13 May 2013

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LUPA 19

Performances from: David Blandy Florence PeakeFiona WrightTom BresolinGeorge Nesbitt

13 May 2013

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Ecart Film Night

London’s Dairy Art Centre invites everyone in for a Museums at Night evening of Ecart films, performance and installation.  John Armleder and the Ecart group’s rarely screened short films from the 1970s will be shown in the newly opened space. Grab a vintage milk bottle by the entrance and come in and experience the world […]

13 May 2013

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Memodrome: Incubator 2 – The Memory Collector

ADMISSION IS FREE, but booking is essential. Click here for further details. IMMERSIVE THEATRE continues their series of performances as part of Open Arena – a research initiative aiming at exploring contemporary life of the Romanian Diaspora living in London. The third performance hosted by RCC brings to you a new character –The Memory Collector – who is part of […]

13 May 2013

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Press Material: An Artist

An-artist, Unlearning is a series of film screenings, performances and discussions animating aspects of pedagogical address in the shadow of the gallery, academy and art school. The programme encompasses enactments and presentations engaging forms, sites and practices connected to ‘undoing,’ ‘unlearning’ and ‘not-knowing,’ coinciding with the frame of experimental educational modes since the 1960s. ‘An-artist’ suggests […]

13 May 2013

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Videoclub and Film London Artists’ Movig Image Network present Selected 111

If you want to find the next big thing in British film art, then look no further.   The spotlight is about to fall on a select group of the UK’s finest and freshest up-and-coming artists whose medium is the moving image.   Nominated by a panel of their more established peers – each of […]

12 May 2013

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Belovéd Be-loved

Belovéd Be-loved  2pm-Late St Katharine’s Parmoor, A Platform for Living, Event – 22 June    Buy tickets from www.earthangelstudio.co.uk   We are excited to be able to have special guests ‘Berakah Project’ at St Katharine’s Parmoor, during the afternoon and evening of Belovéd Be-loved; a wonderful group of musicians who play from the heart with a message of peace, love and […]

11 May 2013

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‘A race of mankind’: evening lectures

    How similar are we to our primate relations? Anthropologists and scientists have explored this question for centuries, furthering our understanding of evolution, the human body and our place in nature. Lecture: ‘When physicians were polymaths’ Dr Bernard Wood, the George Washington University and the Smithsonian Institution Fellows of the RCP have played crucial […]

11 May 2013

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One-Day Performance Art Marathon

oNe-DaY PErFOmAnCE aRt mArAThoN Call for submissions- Performance Art Marathon This summer, ARtCH will hold its third ‘Spontaneous Combustion festival’. The festival will focus on and explore contemporary ideas of movement, dance and performance, happening in alternative spaces, within the infamous area of Hackney Wick. To do this, ARtCH will work in cooperation with local […]

10 May 2013

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OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to group exhibition – deadline: 31st May.

Selection Panel: Ben Vickers, Alana Kushnir, Helen Kaplinsky, and Ami Clarke.     We are asking for submissions of works that emanate from broadly speaking: artistic practice, as individuals or collectives, as well as other trans-disciplinary working arrangements, for a group exhibition to be held at Banner Repeater in June – August that consider the […]

9 May 2013

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Great East London Art Audit: Results

East London Fawcett’s Art Audit campaign was launched in order to provide a platform for celebrating women in the arts, and for initiating discussion on their position in the contemporary art world. Join them as they reveal the results of their year-long survey of London’s galleries and museums.

9 May 2013

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Daniel Kelly: Birds 2013

Birds2013 is a play by Daniel Kelly tracing the development and current role of the Internet and weaves its story into Aristophanes classical Greek play Birds.

