25 April 2013

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Movable Borders: The Reposition Matrix Workshop with Dave Young

Movable Borders: The Reposition Matrix Workshop with Dave Young Date: Saturday 18 May 2013, 1-5pmVenue: Furtherfield Gallery, McKenzie Pavilion   FREE WORKSHOP   BOOKING ESSENTIAL: Please register with Alessandra. Part of the Movable Borders: Here Come the Drones! exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery. In a post-national age, where “territorial and political boundaries are increasingly permeable”[1], what […]

25 April 2013

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Here 2013 Creative Symposium

Here 21 June 2013 A one-day symposium curated by It’s Nice That bringing together inspirational creatives from the UK and abroad to share their practice, process, ideas, and expertise with an emphasis on inspiration. On Friday June 21, It’s Nice That are hosting a one-day, fast-paced festival of creativity featuring some of the best practitioners […]

22 April 2013

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Clinic Launch Event

The launch of the third issue of the poetry, arts and music publication based in South East London.

22 April 2013

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Doug Fishbone: Elmina

Central to all of Fishbone’s work is a reliance on satire and humor, which invites the viewer to consider some of the more unseemly aspects of modern living in an amusing and disarming way. Elmina (screened at TATE Britain in 2011) is an unusual experiment in collaboration and co-authorship. Fishbone (a white Jewish American) cast […]

22 April 2013

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The Souchocrat’s Diktat

The Souchocrat’s Diktatisa minimal, divisive intervention in the cell block of the Old Police Station, Deptford, that sees an eastern European arriviste tarry the memory of her dead grandmothers while toying with the souvenirs of other people’s nans and other nations’ mourning rites. All participating artists are departed.

22 April 2013

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Matthew Tickle: Onboard Marlow

Onboard Marlow is a collapsed version of Tickle’s 2004 piece What The Eye Can’t See The Heart Can’t Grieve For in which 100 Geiger Counters and strobes were distributed about the buildings of the Campus of Queen Mary University of London in Mile End. At night the buildings scintillated flashes from within a hundred rooms.On […]

22 April 2013

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Melanie Jackson in Conversation with Esther Leslie

In a series of moving image works and ceramic sculptures, Jackson continues her ongoing investigation into mutability and transformation, which takes its lead from Goethe’s concept of the primal plant, the Urpflanze, that contained coiled up within it the potential to unfurl all possible future forms. To coincide with South London Art Map (SLAM) Last […]

22 April 2013

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Vibe Shorts: Indie Film Night

Vibe Gallery is proud to announce its next monthly independent short film night, taking place in the heart of Bermondsey. A fantastic selection of up and coming filmmakers who will be representing their films and answering questions from the audience. Join us for a relaxed and informal Q+A, drinks and amazing short films!

22 April 2013

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Her Eyes and My Voice

A performance by Connie Butler and Lauren Godfrey – under their creative pseudonym Vanessa Visual and Virginia Verbal – to launch and animate issue two of their publication Her Eyes and My Voice: ‘Performing to Objects.’ Butler and Godfrey invite established and emerging artists to contribute imagery, poetry, essays and conversations. For issue two, artists […]

22 April 2013

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21 Artists

London, UK- April 29th-May 17th 2013 – After a successful pilot project in Chicago, 21 Artists: London, an unprecedented arts project taking place in 3Space’s Blackfriars Hub, is set to take place from April 29-May 17. During that time, twenty one innovate, experimental and socially-driven artists from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and ages […]

19 April 2013

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Owning the Arts Conference (Are the Arts for everyone?)

This summer Rowan Arts is organising a one-day conference, Owning the Arts, for anyone who is interested in the question ‘Are the Arts for Everyone?’ The day is aimed at a wide range of artists, community activists, arts managers, producers and educators. The majority of the conference will allow for active participation in group discussions. Come […]

18 April 2013

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Gavin Turk and Jarvis Cocker: Art and Fame What Celebrity Does to Identity

The artist Gavin Turk has had a lifelong interest in the cult of personality and the construction of artistic myth. A major new book assembled under his direction showcases more than two decades of extraordinary sculptures, paintings, prints and installation pieces. Jarvis Cocker is widely regarded as one of the most original and memorable lyricists […]

18 April 2013

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2013 Manchester International Festival

There are muliple locations for this event. Check the website for further details before traveling.  Manchester International Festival is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, and takes place biennially in Manchester, UK. The Festival launched in 2007 as an artist-led, commissioning festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of […]

17 April 2013

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Ben Washington in conversation with Charlotte Bonham-Carter

          Book tickets for the talk here: benwashington.eventbrite.co.uk Artist Ben Washington will discuss his current site responsive show at the Nunnery Gallery titled Geometric Figuring. He 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 in which […]

17 April 2013

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Carte Blanche Summer Exhibition 2013

The exhibition will present imaginative and innovative art, craft and design work created from paper.

