1 August 2013

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Sven Werner: Tales of Magical Realism

“as many shades of Freud as there are of David Lynch in an elaborate immersive experience that draws you further and further in” Neil Cooper, Map Magazine (Sonica 2012) “absorbing, mentally and physically…the magical story and the involvement and interaction with beautiful machinery, left us wishing that it was longer” Art Wednesday (Norfolk & Norwich […]

1 August 2013

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Robbie Thomson: Ecstatic Arc

5***** “one of the most exciting and ambitious works I have seen lately, both celebrating and criticising technological advancement”  Christopher Macinnes, The Skinny (Sonica 2012) Robbie Thomson’s Ecstatic Arc is an installation artwork and powerful live performance that combines music and mechanical choreography. Created using found materials and recording devices, this machine-powered, theatrical installation features […]

31 July 2013

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Create Space Open Days

Hi everybody! We are proud to announce that our studio/workshops facilities will be open from the 1st of August.  We are hosting open days every Saturday at 1pm and every Wednesday at 7pm. This will be a chance for people to view our rentable spaces and workshop facilities. We are offering 24/7 access to studio spaces […]

30 July 2013

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Romanian writer-director Adrian Sitaru comes to RCC

Join us for the screening of the short films WAVES (2007) and THE CAGE (2010) by Romanian writer-director Adrian Sitaru. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with writer-director Adrian Sitaru and film producer Mara Călugăreanu. Adrian Sitaru comes to RCC to talk about his latest projects, amongst them House Party (2012), […]

29 July 2013

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First Fridays drop-in tour

Wandering through Regent’s Park on a Friday afternoon? Why not turn up at 2pm on the first Friday of every month for a free 30 minute guided tour. Discover our fascinating museum collections (including gruesome stories of past medical treatments) our fabulous collection of portraits and our magnificent Grade I listed building. Just let reception […]

29 July 2013

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First Fridays drop-in tours

Wandering through Regent’s Park on a Friday afternoon? Why not turn up at 2pm on the first Friday of every month for a free 30 minute guided tour. Discover our fascinating museum collections (including gruesome stories of past medical treatments) our fabulous collection of portraits and our magnificent Grade I listed building. Just let reception […]

29 July 2013

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Royal College of Physicians: first Fridays drop-in tours

Wandering through Regent’s Park on a Friday afternoon? Why not turn up at 2pm on the first Friday of every month for a free 30 minute guided tour. Discover our fascinating museum collections (including gruesome stories of past medical treatments) our fabulous collection of portraits and our magnificent Grade I listed building. Just let reception […]

29 July 2013

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Janette Parris Film Night

In addition to our regular programme, Hales Gallery warmly welcomes you to attend a summer special film night showcasing the work of British artist Janette Parris on the 1st August, commencing at 6:30 pm.

25 July 2013

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How Do We Perceive Art Through Vision or Cognition?

We are pleased to invite Professor Semir Zeki, an expert on visual cognition and neuro-aesthetics, to speak with Tatsuo Miyajima, one of the most prominent Japanese artists practising today and who has been influenced by cognitive science. Conceptual approaches to art are familiar to contemporary audiences, yet there remain fundamental questions of what art is and where it […]

25 July 2013

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Wimp: One Man’s Show

Physical Theatre

25 July 2013

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Summer Screening Season 1

Almanac is pleased to present Summer Screening –  Season I, an evening of video works and films coinciding with the last days of ‘Room for an Arrow’, a solo exhibition by Joshua Sex.

23 July 2013

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DocHouse Presents: GOD LOVES UGANDA & PANEL DISCUSSION

AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY Dir. Roger Ross WilliamsUS – 2013 – 83 mins After decades of war, brutality and instability, and with 50% of its population under 15 years old, Uganda has become Ground Zero for American evangelicals. Western churches have identified it as fertile ground in which to plant the values of the Christian Right, […]

18 July 2013

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Walking tours: discover medical London this summer

Take a walking tour with professional City of Westminster guides to uncover the secret histories of London and medicine. The tours lead you through the streets and stories that have made London a city of sickness and a city of cures for over a thousand years. From blue-blooded Royalty to body snatchers, anatomists to anaesthetists, […]

17 July 2013

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The Dynamics of Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is created in a fraction of a second by at least two people, two different personalities, a model and a photographer, in a moment of special affinity, a kind of spiritual kinship.

15 July 2013

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ICA Off-Site: Cinema on The Steps: Contemporary Middle Eastern Film

Join us each night from 7.30pm on the Duke of York steps for special outdoor screenings of contemporary Middle Eastern cinema. The three days of screenings will be curated byAlia al-Senussi (Art Basel Miami Beach), Abdullah al-Turki (Creative Director of Edge of Arabia), Abdellah Karroum (Director of Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha) and Ahmed […]

15 July 2013

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A Weekend of Anger: the Films of Kenneth Anger

The ICA is pleased to welcome seminal Los Angeles-based filmmaker Kenneth Anger to introduce and discuss his work, alongside a rare opportunity to view a comprehensive survey of his practice spanning nearly six decades, from 1940s to the present. Kenneth Anger will introduce both screenings, the first on Saturday 27 July including works made between […]

15 July 2013

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Park Acoustics

Consisting of various infor mal performances, readings and installations that engage with the space of Southwark Park, Park Acoustics will feature a series of sonic events conceived for the park.

