17 June 2013

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What Does Performance Art Want

More specifically, how does the art school nurture, support and inform emerging performance and live art practitioners? Starting from 11am and running until 5pm artists from around London will perform in various spaces across the Wimbledon campus. Between 1-2pm a public long table discussion will be held to give both visitors, students and artists a […]

17 June 2013

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Book Works and Common Objects: Tokens of Things Yet to Come

An evening of provocations, and future propositions, hosted by Book Works as part of Common Objectives.

17 June 2013

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Woman With Mirror

Curham & Ihlein were aware of the idea that Sherwin could not carry on performing Man with Mirror forever. Motivated to ‘carry on and extend the tradition’ Curham & Ihlein considered documentation an unremarkable end, and instead designed a DIY brochure for recreating a new version of Man with Mirror that was historically inquisitive, experiential and incidentally unisex and […]

14 June 2013

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Launch: Schizm Magazine Issue Six: Access/Excess (Coercion, Proliferation & Mutation)

Launch: Schizm Magazine Issue Six:     Access/Excess (Coercion, Proliferation & Mutation)   edited by Emma Holmes.   With Contributions from:   Bob Ajar, Maziar Afrassiabi, Sam Basu, John Chilver, Matt Calderwood, Rhys Coren, Patrick Coyle, Arnaud Desjardin, Catherine Hughes, Thomas Lock, Paul McDevitt, Cornelius Quabeck, Sean Parfitt and Katarina Zdjelar.   8.30pm screening a […]

14 June 2013

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or-bits.com launch: On the Upgrade – WYSIWYG

Friday 28th June 2013, 6.30-8.30pm.   or-bits.com launch: On the Upgrade – WYSIWYG   On the Upgrade – WYSIWYG, is a new or-bits.com publishing project: a POD book, also distributed as a PDF, which includes artworks by:   Jamie Allen, Renee Carmichael, David Horvitz, IOCOSE, Michael Kargl, Sara Nunes Fernandes, Julia Tcharfas, Maria Theodoraki and […]

14 June 2013

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Open Studio: A Look Inside The Printing Process

A Look Inside The Printing Process East London Printmakers invites you to an Open Studio! On 11th July 2013, from 6 ’til late, ELP is opening its doors for a night packed with opportunities for you to have a glimpse into printing processes. As well as a chance to see our fantastic facilities, there will […]

13 June 2013

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In Dreams: Cob Gallery Pop Up Print Shop

The Cob Gallery, in association with Guts for Garters, are launching a pop up print shop alongside their major exhibition In Dreams.  The print shop will explore the universal phenomenon of dreaming, in particular looking at lucid dreaming, heightened by hallucinogenics. The focus in on the beat generation, with artwork, first edition books and original memorabilia […]

12 June 2013

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TALK: Sound in Contemporary Sculpture Rob Olins FRBS and Composers from the Royal College of Music

The second in our series of summer talks explores Sound in Contemporary Sculpture.  Royal College of Music composers Raquel García-Tomás, Ryan Cockerham, and the duo Sam Delves and Elis Czernaik are collaborating with Rob Olins to create sound pieces in response to his work on the forecourt, InVisible.   Visual and sound artists will discuss the […]

12 June 2013

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A Talk by Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum

This talk is in regards to the current exhibition ‘BLitz Photographers’.

11 June 2013

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Summer Salon

Summer Salon Islington Arts Factory Call for Entries Exhibition: 26th July – 16th August 2013 Islington Arts Factory invites artists to exhibit at the Summer Salon, 2013. This is a great opportunity to showcase new 2D in any media as part of this large scale exhibition. Join over 100 other artists from diverse backgrounds in […]

10 June 2013

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JEANNE MASOERO in conversation with SARAH KENT: ‘From Idea into Image’

Following a successful private view and as part of Sandra Higgins’ on-going series of salon events at her Gallery Petit, we are delighted to be hosting a talk with the artist Jeanne Masoero and the prominent art critic, Sarah Kent. ‘From Idea into Image’ will take us through an in-depth exploration of the sedulity and […]

