26 November 2013

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Collection Talk: 29 December 2013

Join Jerwood Gallery staff and find out more about the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British Art. Talks will take place at 3pm and are free on admission (usual admission charges apply). Booking is not required, however talks are subject to availability.

26 November 2013

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Collection Talk: 22 December 2013

Join Jerwood Gallery staff and find out more about the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British Art. Talks will take place at 3pm and are free on admission (usual admission charges apply). Booking is not required, however talks are subject to availability.

26 November 2013

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Marlow Moss: A Secret History

Discover more about the fascinating life and work of Marlow Moss with exhibition co-curator and art historian, Dr Lucy Howarth. The talk will explore our Tate-touring display of sculpture and paintings by the Constructivist artist and use archive material to reveal details of her intriguing life. The talk will take place on Wednesday 19 February […]

25 November 2013

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Friday Late: A Logo for London

Join London Transport Museum for a late night celebration of London’s favourite symbol – the roundel – one of the world’s most famous icons. David Lawrence, author of the recently published book, A Logo for London, will be guiding you through the roundel’s evolution and how it has come to represent not only London’s transport […]

25 November 2013

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Sustainable Art Communities Conference

Explore how the understanding and formation of sustainable community for the Caribbean and its global diaspora may be supported by art practice, curating and museums.  This conference will foster networks of exchange and collaboration among academics, artists, curators and policymakers from the UK, the Netherlands, and countries in the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean and their […]

20 November 2013

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Wynn Chamberlain 1970 cult movie: BRAND X

FRIDAY 22nd & 29th NOVEMBER 2013 – 8pm RSVP ESSENTIAL LIMITED PLACES LIVE INTRO BY SAM CHAMBERLAIN  ADULTS ONLY  – FREE POPCORN – BYOB Wynn Chamberlain’s Brand X is a cinematic masterpiece of 1960s counterculture that was almost lost until Chamberlain recently recovered the last surviving print. Starring a glittering array of celebrites, including Taylor Mead, Sam Shepard, Sally Kirkland, Ultra […]

20 November 2013

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Can Artists Teach the Mind Doctors? Can Artworks be a Case Study?

Professor Griselda Pollock Griselda Pollock discusses some of the cases from her virtual feminist museum’s exhibition on Trauma and Aesthetic Transformation in the aftermath of the publication of ‘After-affects I After-Images: Trauma and Aesthetic Transformation in the Virtual Feminist Museum’ (Manchester University Press, 2013) Professor Griselda Pollock is the Director, Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory […]

20 November 2013

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PROJECTIONS: CINEMA HYSTERIA

Three week evening course with Mary Wild “What does it mean to be a woman?” “What does a woman want?” An exploration of female desire provides dynamically elusive answers to these eternal questions. Originating in ancient Greek notions of the ‘wandering womb’, hysteria was Sigmund Freud’s ‘splendid child’, defined in his landmark Dora case study. […]

20 November 2013

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Anna Kavan and the Politics of Madness

Anna Kavan and the Politics of Madness Victoria Walker Author Anna Kavan’s critical and popular reception since her death in 1968 has been defined by a cult of personality fuelled by revelations about her psychiatric breakdown, heroin use and adoption of her own fictional character’s name. Victoria Walker unravels some of the accumulated mythology around this writer, and examines […]

19 November 2013

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Anaïs Tondeur : I.55 Book Launch with Exhibition

I.55 or the girl who swallowed the remnants of a forest by Anaïs Tondeur is the result of an expedition retracing the journey of a specimen from Bart’s Pathology Museum in London. The specimen archived as number I.55, is a fragment of graphite swallowed by a young girl at the beginning of the 20th century. […]

18 November 2013

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Latin America November 2013

Featuring art of Oscar Murillo. 

18 November 2013

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HOME | Alina Șerban’s performance at RCC

‘Home is where I learned how to walk’’Home means eating melon and sunflower seeds outside’’Home is where I feel safe and loved’   Every year people from all over the world leave their homes and come to…London. That almost mythical place beyond the rainbow, where all their dreams could come true, a place they wish […]

18 November 2013

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AMAE presents The OTHERSELVES Series – Act 1: Indelible

AMAE presents The OTHERSELVES Series – Act 1: Indelible AMAE presents The OTHERSELVES Series, Act 1: Indelible ] Performance Space [ Thursday 5th December 2013 (7pm – 9pm) ‘A collective skin. A political statement. An indelible love’ As a collaborative singularity, working on international platforms across the EU, AMAE focuses on the tensions generated in […]

15 November 2013

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BAR Film Nights Presents “A Present for Pete”

Join us at BAR Gallery as BAR Film Nights presents a screening of “A Present for Pete,” a production by local artists Joel Whybrew and Chris Phillips.  Along with the screening on our fantastic new 10ft screen, there will be a Q&A with the artists, an exhibition of film stills, live music and plenty of […]

14 November 2013

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ARTIST TALK | CULTURAL DIALOGUE WITH RUSSIA

Ahead of the UK/Russia Year of Culture 2014, we explore the recent and future developments in engaging Russian contemporary art with the local audience in the UK. The levels of perception and the importance of engaging the wider public with the promotion of Russian contemporary artists will be analysed by specialists within the field. Exhibiting […]

12 November 2013

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Draw to Perform

On 5, 6 and 7 of December 2013 Arebyte Gallery and Performance Space will hold Draw to Perform, a three-day symposium curated by artist Ram Samocha. The symposium will concentrate on the connection between performance art and drawing and the relevance of drawing as a modern medium. The symposium includes video screenings, live drawing performances, […]

