s longest-running performance company, returns to Glasgow for […]

23 April 2014

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Lecture-Performance and Presentation: Maryam Jafri on TV Advertising and Liz Moor on Branding

Maryam Jafri presents a new lecture-performance stemming from her research on international forms of television advertising and Liz Moor discusses her research on the emergence of the branding industry. During her lecture-performance, Maryam Jafri will situate a selection of television commercials from the global south in specific social and historical contexts. These include: the 19th century rise of […]

23 April 2014

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In Conversation: Regina José Galindo and Emiliano Valdés

Artist Regina José Galindo discusses her practice with Emiliano Valdés, associate curator of the 10th Gwangiu Bienniale, and Co-director of Proyectos Ultravioleta, a multifaceted space for experimentation in contemporary art based in Guatemala City’s historical centre. Regina José Galindo is a visual artist specialising in performance art. Her work explores the universal ethical implications of social […]

23 April 2014

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Symphony of a Missing Room

An immersive experience that uses multisensory-techology, invisible dance and whispered illusion to lead the audience through the Royal Academy’s public and private spaces, Symphony of a Missing Room looks at the imprint left on a space by the works of art that have been displayed there.  Based in Stockholm and London, Lundhal & Seitl create […]

22 April 2014

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ALIENESE 24-HOUR Collage Workshop

Join artists Holly-Anne Buck / Collagism and Adam Milburn in making an ALIENESE collage mask – they’ll photograph it, and email you an hallucinatory, animated version! That animation will be incorporated into their next video piece. Places are limited, so please reserve your place by emailing gallery@the-vaults.org.  Collage materials, magazines and masks provided – no […]

22 April 2014

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Clifford Owens in conversation

On the occasion of Clifford Owens’s debut European exhibition, Better the Rebel You Know, at Cornerhouse, Manchester (10 May – 17 August 2014), Iniva will host the artist in conversation with curator, Daniella Rose King, and Cornerhouse’s Artistic Director Sarah Perks, discussing Owens’ practice and the recently-opened exhibition. About the event Owens’ work explores the intersection of photography, video, text and performance. His practice seeks to […]

22 April 2014

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Fayçal Baghriche in conversation with curator Yasmina Reggad

As part of Iniva’s partnership with aria (artist residency in algiers), a conversation will be hosted at Rivington Place with artist Fayçal Baghriche and curator Yasmina Reggad.  The Mosaic Rooms and aria present the exhibition Intervening Space: From The Intimate To The World.  The exhibition features work by Fayçal Baghriche, Amina Menia, Atef Berredjem, Hanan Benammar, Massinissa Selmani and Sadek Rahim.  The works explore interstices in time and space. […]

20 April 2014

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Kilburn Festival 2014 – Power People Meeting

Would you like to get involved in making the Kilburn Festival happen this year? The Kilburn Festival Charity relies on a team of volunteers, artists, organisations and venues to come together and create a wonderful annual celebration.  Come to the Power People Meeting to hear about plans for the festival, have your say and let […]

18 April 2014

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Leonard Johansson: Artist Talk And Tour

RSVP to info@hanmigallery.co.uk Join artist Leonard Johansson at Hanmi Gallery for a tour of his latest exhibition ‘Confessions of an Opium Eater’, a vibrant selection of site specific installations and paintings, followed by a drinks reception. ‘Confessions of an Opium Eater’ is open at Hanmi Gallery until the 27th of April, exploring the boundaries between reality and […]

18 April 2014

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LAUNCHING HYSTERIA FEMINIST PERIODICAL #2 ROLES & RULES

The second issue of HYSTERIA will be launched at Housmans Radical Booksellers with a drink reception and talks by MINNA SALAMI aka MsAfropolitan and GABRIELLA DARIS followed by a musical performance by MUSHANA.  ** T A L K S  #AFRICAN FEMINISM AND THE DIGITAL WAVE# MINNA SALAMI will be talking about her personal journey of blogging about African feminism. Her […]

18 April 2014

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PaintUnion: In Conversation with Sean Penlington and Cornelia Balthes

PaintUnion is pleased to welcome SeanPenlington and Cornelia Baltes to speak at our next discussion evening. Penlington and Baltes will be giving a talk about their recent work within the context of the expanded field of painting. Penlington’s work is predominantly concerned with the history of painting and how it affects and informs practise today. He focuses on history […]