10 June 2013

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‘Invisible Lives: Romanian Night Workers in London’ – Short Film Documentary by Iulius-Cezar Macarie

Join us for the screening of the short film documentary – Invisible Lives: Romanian Night Workers in London – followed by a short discussion with Iulius-Cezar Macarieand Tim Marrinan. Global cities like London have an incessant rhythm of consumption that needs to be maintained around-the-clock. This short film shines a light on the invisible lives of people working at […]

10 June 2013

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Richard J Butler

Exploring the ideas of indeterminacy and spontaneity, Butler’s practice is based on processes that emphasise the contingent character inherent to the act of creating. Composed of oil paint, chalk, dust collected debris and sometimes residue from previous projects, his pieces can be regarded as performative paintings, in which the notions of chance and accident play […]

10 June 2013

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Paul Kindersley: The Drawing Theatre

Expect a day of pop performance, contemporary surrealism and tacky post modernism as London Drawing join forces with performance artist Paul Kindersley for an adventure in life drawing. This is a very special edition of The Drawing Theatre as for the first time they go underground in the maze of subterrainian spaces at the splendid […]

10 June 2013

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Residency 4 Exhibition and Screening

Martin Gros and Emily Richardson with Jonathan P. Watts.

10 June 2013

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Panel Discussion for Thinking is Making

Thinking is Making celebrates ten years of the Mark Tanner Sculpture prize and questions both the presence and absence of the object and its maker within contemporary British sculpture. The sculptural object has spent much of the recent past being made to disappear from view. The word sculpture might still carry connotations of weight, scale and […]

10 June 2013

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Gallery Setting

“Design is for everyone. Design Exhibitions should be for everyone. Appreciating good design should not just be for the art-schooled, admiring work placed on the pristine white walls of design blogs and galleries. Good design was intended for the masses. Good design should be available to be appreciated by everyone.” Gallery setting is an exhibition […]

10 June 2013

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An Evening With Alex Brenchley and Paul Haworth

Alex Brenchley is an artist and musician. Soon to publish Overground, a collection of his cartoons, Alex has participated in shows at the Barbican, Rochelle School and Carlos/Ishikawa. Paul Haworth is a writer and rapper. His third novel, Jonny on a Chorizo, came out in February. Paul has performed at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Motto Berlin and CAC Vilnius. DAVID G. […]

9 June 2013

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Retreat in Spain, a memorable art-focused trip

The ‘Heights Art Studios & Gallery’ in Houston and the Art Studio of Maria Marticorena in Spain have organized a wonderful retreat for artists and for art enthusiasts in the region of Galicia, Northern Spain. We have two groups, one in September and the other in October 2013. You will be staying in a 500 year old traditional […]

7 June 2013

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Maurice Carlin – Performance Publishing: Regent Trading Estate

Maurice Carlin Preview: 21st Jun, 6 – 9pmOpen: 22nd Jun to 24th Jul, Wed to Sat, 1 – 6pmOpen via appointment: 25th Jul to 29th Sept (contact jack.welsh@islingtonmill.com Unit 5, Regents Trading Estate, Salford, M5 4DE (adjacent to Islington Mill (http://goo.gl/maps/Ybs4D) ) Performance Publishing, Regent Trading Estate forms part of an ongoing work by Maurice Carlin […]

7 June 2013

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Bow Arts Open Studios (Day Time Event)

This year’s Bow Arts’ Open Studios offers 150 open studios, gallery and cafe exhibitions, a BBQ, plenty of drink, pop up performances from Bubble Club and music from DJs who will be playing throughout the day! An opportunity to throw open our doors and embrace the wider creative community and general public, this annual event […]

7 June 2013

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Bow Arts Open Studios (Evening Event)

The Bow Arts Open is the highlight of our events calendar and a chance to show off the amazing talent and enthusiasm our over 400 artists strong community has to offer.  From 6pm onwards we will be throwing our doors open and welcoming all for this fantastic opportunity to mingle and meet with Bow Arts’ […]

