A typical night out in South London? Thought you could escape your local? Not tonight. Amongst the candle light and shadows Chalk Dust Cabaret lie in wait and as the night ensues, it’s clear nothing is as it seems. Have you seen the strange man in the corner rummaging through the bins? And that barmaid’s clearly giving you the […]
We are delighted to celebrate the launch of Iain R. Webb’s new book As Seen in BLITZ: Fashioning ’80s Style with a series of special events. Over the weekend there will be a pop-up show in the ICA Theatre curated by former fashion editor Iain R Webb, a series of talks with special guests, and […]
During the residency Arcadia Missa used Banner Repeater project space as a site of production for a public editorial process, inviting several writers and artists, including Hannah Black and William Kherbek to collectively re-write and co-dismantle their previous working text: UN-PUBLISH 2.03: Revolutionizing Desire: A Reclamation of Representation for its Affective Potential; which questioned the […]
PureArts Spring Fair Workshops A workshop exploring abstract photography. The end objective of this workshop will be to enable the participants to discuss what abstract photography is about: discuss and describe the work of various artists in the context of abstract photography:demonstrate a practical understanding of what an abstract photograph is by taking their own […]
Age Range: Suitable for 16+ A music show in North Library, forming part of Project Adorno’s mission to establish alternative pop gigs in libraries. Based around a theme of ‘urban folktales’, this one will represent a rare UK performance by the critically-acclaimed cult musicianMomus, a controversial and influential provocateur of the indie music scene. ‘One of pop’s […]
Age Range: Suitable for 14+ 25 years ago young poet Deborah Levy attended Poetry West Hampstead run by poets Valerie Sinason, Bernard Kops and John Horder. Today, award winning playwright, poet and author Deborah Levy and psychoanalyst and author Valerie Sinason pick up their conversation following the publication of “Black Vodka”, Levy’s brilliant new collection of […]
Age Range: Suitable for 12+ John Hegley Performance poet, musician and comedian who is always Glad to Wear Glasses. An Edinburgh Festival regular, he is noted for his exploration of such diverse topics as dog hair, potatoes, handkerchiefs and the misery of human existence. El Crisis Spoken-word sensation, specialising in chants and incantations (some to his maker, some […]
Cinema’s enfant terrible Lars Von Trier explores the American way of life in Dogville (2003) andManderlay (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, ethics and human brutality. In her Projections lecture, Mary Wild […]
‘Theorem’ (1968), by Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini, is a fascinating tale about a mysterious stranger, played by Terence Stamp, who passionately seduces then abandons each member of wealthy Milanese family and in doing so transforms the vacuous nature of their existence. In her Projections lecture, Mary Wild offers a Freudian psychoanalytic reading of ‘Theorem’, […]
New York-based artist Olaf Breuning’s Home trilogy is the subject of this screening. Each 30 minute film follows Breuning’s alter ego, played by Brian Kerstetter, as he travels to a range of exotic locations across the globe in a continual state of cultural anxiety. The artist will be present for a Q&A after the screening. […]
Announcing Boaz Vaadia’s new book. This first major publication of Israeli-born sculptor Boaz Vaadia takes the reader on a journey from his early days growing up on a small farm in Israel to his copious stone sculptures. Come meet artist Boaz Vaadia and the book’s contributing author Wendy Steiner at this book signing event, which […]
Leon Chew will be discussing his current show, Asphalt Black, with the artist Andrew Curtis with whom he shares a studio and has worked with on collaborative projects including PayneShurvell’s ‘Your Garden is Looking a Mess (2011). The first solo show by British photographer Leon Chew includes a series of works based on blown-out car […]
Federico Campagna discusses Infinitely Demanding by Simon Critchley. Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor at the New School for Social Research, and also teaches at Tilburg University and the European Graduate School. For Critchley, profound disappointment is to be found at the heart of every modern liberal democracy. He argues for an ethics of commitment […]
Please join us for a in conversation with artist Larry Bell. Larry Bell is one of the most noteworthy representatives of abstract art in the postwar period, whose career has spanned four decades and has given him an audience in all the major art centers of the world. His medium, “light on surface,” has often […]
Originally titled Deadly is the Female, this film noir follows the story of a well meaning husband pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is. The screening accompanies Richard T. Walker’s exhibition in defiance of being here at Carroll / […]
Rich Mix is hosting the first DIY Cultures fair on Saturday 7th April. It will be a day long festival of zines, artist books, comics and distros. There will be films, animation and video art as well as art exhibitions, workshops and music. Rich Mix will be celebrating all things independent, autonomous and alternative.
During the first week of April Peckham Print Studio will be hosting a pop-up studio and gallery at Boxpark in Shoreditch, one of London’s prime retail locations. Throughout the week there will be several exciting events taking place including Pull Your Own Print (PYOP) on the weekend, a First Thursdays evening with print based clothing […]
Sylvain George’s Vers Madrid – The Burning Bright! documents the origins of the Occupy movement in this experimental newsreel, recording the grassroots protest movement that evolved in Madrid in 2011.
an evening event that brings artists, musicians, academics, foodies and a myriad of other specialists together to be stimulated, enlightened and fed, in an atmosphere of generosity and egalitarianism. In the spirit of the Salons conversation is opened up to the audience after the talks/musical performance and will continue to flow over an informal meal.
A director of neighbouring gallery Space Station Sixty-Five brings her own perspective to the exhibition. Rachael House is an artist and gallerist. At the core of her practice is a desire to democratise art and make it available to those who may not visit galleries and museums. This event accompanies the Beaconsfield exhibition Tamsyn Challenger: […]
We are happy to announce our selection for April’s Cinema Club, ‘Fuck for Forest,‘ a documentary by young Polish director Michal Marczak. The film follows the Berlin based NGO with the same title, who raise money for the environment by selling homemade erotic films and photos on the Internet. Based on the idea that sex can save […]
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 […]
The Serpentine Gallery presents a talk dedicated to the Fischli/Weiss installation in Kensington Gardens, Rock on Top of Another Rock. This event, programmed in consultation with Peter Fischli, explores the fascinating history of stones and rocks in art. Precariousness, stability and a sense of the absurd, evoked by Fishli/Weiss’s monumental sculpture at the Serpentine Gallery, will be discussed, […]
10.15am – 3.00pm Sunday 14th April 2013 at Brockwell Park Hall, Brixton, London The workshop will involve two teams and one final goal, excellent fashion photography! This is an introduction workshop to the fashion photography industry. The course is aimed for a wide range of photographers and fashion stylists.
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Since 2009, Urban Dialogues has worked with artists to build respect and understanding between individuals and communities by commissioning artistic collaborations and creating cross-cultural events and exhibitions. We invite you to connect with other artists, find out more about exhibiting and discuss our annual collaborative commissions of £1500 at Urban Dialogues Connect. Light […]
VIBE:Shorts announces 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. This month will focus on some of the grittier stories in life facing rejection, confusion, transitions and conflicts. Join […]
Speed Networking provides a platform where artists can network with their peer group face to face, make connections and share ideas. Although artists need critics, curators, collectors and galleries, for an artist peer recognition is the foundation of their practice. Feedback and support from colleagues is vital. Karin Janssen Project Space provides a platform where […]