24 March 2014

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Anthony McCall and Anne Wagner in Conversation

New York-based English artist Anthony McCall is joined in conversation with art historian Anne Wagner, author of a new essay in the recently published monograph, Anthony McCall: 1970s Works on Paper (Walther Konig, 2014). The pair will discuss McCall’s rarely seen drawings and photographs from the 1970s, as well as the relationship of those works to […]

24 March 2014

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Culture Now: Ariel Reichman

Berlin-based Tel Aviv artist Ariel Reichman discusses his varied practice following his first UK solo show at Waterside Contemporary, Who distinguishes between light and dark, 2014. Working in the fields of photography, film, performance, drawing, sculpture and installation, Reichman’s work examines subjective memories, daily rituals and fantasies, considering the ways in which intimacy can help […]

24 March 2014

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Culture Now: Victor Burgin

Conceptual artist and art writer Victor Burgin is in conversation with curator David Campany, discussing the work of this influential artist and renowned theorist of the still and moving image. The pair recently worked together in the presentation of Victor Burgin: A Sense of Place, AmbikaP3, 2013, co-curated by Campany with Michael Maziere. Victor Burgin […]

24 March 2014

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Culture Now: Khaled Hourani

Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani discusses his work as an artist, critic and curator, on the occasion of his first retrospective at CCA, Glasgow, as part of Glasgow International 2014. This retrospective brings together new and existing paintings, installations and conceptual work, proving Hourani’s practice to have had a vital influence on the growth and perception […]

24 March 2014

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Culture Now: Joshua Decter

New York-based writer, curator, art historian and theorist Joshua Decter discusses his new book, Art Is a Problem: Selected Criticism, Essays, Interviews and Curatorial Projects (1986-2012), (JRP|Ringier, 2014). In this new publication Decter examines art’s paradoxical condition: art problematises, and is intrinsically a problem. From this standpoint, he analyses art’s definitions, functions, ethical entanglements, societal […]

21 March 2014

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JACK TAN: AN INFINITE CENTRE performance

AN INFINITE CENTRE is a new performance work by JACK TAN. In this one-off performance, choreographed around FLORA PARROTT’S show at Tintype, FIXED POSITION, TAN considers echo, repetition, semaphore and journey in relation to the idea of gallery as cave.

21 March 2014

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Letchworth: A Dystopian Vision (Filming)

Think of a parallel universe, think ‘Planet of the Apes’ when Taylor discovers a half buried Statue of Liberty. A vision of a far distant future where climate change has modified the face of the Earth, including the Garden City which has now become an island –akin to More’s Utopia – haunted by ‘ghosts’ from […]

19 March 2014

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Nice To Meet You: Geraint Evans

Come and meet the artist de jour – Geraint Evans – next Saturday over a glass of wine or two! Evans will chat informally about his life as an artist and current practice and will answer any questions that you may have regarding his current exhibition “Landscapes of First World Problems”. The show is a […]

19 March 2014

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Learn to see in Mono!

Black & White Photography with Alejandro Gortazar Life is in colours, yet some of the most iconic images in the history of photography are in black and white. From Henri Cartier Bresson’s iconic street photography to the contemporary photojournalism of Sebastião Salgado, the black and white effect has long been the favourite of many professionals […]

19 March 2014

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Creative Collage Workshop

Create your own magazine collage As part of our Spring-time events, 13 The Gallery is very pleased to welcome Helen Kaminski’s Creative Collage Workshop.  The season of rebirth of colour and brighter natural light will be the perfect combination for a day to express and explore your creativity while guided and assisted by Helen’s teaching […]

19 March 2014

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Mixed Media Painting Workshop

Spring workshop with Helen Kaminsky As part of our Spring-time events, 13 The Gallery is very pleased to welcome Helen Kaminski’s Mixed Media Painting workshop.  The season of rebirth of colour and brighter natural light will be the perfect combination for a day to express and explore your creativity while guided and assisted by Helen’s […]

19 March 2014

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Actionism Film Evening: A Tribute to Günter Brus

Actionism Film Evening: A Tribute to Günter Brus Thursday 27 March 2014 7 pm (doors open at 6:30pm)   Richard Saltoun Gallery is pleased to announce a film evening dedicated to, and curated by, Austrian Actionist artist Gunter Brus.   Brus has selected the following films to be screened: Kurt Kren, Selbstverstümmelung, 1965 (16 mm) […]

19 March 2014

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Private Screening | Counterpart by Adrian Sitaru

We have the pleasure of inviting you to the private screening of COUNTERPARTADRIAN SITARU’s first English language short film The screening will be followed by a Q&A with producer Mara Adina and actress Sarah Barker ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..27 MARCH 2014 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the Romanian Cultural Centre in London (RCC): Manchester Square, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1H 6EQAdmission by invitation […]

19 March 2014

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Call for Artists: BorderBody – Mixing Futures

Call for Artists: BorderBody – Mixing Futures International video-art, photography, installation and performing art festival Deadline: March 27, 2014   International ArtExpo is selecting all interesting photo works, video/short films, installations and performing art works to include in the next 2014 exhibitions:   BorderBody -Mixing Futures, international art festival of photography, video art, installation and […]

14 March 2014

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Book Launch: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1946 – 1968

Institute of Contemporary Arts: 1946 -1968 is the first book devoted to the early years of the ICA. Join its’ authors, art historian Anne Massey and ICA Executive Director Gregor Muir, as they discuss these first twenty years of the ICA.  From 40 Years of Modern Art through to Cybernetic Serendpity, the ICA provided a […]

12 March 2014

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Contemporary Somali Culturea

Panel discussion on contemporary Somali culture with Somali-British novelist Nadifa Mohamed, Somali-British journalist Ismail Einashe, architect Rashid Ali and other special guests. Read more.  