9 May 2013

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Psychoanalytic Poetry Festival

Loss and Recovery: Conversations between Poets and Psychotherapists Three of our most distinguished contemporary poets in conversations with psychoanalysts and psychotherapists, exploring themes of trauma, loss and recovery in their work. Bernard O’Donoghuein civersation with David Morgan Sam Willetts in conversation with Gerry Byrne Jane Draycott in conversation with Caroline Garland

9 May 2013

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KOSMICA x Astroculture – A night of performance and conversations with Kapwani Kiwanga and Dr Nick C

Each KOSMICA session is unique: bringing together the cosmically curious and culturally quirky space community for a social mix of art–space programmes – a film screening, performance or live concert with a short presentation, talk and debate about alternative and cultural uses of space. KOSMICA x Astroculture – A night of performance and conversations with […]

9 May 2013

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Call for Artists: Liquid Cities & Temporary Identities | Finland 2013

Call for Artists: Liquid Cities & Temporary Identities | Finland 2013 Photography / Video Art / Computer Graphics / Painting / Performing Art Deadline: May 21, 2013   Prize: 1 International Exhibition organized by International ArtExpo   International ArtExpo is selecting all interesting photo works, video/short films, computer graphics works, paintings and performances to include […]

8 May 2013

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Martin C de Waal: I’m Too Sad to Tell You Film Screening

Richard Saltoun Gallery will be hosting a special screening of Martin C. de Waal’s film I’m Too Sad To Tell You, to coincide with the final week of our current exhibition Double Dutch: Bas Jan Ader, Stanley Brouwn and Ger van Elk. de Waal re-enacts Ader’s film of 1970, of the same title, in which he cries […]

7 May 2013

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A Different Afternoon With Dinner to Dye For

Join us for natural dyeing, cocktails, and a pop-up dinner using London’s botanicals. Dinner to Dye For is part natural dye workshop, part dining experience – using what is seasonal, local and foraged. Guests arrive to bubbling pots of colour made from the plants and weeds of the city.

7 May 2013

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Connecting Conversations with Deborah Levy

British playwright, novelist and poet Deborah Levy in conversation with psychoanalyst Valerie Sinason.  Deborah Levy trained at Dartington College of Arts leaving in 1981 to write a number of plays, highly acclaimed for their “intellectual rigour, poetic fantasy and visual imagination”, including Pax, Heresies for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Clam, Call Blue Jane, Shiny Nylon, Honey Baby Middle England, […]

5 May 2013

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Call For Entries – neo:artprize2013

neo:artprize2013 submission deadline midday monday 13th May13 June 2013 to 28 July 2013 neo:gallery is pleased to announce the launch of the neo:artprize2013. Having achieved critical acclaim in its inaugural year, the competition offers a prestigious showcase for contemporary visual artists as well as substantial prize money for the winner. The competition is juried by an independent […]

4 May 2013

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The Forth Pyramid – Magic, Art – Jesse Branford (NYU)

In 2012, Brooklyn-based artist Jesse Bransford was invited to create an installation for the respected Galverston Artist Residency in Texas. They wrote “If ever there were an artist who could make transformative magic a reality it would be Bransford. Building off of nearly ten years of research, Bransford’s drawings and numerical symbols transform the GAR […]

4 May 2013

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NOKO – Conjuration of Beelzebub

This extraordinary film is the result of many years of collaboration between Michael Strum, Scott Barnes and Barry William Hale, a collective called NOKO. Their sonic and filmic occult workings focus on the Enochian magical system, Beelzebub conjuration, and Qlipotic genii. This piece is a mesmerising occult experience, and was the sensation of the 2010 […]

4 May 2013

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Ithell Colquhoun – Surrealism, landscape and Paganism

Ithell Colquhoun (1906–1988) was a prolific British artist and occultist whose interests (and contact list!) spanned nearly the entirety of the developing British magical subculture in the 20th century. Based in Cornwall for 40 years, this illustrated lecture explores Colquhoun’s relationship with Cornwall’s land, history and politics and how it shaped her own spiritual and […]

3 May 2013

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FRESHLY PACKED: CONSIDER THE LOBSTER

