Thirty-two artists have been commissioned to write exactly 500 words without any other restriction on content or form. Language and text-as-image is a rich area that artists are increasingly using in their work; what do artists need with words and what do they write about? Sign up to receive the texts via email: five stories […]
As part of Open House London’s weekend celebration of architecture, leading Lasdun expert Dr Barnabas Calder will give a talk on the genius of modernist architect Sir Denys Lasdun. Barnabas is lecturer in architecture at the University of Liverpool, specialising in British architecture since 1945. He is currently writing a book on British Brutalism and […]
Join Open House London’s city-wide celebrations and visit our acclaimed Grade I listed headquarters – London’s finest post-war building set beside the historic beauty of Regent’s Park. Dressing up box for children and grown-ups Transform yourself into a 19th century physicians complete with top hat, gold-headed cane and a toy medical case full of stethoscopes, […]
This October, OffBeat will host the second of the biannual Shoreditch Fashion Show. Following the success of the first Shoreditch Fashion Show in April, we will be offering our guests a dynamic, creatively fuelled evening of Fashion, Art, Live Music, DJ’s and Pop-ups. http://theshoreditchfashionshow.com/tickets
“The Practice of Freedom II” is another art project by Adam Kalinowski, which in addition to the “Park of Colored Sand”, (2009) from Warsaw and “Rainbow Park” (2012) made in London, is a combination of colorful sculptures and multi colored sections of sand of varying texture and is designed to capturing the imagination of the […]
The Art Insider offer’s a bespoke seminar programme for artists, tailored to the specific needs of practising visual artists or those wishing to become practising visual artists. Effective PR creates good publicity for artists and can attract galleries, buyers and favourable reviews. For this section of the programme, Trudie Simmons will advise how to implement […]
Dir. Kim Longinotto UK / India – 2013 – 90mins It’s very rare that something can resonate and leave me in an overwrought state of fulfillment like this film did… Huffington Post When Salma was 13, her parents took her out of school and locked her away in a room with a single window. […]
Dir. Penny Lane USA – 2013 – 85mins A collage of images and sounds that tell a familiar story in an entirely new and mesmerizing way – Washington Post A relentlessly watchable portrait – Filmmaker Magazine Throughout Richard Nixon’s presidency, three of his top White House aides documented their experiences with Super 8 cameras. Using this treasure trove of […]
A double bill of extraordinary insights into hidden women’s lives in Morocco and Afghanistan. Camera / Woman Dir. Karima Zoubir Morocco – 2012 – 59min Zoubir’s film is a small miracle – Slant Magazine Moving and amazing….Camera/Woman is shot in a strikingly intimate style – The Telegraph After her divorce, Khadija refuses to re-marry and fights instead to […]
A taste full space presents, in partnership with The Arch Gallery, ‘Un picking the seams of reality’ The latest experiential event from the artist Lorie Trainor Buckingham will take place at The Arch Gallery, Hackney. On for two nights only Trainor Buckinghams events challenge the way we interpret reality and bring into question whether we can […]
This year, 140 artists at our SE1 Studios will be throwing the doors open to their studios and welcoming the public in. It will be a chance to see behind the scenes of our growing creative community in Bermondsey, which will continue across three floors of the site, with the Crisis Skylight studios, the East […]
From 6pm onwards, 140 artists at our SE1 Studios will be throwing the doors open to their studios and welcoming the public in. It will be a chance to see behind the scenes of our growing creative community in Bermondsey. Over the weekend, the creativity will continue across three floors of the site, with the […]
Miyako Ishiuchi is a Japanese artist celebrated internationally for her evocative images which invoke stories. Taking up photography at the age of 27, Ishiuchi worked alongside, and followed the lineage of, photographers Shomei Tomatsu and Daido Moriyama. Whilst being much inspired by the photographers in terms of the subject and style, Ishiuchi purses her own interests, […]
Artist Tim Ivison will lead a discussion investigating the conditions of artistic labour, with invited guest Anthony Iles, initiating a site-specific conversation on the topic of contemporary art in culture-led regeneration and planning. The event will address the recent history of large-scale development in London, the impact of government arts policy, and the political and aesthetic impacts these have on art and […]