12 July 2013

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The Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD)

  The Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD) “Contemporary International Dialogue: Art-based Developments and Culture Shared between Nations” London; August 21st – 26th, 2013     Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring […]

11 July 2013

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A Mighty Big If: Richard Strange in conversation with Richard Wilson

The House of St Barnabas is excited to announce the next A Mighty Big If in a season of events and conversations for summer 2013.  Ahead of the launch of its not-for-profit members’ club this Autumn, the beautiful chapel will once again open its doors for these intimate and unique events. Recently described as a […]

11 July 2013

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SITUATION|EVENT

SITUATION|EVENT 19 July – 8 September 2013Launch night PROCESS|MUSIC: Thursday 18 July, 7–10pm This summer Gasworks launches SITUATION|EVENT (SIT|EV), a 60-day project packed with performances, workshops, readings, screenings and other events that bring audiences in direct contact with the process of art making as it unfolds.   The events as part of SIT|EV seek to […]

10 July 2013

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Printpresto – Printmaking for absolute beginners

Printpresto – Printmaking for absolute beginners   This eight week course will introduce you to a range of direct printing techniques.  You will be shown how to use simple materials in step-by-step processes that will generate stunning results. You will be guided with an individual approach that will inspire you to explore printmaking in your […]

10 July 2013

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Public Speaking for Artists

Of course as an artist you have fascinating stuff to say, but if public speaking is out of your comfort zone, it’s not that easy. Rest assured, you are not alone; it’s the same for most people. Luckily, the tools to help with nerves and make positive changes are simple to learn. Over two evenings, […]

10 July 2013

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Performance Reading by SILVIA ZIRANEK and JOHN JAMES

Wednesday 10 July, 7pm, promptly  Gallery Petit, Chelsea, London Following the MAKING ART exhibition launch, there will be a reading by artist Silvia Ziranek with a special appearance of the celebrated talents of the esteemed poet John James at Sandra Higgins’ Gallery Petit on Wednesday 10 July, to begin at 7pm, promptly.  John James, an […]

10 July 2013

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A Small Hiccup Version III

An evening of mis-communication, interrupted transmission and deficient distribution.Featuring contributions by: Holly Antrum / Johann Arens / Ruth Beale / Jacqueline Bebb / James Bell / Helen Brown / Tomas Chaffe / Maia Conran / Ben Cove / Patrick Coyle / Alfredo Cramerotti / Mark Essen / Leo Fitzmaurice / Lauren Godfrey / James Gormley / […]

9 July 2013

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Piotr Kotlicki: Suitcreature

Project by PIOTR KOTLICKI BORN IN 1972 IN POLAND, PIOTR KOTLICKI ATTENDED THE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN LODZ. CURRENTLY WORKS AS AN ASSISTANT AT THE Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School. IN LINE WITH HIS BACKGROUND, HIS CREATIVE WORK IS MULTIMEDIA-ORIENTED AND ENCOMPASSES PERFORMANCES, PAINTING, SOUND INSTALLATIONS AS WELL AS VIDEO CONTRIBUTIONS. THEY HAVE […]

9 July 2013

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No One Belongs Here More Than You | Performative Reflections on Eastern Europeans

Join us for an evening of tolerance, friendship and performances containing genuine Eastern Europeans. RCC presents two comedy skits highlighting attitudes some people have regarding Eastern Europeans and prefer to conceal behind an awkward smile. As much as we may dislike them, people tend to place themselves and the others in categories that sometimes need […]

9 July 2013

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Talk | Photography, Architecture, Research

Annalisa Sonzogni in conversation with Charles Rice. Annalisa and Charles will discuss the importance that photography has in their research with our first exhibition for young photographers as a backdrop. This talk is free and open to the public. Annalisa Sonzogni is an artist who works primarily in photography and film. She received a Masters […]

9 July 2013

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Craft it Yourself: Lino Block Printmaking

Lino Block Printmaking expert Lucie Pritchard will help you create your own lino stamp and print your design onto a range of stationery including a card, gift bag and gift tags. An easy way to personalise gifts! Whether you’re a beginner or have dabbled in printmaking before and would like a refresher, come let your […]

9 July 2013

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Craft it Yourself: Hat Party! Make a Fascinator

Design your own fantastic fascinator with award winning millinery studio, Katherine Elizabeth Millinery. Having worked for star milliner Stephen Jones and made hats for Dita von Teese, Alexa Chung, Fern Cotton and Lily Allen, now Katherine shares her hat-making secrets with us all. Learn how to create a fascinator using a headband or felt bases, […]

8 July 2013

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Music in the Dark – acoustic guitar performance by Jean-Pierre Mas

What happens to your senses when the lights go out? ‘Music in the dark’ – unique and intimate acoustic guitar performances by local artist and musician Jean-Pierre Mas For just three performances in August, local artist and musician Jean-Pierre Mas will take his audiences on a  journey in the dark through Oriental, Spanish, Gypsy and […]

8 July 2013

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Verfreundungseffekt

The first in a series of special evening events based on themes arising from an individual arts or literary publication.

8 July 2013

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Depicting the World of Kamuy – Portraits of the Ainu – Talk by Makiko Ui

Makiko Ui is a Tokyo-based photographer who has been pursuing the lives of the Ainu of Japan, an indigenous people with a distinct language, religion and culture. Striving to capture the forgotten lives of the Ainu for 20 years, Ui’s ethnographic photographs act as captivating yet sensitive accounts of the history and people, and have led […]