Something Human, in partnership with Brockspace, are pleased to present a series of live performance works entitled FRESHLY PACKED / ALWAYS CHECK THE LABEL. This line-up of work will take place across the summer of 2013 and aims to bring new, experimental work and build new audiences for live performance work in Brockley, southeast London […]

2 May 2013

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Street Art Film Festival: Downtown 81 & Jo Peel Shorts

Exploring the past, present and future of street art and graffiti this series avoids genre staples such as ‘Style Wars’ and ‘Wild Style’ in favour of more off-beat cult classics such as the Jean-Michel Basquiat starring ‘Downtown 81’ and mirky ‘Wolfen’ among others.   The fair will continue at the same time on the 5th, […]

1 May 2013

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Ben Washington Artist Talk

Washington will talk about his interconnecting installations of sculpture and collage and his homemade arcade box that allows the viewer to navigate a virtual rendition of the installation and gallery in which you are standing. He will speak about the back and forth nature of his process, where objects and images constantly flux between different […]

1 May 2013

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Chantal de Gaudio: Welldoing Workshop

Chantal de Gaudio and Michael Townsend Williams have combined their skills to create a new program called WELLDOING – wellbeing for people who do. This working session gives you an opportunity to clarify where you are at in your life and how to make your ambitions attainable now. Participants will leave with a stronger awareness […]

1 May 2013

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PROJECTIONS 5: Psychoanalytic interpretation of Von Trier’s Dogville and Manderlay

90-minute lecture followed by 30-minute group discussionCinema’s enfant terrible Lars Von Trier explores the American way of life in Dogville (2003) and Manderlay (2005): films shot on minimal sets contrasting with intense subject matters. We follow Grace Mulligan, played first by Nicole Kidman and then by Bryce Dallas Howard, in these compelling studies of sociology, […]

1 May 2013

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Party For Freedom

Somewhere between a travelling cinema and theatre troupe, a kiss-a-gram and takeaway delivery service, London-based artist Oreet Ashery’s Party for Freedom is a performance and moving-image work that will appear across London.   Exploring trash aesthetics, performances of liberation and the exposure of political ideas around nakedness, Party for Freedom interrogates the visual, cultural and political values of perceived […]

30 April 2013

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Nasser Azam’s bronze sculpture Evolutionary Loop 517 to be unveiled at University of Aberdeen on 27t

Evolutionary Loop 517, a monumental six-metre bronze sculpture by the London-based contemporary artist, Nasser Azam, will be unveiled on the 27th May at the University of Aberdeen. The sculpture was commissioned for the Sir Duncan Rice Library, and is a new defining landmark for the University campus. The Library was officially opened in September 2012 […]

29 April 2013

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TALK | Contemporary art in the public realm

At what point does the crossover between the private and the public realm of collecting and exhibiting contemporary art occur? Exhibiting artist, Shan Hur will be joined by: Lock Kresler – Associate Director of Private Sales and Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christies.  Adrian George – Curator of Government Art Collection  With the UK’s largest […]

28 April 2013

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The mirror of health: Medical reflections and refractions, from the Islamic civilizations of the 9th

Royal College of Physicians London: Treasures Evening Talks exploring Arabic-Islamic medical tradition and its legacy, East and West, featuring the Royal College of Physicians’ rare collection of Islamic medical manuscripts dating from the 13th century. This collection has been newly researched and is being displayed for the first time, in our new exhibition: The mirror […]

27 April 2013

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The Poetic Museum – Talk

Julian Spalding is a well-known museum director and writer on art.  An example of his controversial views can be seen in the May issue of The Jackdaw. To reserve a seat contact the organiser, Selby Whittingham.

25 April 2013

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News of the World: Intensive Care Part 2

An important rule one learns in basic first aid training and lifesaving: the casualties that scream for attention are not the priority in the first instance, no matter how desperate their cries. You go to the silent ones first.