17 April 2013

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James Meyer: Big Ideas

Curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and Professor of History of Art James Meyer presents ‘Children of the Sixties.’ The talk addresses the compulsion of artists and writers born during the long Sixties (1955-1979) to revisit the political and cultural milieu of their earliest recollections. More broadly, it explores the representation of recentness, […]

16 April 2013

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Process Pop Up: Slade Bronze Lab

Investigating experimental approaches to the use of bronze, the Bronze Lab is a research project initiated by the Slade School of Fine Art. For this pop-up exhibition and talk, Ed Allington and Giles Corby, two of the founders of the Bronze Lab, and some of the Slade students who were selected to participate in last February’s bronze […]

15 April 2013

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Memodrome: Exile – Forum theatre

Memodrome: Exile is an exciting story about the challenges of leaving one’s home country after being exposed to a repressive political system. The performance deals with the individual struggle to understand the marks left by the past, while having to assimilate a new culture.   An exploratory performance about the feeling of ‘living in between’, Memodrome: […]

15 April 2013

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Rosalind Fowler: Folk in Her Machine

Premiere of the artist’s latest film work, a work-in-progress called Folk in Her Machine, recently screening (excerpt only) during the recent acclaimed In the Field symposium at the British Library. Along with Rosalind, Andrej Bako, sound recordist and sound designer as well as composer on the film will be present at the screening, to speak […]

15 April 2013

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The Drawing Theatre

Expect a day of intense drama and glamour for our latest collaboration with StudioFil, a creative multidisciplnary studio directed by the imitable and brilliant performance artist Le Fil. This is a very special edition of The Drawing Theatre as for the first time drawing and performance will be set against the fantastic soaring interior of […]

12 April 2013

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Post 3.11 – What Can Art Do? Case 2 – Documenting Tohoku

Post 3.11 is a series of talks with individuals who through art have in various ways been involved in supporting the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan. Showcasing their activities, this series aims to examine how the role of the artist and art activities can be vital in […]

12 April 2013

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Angel Flea Market

Sunday 19 May 2013 Open – 11am-6pm Free Entry   Up-cycled, Re-cycled, Retro, Vintage, Art, Books, Furniture, Collectables, Clothes, Bric-a-Brac, Tombola and MORE! At Candid Arts Trust   With over 50 traders, there’ll be something for everyone.   Pitches are £25 for the day. Tables are limited and can be hired for £5. On site cafe selling […]

11 April 2013

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Maia Conran: Deep within the Mirror We Perceive a Faint Line

Filmarmalade is proud to present Maia Conran’s film installation, Deep within the Mirror We Perceive a Faint Line, which draws on interactions between traditional and contemporary forms of media and projection. The installation consists of a series of super 8 projections of documentary films that re-read works Conran had previously shot on video. In doing so […]

11 April 2013

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Ah Haa School for the Arts Announces Formation of Telluride Painting Academy and Fall 2013 Semester

Ah Haa School for the Arts announces the formation of Telluride Painting Academy and the 2013 fall semester of intensives for emerging painters, current studio art majors, and beginners seeking to tap into their inner artists. The inaugural semester for Telluride Painting Academy is scheduled for September 9 through December 7, 2013.   Students may progress […]

11 April 2013

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An Evening with…Hidden House

This evening event will provide a rare and exclusive opportunity to tour Hidden House, byHogarth Architects and as seen on Grand Designs. Architect/owners Claire Farrow and Ian Hogarth will host this evening event at their new build 250 sqm family home located on a restricted site at the end of an existing mews in Kensington. In […]

10 April 2013

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WHAT LITTLE HANS KNEW: OPERA’S INVISIBLE MAN Performance presentation by Gerald Davidson

To mark the Wagner bi-centenary Gerald Davidson revives his performance about Freud’s “Little Hans”, first presented in 2009 to mark the centenary of the publication of “Analysis of a Phobia in a five-year-old boy”. Little Hans grew up to be Herbert Graf, an opera director at the Met, Salzburg and also for a time at […]

10 April 2013

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Holloway Arts Festival

Holloway Arts Festival 2013 will be bringing you a holiday within Holloway from 1 – 8 June. Our theme for this year is ‘Escape to Holloway’ where you will be able to experience the atmosphere of the British seaside through a riot of eclectic music, spoken word, film, comic performance, crafts, theatre and outdoor events. The festival encourages […]

10 April 2013

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Rock Pop & Vox – a closing party (Holloway Arts Festival)

Age Range: Suitable for all ages! A last hurrah of power-chords, synth-pop, indie and funk to see the Holloway Arts Festival to a fitting close. Featuring ToeJam n Earl, Sergeant Buzfuz, Project Adorno, John Arthur, and Diego Brown & the Good Fairy. Sergeant Buzfuz “A mishmash of psychedelia, Celtic folk, punk, improv, drone-rock and pop, their live […]

10 April 2013

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Mayton Street Festival

On Saturday the 1st of June between 1 and 5pm you will find Mayton Street and the Old Fire Station filled with an array of artists, activities and events. Dance to live music, get craft with art workshops, drink tea and eat cake at the pop-up tea room or simply just come down and soak up the atmosphere at what promises […]

10 April 2013

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Amannazotha

AMANNAZOTHA is an allegory in dance, music and noise, whole and broken words with sculpture both donned and inhabited. The image of the cave is central to this piece. Light from darkness and humans emerging from underground after centuries into a new world surface. Deconstructions and deformations span the ambiguous space between ‘real-time’ and ‘ritual-time’, […]

10 April 2013

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Terminal: A Miracle Play with Popular Music from the End of the World

A film and live performance event by Pil and Galia Kollectiv, featuring Jack Barraclough, Katia Barrett, Emily Rachel Beber, Victor M. Jakeman, Joseph Lewis, Rosie Ridgway and Stefan Sadler Terminal: A Miracle Play with Popular Music from the End of the World is a film and live performance project exploring the politics of post-apocalyptic fiction. […]

10 April 2013

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PRIVATE THEATRE: HYSTERICAL OPERA IN FREUD’S VIENNA An evening lecture by Gavin Plumley

Post-Wagnerian composers in Vienna actively explored the kind of mental dissociation described in Freud and Breuer’s Studies on Hysteria. Employing vast orchestras to create swirling psychodramas, their operas offer a beguiling artistic response to Anna O’s idea of ‘private theatre’. A few decades later many of those composers, exiled by the Nazis, employed the same […]