CD – 7 tracks – 73:51 Touch # TO: 87 Diluvial takes as its starting theme the rising sea levels that preoccupy people living close to water. The piece plays on the dynamics between creation myths, flood geology and the concept of global warming. Deluge is its central metaphor. The final recorded sound tracks stand […]
Workshop leader: Ellie Curtis This course is run over 3 consecutive Wednesdays during the daytime. It’s an introduction to screenprinting onto fabric and you don’t need any previous experience. You’re expected to bring along with you designs/drawings/photos/found imagery. And also bring your own tshirts/small fabric lengths/bags or anything else you’d like to try printing on. The […]
THE TROTSKY REHEARSALS 22 August 2013 – 8th September 2013 OPEN WORKSHOPS and PUBLIC REHEARSALSFriday 23 August – Saturday 7 September, 2-5pm daily (excluding Sundays and Mondays) EVENTS: Thursday 22 August, 7pm, Thursday 29 August, 7pm & Sunday 8 September, 6pm (please note new date) The Trotsky Rehearsals are based on Achim Lengerer‘s ongoing research on the […]
]performance s a l o n [ with VestAndPage September’s Salon is led by VestAndPage: Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes – for further details on their collaborative and respective works in Performance art, filmmaking, visual art, writing and as independent curatorial practices please see:http://www.vest-and-page.de/ At ]performance s a l o n [ they will present […]
Artists Anne Vinogradoff and Jocelyn Allen will be discussing their work in the exhibition and the benefits of supportive creative workshops such as Tri-pod, facilitated by Miranda Gavin & Wendy Pye. Tri-pod is a creative initiative supporting lens-based artists working on Projects in Process. Inside Out is Tri-pod’s second exhibition, held at Photofusion Gallery from 9-30 […]
What is distance when there is love? Is there an end if love connects us? Something Human in partnership with Deptford Lounge presents 130912 (if i can’t love you, it will kill me) a performance by Singaporean live artist Malvina Tan, as part of Something Human’s FRESHLY PACKED\ALWAYS CHECK THE LABEL series of live performance works. 130912 […]
Anthea Hamilton In response to the exhibition STURTEVANT LEAPS JUMPS AND BUMPS, artist Anthea Hamilton leads a conversation covering her ongoing research in the ‘physical knowledge’ of objects (A. Artaud) and its connection to the use of found images in popular culture.
Discussion panel: Lucy Newman Cleeve (Man&Eve), James Payne (PayneShurvell), Alex Virji (artist) and Mat Chivers (artist), Paul Carter Robinson (Editor of Artlyst) Through the exhibition New British 2013, kindly sponsored by Aesop and taking place at the historic The Lloyds Club, the curators of Patch – Katie Heller and Annabel Cary – offer an opportunity […]
The Oral Tradition is a series of short projects focusing on performed narrative. Jeremy Evans works in drawing, performance video and text, examiningstructures of understanding that we use consciouslyor otherwise to traffic with the world around us.
A series of readings in the Artists’ Studio by artists including: Fabian Peake, Francesco Pedraglio, Susan Finlay, Brighid Lowe, Audrey Reynolds and Maria Zahle. Staged to mark the start of Flash 500: new writing by artists, commissioned by Akerman Daly.
A Love Song, For Gilgamesh was originally scripted for the striking location of the empty swimming pool on board the SS Rotterdam – an ex cruise-ship moored in Rotterdam Harbour. For The Oral Tradition, artist Ruth Barker will spend one week re-imagining and developing the work in the Artist’s Studio, for a live public performance.
The Oral Tradition is a series of short projects focusing on performed narrative. For his contribution to The Oral Tradition, Paul Carr will bring together and perform scripted dialogue, music and text for The Tribute, the latest episode in The Fifth Runway Radio Tour series.
This one day programme explores the potential of making someone else’s work one’s own and invites a selection of artists and writers to rearrange Stephen Kaltenbach’s canvas and place it in relation to a work, one of their own or another’s. Participating artists include Jesse Ash, Alex Cecchetti, Peles Empire and Philomene Pirecki.
An ambitious new installation by Gazelli Art House artist Shan Hur has recently been unveiled at Berkeley Square House in Mayfair. Hur was selected to participate in their ongoing program of displaying art in around the building. His innovative site-specific work spreads across the impressive glass façade of the building’s atrium, utilising the space in […]