6 June 2013

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The Spirit of ’45 – Free Screening

Join Rowan Arts at the screening of Ken Loach’s documentary “The Spirit of ’45”. It will be followed by a panel discussion featuring artist Bobby Baker, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Emily Thornberry MP, Leader of Islington Council Catherine West. The theam will be the role of the state and how we can work together to create […]

5 June 2013

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SEMINAR: BUSINESS SKILLS FOR ARTISTS

This seminar has been developed to provide the skills necessary to navigate more effectively in the commercial art world. Areas covered: • How to build a portfolio for presentation to a gallery/dealer • Marketing your work successfully • How to get the press on your side and get ahead of the competition • Communicating to […]

5 June 2013

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Islington Exhibits Film Screening – MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN ART

Friday 5th July 2013. 7pm – 9pm. Special event as part of Islington Exhibits MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN ART Followed by a Q&A session with artist Bob and Roberta Smith and director John Rogers. UK 2012 Dir. John Rogers. 75 min. (Cert12) This is a documentary about the artist Bob & Roberta Smith, in reality one person called […]

5 June 2013

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Map Gift Shop special shopping event in support of Rowan Arts

Map Gift Shop special shopping event in support of Rowan Arts Friday 14 June 2013 10am-8pm Map Gift Shop: 93 Junction Road, Upper Holloway, N19 5QX (see map) Join us for a glass of bubbly from 6-8pm To celebrate Rowan Arts’ 10th birthday and Map Gift Shop‘s 20th birthday, we’re hosting a joint day-long shopping event  – with specially […]

5 June 2013

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Presentation: Linda Mulcahy on Legal Architecture and the Shifts Towards the Virtual Trial

Linda Mulcahy, professor at LSE’s Department of Law, speaks about her research on the history of legal architecture and more recent shifts towards the virtual trial. Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A. More on Linda Mulcahy’s Research: Mulcahy’s 2010 book Legal Architecture: Justice, Due Process and the Place of Law addresses how the environment of […]

5 June 2013

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RESIDENCIES OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND In partnership with Studio Voltaire

FRIDAY 28 JUNE, 6-9PM & SATURDAY 29 JUNE 12-6pm Current residency artists Marianna Christofides, Youngmi Chun, Alexandra Ferreira and Bettina Wind,Marcius Galan and Shreyas Karle conclude their residencies by opening their studios to the public, giving visitors a unique opportunity to meet the artists and explore the work they have produced during their time in London.  For the duration of the […]

5 June 2013

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DʼArusha à Arusha Screening and Discussion

A screening of DʼArusha à Arusha (From Arusha to Arusha, 114 min., France / Canada / Rwanda 2008) by French filmmaker Christophe Gargot, which looks at the international tribunal of the major offenders in the genocide and civil war in Rwanda that took place in Arusha, Tanzania from 1995. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with […]

5 June 2013

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RESOLUTION 978 HD Screening & Discussion

Please join us for a screening of RESOLUTION 978 HD (HD video, 35 min., Finland / UK 2013) by Model Court, followed by a discussion between the artists and Gasworks’ exhibitions curator Robert Leckie. This will be an opportunity to hear first-hand about the development of Model Court’s project at Gasworks and to interrogate their interest […]

4 June 2013

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Keine Zeit für Tränen (No Time for Tears)

A free evening of musical performance from composers Matthew Lee Knowles and Neil Luck as part of A Forger’s Kabarett. A Forger’s Kabarett is a series of four different and unique events taking place at the WW Gallery in Holborn, back-dropped by BERLIN: The Forger’s Tale: The Quest for Fame and Fortune, an immersive installation […]

4 June 2013

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Book Launch: Nigel Henderson & Eduardo Paolozzi: Hammer Prints 1954–75

In 1954 artists Nigel Henderson and Eduardo Paolozzi formed a creative partnership under the company name of Hammer Prints Limited. Over the course of the next seven years, the two artists established a commercial venture, collaboratively designing patterns and working with industry specialists to produce wallpapers, fabrics, ceramic tiles, furniture and tableware using their designs. […]