11 November 2013

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Christmas Open Studio

East London Printmakers invites you to an Open Studio On 5th December, First Thursday, from 6 ’til late ELP is opening its doors to celebrate the festive season and a great year full of fantastic printmaking! We will be launching the ELP annual Box Set as well as having a £10 proof sale and Christmas drinks […]

11 November 2013

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Rediscovering Hidden Treasures – Japanese Art Collections in the UK as our Shared Heritage

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the formation of public museums in the UK allowed large collections of Japanese art and artefacts to be seen for the first time by the British public and today, Japanese collections are housed in over 150 museums, galleries and other public institutions all over the UK. Deriving from a […]

11 November 2013

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Labyrinthine Memories – Artist talk by Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota is an internationally acclaimed Japanese artist, best known for her large-scale, imaginative and immersive installations. Frequently exhibited in the global art scene, Shiota’s works have been included in UK exhibitions such as the Hayward Gallery showWalking in My Mind in 2009, and her latest installation is currently being exhibited at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne. Often […]

11 November 2013

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Re-Framing Their Universe: Japanese Video Art Since 2000 – Talk by Kenichi Kondo

Japanese contemporary video art has become a prominent form of artistic expression in Japan. A medium allowing cutting-edge aesthetics and unique perceptions, video proposes opportunities that have attracted a number of Japanese artists, both established and emerging, even many of those with backgrounds in other artistic practices. Despite the wide range of media available, the […]

9 November 2013

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First Neo-Symbolist Art Salon in Spain

The First Neo-Symbolist Art Salon takes place in Madrid in November, during the celebration of the 5th Gothic Week, the only event in Spain entirely dedicated to Gothic culture.  The collective art show is hosted by the La Corrala Museum of Art of UAM Madrid, between October 31st and November 30th 2013. The exhibition, whose […]

8 November 2013

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FINAL ]performanc e x c h a n g e [ 2013

FINAL ]performanc e x c h a n g e [ 2013   DON’T miss out!     The ]performanc e x c h a n g e [ brings together international performance organisations in order to share resources, influences, methodologies & performance. Each event sees ]performance s p a c e [ invitetwo additional […]

8 November 2013

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ARTIST TALK | Developments in Digital Art

On Thursday 14 November Gazelli Art House will host an evening exploring the developments in the new era of digital art – its progress, potential pitfalls and ways to develop and strengthen the market. Exhibiting artist, Sergio Calderon will review his approach to the body of work on display from a design perspective in light […]

7 November 2013

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Rare steam rides on the Uxbridge branch of the Metropolitan line

For the first time since 1992 and possibly the last time ever, London Transport Museum will be running steam trains to Uxbridge along the Metropolitan line on Sunday 8 December 2013. Recently restored Metropolitan Locomotive No.1 and the Victorian ‘Jubilee’ carriage 353 will team up for the last time this year in a fitting finale […]

6 November 2013

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mimaLIVE #5

End of season party with Avalanche Party, Frankie and the Heartstrings, Dead New Blood and Special Guests. Tickets £5. For news on upcoming mimaLIVE events follow on twitter @mima_live or find us at facebook.com/mimaliveboro. Ticketed, £5. Tickets: Middlesbrough Town Hall Box Office, 01642 729729/815181 Note: a £1 postage fee applies if not collecting in person. 

6 November 2013

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mimaLIVE #4

14 acts across 4 stages, The Jar Family , Joe Hammill, Collectors Club, Cellar Door, Mayan Ransom, Fran Muriel, Josh Brown, Kildar, Steve Cook, Club Of Rome, Tom Powell, Zach Said, Cherry Head Cherry Heart and Village Green.  Ticketed, £5. Tickets: Middlesbrough Town Hall Box Office, 01642 729729/815181 Note: a £1 postage fee applies if not […]

6 November 2013

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Michael Harding: Removal Men

A live performance, in which a group of security guards who work in a prison for migrants – an Immigration Removal Centre in the Essex Countryside – take part in a workshop because the centre they work in is failing. The workshop will improve them as people. The play talks about the characters, the specific jobs […]

5 November 2013

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CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: how disability was kept in a box

Live evening performance Join critically acclaimed actor and performance artist Mat Fraser for a journey through the history of disability –a history lesson with a difference.  Mat Fraser’s intriguing and sometimes challenging live act uses museum objects and their histories through a blend of drama, comedy and cabaret, film and music hall pastiche, to prompt us to […]

4 November 2013

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Leyden Gallery present a screening of The Song of the Shirt

Leyden Gallery is pleased to present a screening of the 1979 feature film The Song of the Shirt at Genesis Cinema on Tuesday November 19th 2013 at 6:30pm. The film will be introduced by its directors Sue Clayton and Jonathan Curling. This screening of The Song of the Shirt represents a rare opportunity to see this seminal film, which has […]

2 November 2013

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screening of Pierre Yves Clouin’s”Rencontre fortuite d’une echarpe et d’une tapis presque du meme ro

screening of “Rencontre fortuite d’une echarpe et d’une tapis presque du meme rouge” (FORTUITOUS ENCOUNTER OF A SCARF AND A RUG ALMOST THE SAME RED) in Exploding Cinema at The Canterbury Arms, Brixton 8th Nov 2013 Doors 7.30pm, Show starts 8pm www.explodingcinema.org

2 November 2013

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Judith Dean – Phase 4: exhibition talk

Judith Dean Phase 4 Talk Dean has long been concerned with ideas of value and exchange, territory and claiming. Here she proposes that “everything is already an image”, exploring implications of this for readings of both mediated and unmediated worlds. Remembering Ray Bradbury’s 1950’s sci-fi classic The Veldt, Dean imagines the surfaces of the venue […]

1 November 2013

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The Lady From the Sea

An immersive installation of photographs, films and sound shot and recorded north of the Arctic Circle and the launch of the book.