12 March 2014

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Notes for an African Oresteia

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s lyrical reflections on myth, colonialism and modernity. Pasolini films in Uganda and Tanzania, mulling over possible parallels between Aeschylus’ Orestes trilogy and African politics in the 1970s. Read more.  

12 March 2014

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Mail Box

Somali-Italian novelist and poet, Ubah Cristina Ali Farah, will discuss her experiences of growing up in Mogadishu and how this has influenced her writings with Somali British poet Elmi Ali. She will also read from her latest novel Madre Piccola (Little Mother). Read more.  

12 March 2014

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Sea Shell / Tree of Life

Award-winning shorts by Somali film director and writer Abdulkadir Ahmed Said. Sea Shell (1990) and Tree of Life (1988) reflect on the impact of modernisation and industrialisation on the environment, lives and culture of Somalia. Followed by a Q&A with Abdulkadir live from Africa. Read more. 

12 March 2014

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As Seen From Here

Working in sites of conflict can present challenges for the contemporary artist. Join Andrew Cross as he discusses issues of visual representation and photographing Mogadishu with Michaela Crimmin. Read more.

12 March 2014

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Mogadishu – Heritage and Preservation

Archaeologist Dr Sada Mire is currently the only active archaeologist working in Somalia today. Join her as she discusses the historical significance of Mogadishu and its ancient and multicultural

12 March 2014

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Somali Sunrise

Experience the best of Somali hip hop with peace activist/musicians Waayaha Cusub. Includes a special preview screening of ‘Live From Mogadishu’. Read more.

10 March 2014

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Lumen @ Chelsea : Free Digital Art Symposium

The Lumen Prize Exhibition and Chelsea College of Arts are collaborating on a half-day digital art symposium at 45 Millbank, featuring Lumen Prize exhibiting artists and UAL academics and guests. Senior Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Lumen Jury Panel Member Doug Dodds will be opening the first Lumen Symposium @ Chelsea on […]

7 March 2014

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Craft It Yourself: Mother’s Day wrapped up! Make an infinity scarf

It’s looming once again on the calendar, Mother’s Day will soon be upon us (Sunday 30 March 2014). After last year’s socks, Mum is expecting something a bit special this year and what better than something crafted by your own fair hand… Join up-cycling crafter Esther Coombs to create a fab infinity scarf. Using big pieces of unwanted […]

6 March 2014

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A screening of the Themersons’ three surviving films

Only one of the five films that Franciszka & Stefan Themerson made together in Warsaw in the 1930s survived the war. This was the lyrical, subtly subversive humoresque, The Adventure of a Good Citizen (1937). It is a fable about freedom from convention, and the right to choose, recurrent themes in their oeuvre.  In 1940s […]

6 March 2014

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The Eye of The Blackbird and Some More Recent Paintings, and Possibly Some Older Ones; a talk by the

Peter Ashton Jones talks about the ideas that lie behind the paintings from his last solo show, The Eye of The Blackbird, which was inspired by a poem by the great American poet Wallace Stevens. It is likely that this talk could extend into a range of related issues to do with contemporary painting and […]

6 March 2014

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An Evening Celebrating Dziga Vertov

An evening of Russian cinema. 

6 March 2014

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Conversation: Teaching and Learning as Performing Arts

A discussion to launch the facsimile edition of Robert Filliou’s ‘Teaching and Learning as Performing Arts’. Featuring artist Richard Demarco and co-founder of Occasional Papers Antony Hudek. First published in 1970 and long out of print, visionary artist Robert Filliou’s essential primer ‘Teaching and Learning as Performing Arts’ has now been reprinted in its entirety […]

5 March 2014

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Scream Editions to Pop Up in Soho

From 21st March to 18th April 2014, Scream Editions is taking its newly launched online print gallery to the busy streets of Soho with an exciting pop-up just off of London’s iconic Carnaby Street at 20 Foubert’s Place.   The online platform, which was launched by Jamie Wood (son of Rolling Stones legend, Ronnie, and […]

5 March 2014

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J.colt ‘Two Sides of the City’ Art at The Barracuda with Twin Perspective

J. Colt has been painting for all his adult life, exhibiting his work throughout the Midlands, South East and London in numerous solo and group shows as well as large-scale public installations. His latest series ‘Two Sides of the City’ seeks to capture the perceived dual personality of the capital. Serene and picturesque by day, […]

4 March 2014

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Concert in support of Ashford Place

Please join us for a beautiful concert in support of ASHFORD PLACE – a community advice and support service based in North London, facilitating positive change for individuals, amongst them Romanians, through the provision of a range of programmes including; housing, health, training and employment.  Join us THURSDAY 6 MARCH 2014 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm for a fundraising […]

4 March 2014

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GHost Hostings 14 – GHost-dance IV: the ghost without, the ghost within

A night of three distinct performances exploring ghosts as socio-cultural movement and human energy from without and within. GHost hosts an evening of cross-disciplinary performance which continue to explore the GHost-dance theme. GHost Hostings 14 is supported by the Drama And Performance Programme. Central St Martins School of Arts, and is curated by Sarah Sparkes. PROGRAMMEHome. […]