9 April 2015

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Introducing….Ignite Flameworking

Sat 2 May / 10.00, Sat 30 May / 10.00, Sat 6 June / 10.00, Sat 18 July / 10.00 An introduction to flameworking glass techniques This course will explore a range of flame-working techniques using borosilicate glass. Students will work with solid glass rods to make pendants, marbles, and miniature sculptural forms to take […]

9 April 2015

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Flameworking Club

Every Tuesday for 5 weeks beginning 21 April / 18.00 – 21.00 A five week course for those with experience to experiment using our fantastic facilities If you have some experience of flameworking and would like the opportunity to experiment over several weeks using our torches, tools and materials then this is the course for […]

9 April 2015

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Artistic Fused Glass

Every Monday for 5 weeks beginning 20 April / 18.00 – 21.00 or every Monday for 5 weeks beginning 15 June / 18.00 – 21.00 Five week fused glass course for those with basic experience Over the five weeks this course you will be instructed in the technical aspects of glass fusing that will allow […]

9 April 2015

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Create Your Own Glass Map with Inge Paneels

Using glass engraving and etching techniques, learn how to create your own glass map with layers of glass.  These workshops are part of the Bring the Happy, an arts project with Cultural Spring and Invisible Flock which will map happiness across Wearside and South Tyneside. This workshop is suitable for age 14 +.  

7 April 2015

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14/50: HEXEN 2.0 tarot reading by Mark Pilkington

During fig–2’s presentation of Suzanne Treister’s HEXEN 2.0 project, Mark Pilkington will conduct a group tarot reading using the HEXEN 2.0 deck.The HEXEN 2.0 Tarot features 78 alchemical drawings depicting interconnected histories of the computer and the internet, cybernetics and the counterculture, science-fiction and scientific projections of the future, government and military research programmes, social engineering and ideas of […]

4 April 2015

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InPrint-Is

We are delighted to announce an additional two weeks to upload your entries to InPrint-Is.com – Alternative, Experimental & Traditional Photographic Process Award – a juried exhibition and book publication by Christina Z. Anderson.

2 April 2015

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Text Home || A diasporic celebration of Eastern Europeans in the UK and an immigration-advice surger

The Romanian Cultural Centre in London (RCC) invites you to a party organised by the performance company There There, commemorating the last ten years of Eastern European presence in the UK. Join artists Dana Olarescu and Bojana Jankovic for a session of immigrant reminiscing, raise a glass to the future and share the immigrant lessons learned with a new wave of […]

31 March 2015

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Writing to the Impressionists

Writing to the Impressionists Course “Without him, we wouldn’t have survived” was Monet’s verdict on the role played by art dealer, Paul Durand-Ruel. In the early days of their radical movement, the Impressionist painters paid a heavy price for their rejection of tradition. Never far from the brink of poverty and ridiculed by critics and […]

30 March 2015

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Framing: fact and fiction

Friday Lates Framing: fact and fiction Start your weekend here. Join National Gallery experts for a glass of wine in the café followed by a talk. Present your ticket in the café after the event and receive a 25% discount on food and a complimentary glass of wine with your food purchase. What goes on […]

30 March 2015

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To see the Sea

Friday Late To see the sea Start your weekend here. Join National Gallery experts for a glass of wine in the café followed by a talk. Present your ticket in the café after the event and receive a 25% discount on food and a complimentary glass of wine with your food purchase. From Dutch seascapes […]

30 March 2015

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The landscape is my studio

The landscape is my studio Drawing workshop Jo Lewis Inspired by Monet’s The Thames below Westminster and Sisley’s View of the Thames: Charing Cross Bridge, this watercolour workshop explores the challenges of painting ‘en plein air’ (in the open air). Join artist Jo Lewis in the Gallery to explore how the Impressionists painted outdoors. Weather […]

30 March 2015

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Art Weekender: Channelling the avant-garde

Art Weekender Channelling the avant-garde: from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Post-Impressionists Sainsbury Wing Jo Rhymer and Christina Bradstreet Looking at a range of artists, paintings and domestic interiors, this weekend course with Jo Rhymer and Christina Bradstreet will open up the world of 19th-century art in both London and Paris. Discover the inspiration that French […]

28 March 2015

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This Must Be For You & YOUNG GOLD TEETH present LION PAW

Join anonymous gift-giving project This Must be For You and arts blog and creative collective YOUNG GOLD TEETH at Dalston institution the Shacklewell Arms for an all-day festival in the name of human kindness. This very special bank holiday event features a jam-packed line-up of live music from a host of new bands, and an exhibition […]

26 March 2015

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GREEN ISLAND 2015. URBAN HIVES

GREEN ISLAND 2015. URBAN HIVES Directed by Claudia Zanfi   “If bees disappeared, humankind would have three years of life left.” (Albert Einstein) Starting from Milano Design Week (April 2015) throughout EXPO in CITTA’ (May/June 2015), GREEN ISLAND (www.amaze.it) will present HURBAN HIVES, a cultural and creative programme of valorisation of eco-friendly practices and biodiversity […]

19 March 2015

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Art in the 21st Century – FICTION

Something Human is delighted to present a series of free screenings from Art in the Twenty-First Century’s 2014 programme of films that examine the work and experiences of internationally known visual artists. These screenings are aimed at promoting art literacy by introducing contemporary art practices to wider audiences. This programme offers the screening of each […]

19 March 2015

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Sounding out Peder Balke

Join this participatory walk, interspersed with snippets of pre-recorded audio, where you will stop to listen, observe, sketch and discuss points of interest about Balke’s walks in the 1830s across Norway’s frozen, sparsely populated, mountainous Telemark region. Through the intimacy of sound, you will enter the world that Balke encountered on his epic walks and consider […]

18 March 2015

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Artists’ Film Club: Oliver Laric

Oliver Laric attempts to overhaul the preconceived formulas of video and sculpture, blurring the space between the original art forms and his reimaginings. The screening will be followed by a Q&A

18 March 2015

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Artists’ Film Club: Continental Drift

Featuring work by Gabriel Abrantes, Marwa Arsanios, Wojtek Doroszuk and Marie Voignier, Continental Drift is a group screening of works in which geographic location plays a significant role in the narratives constructed on screen.

17 March 2015

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BSL Tour: Louise Bourgeois: Works on Paper

During her career Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) was best known for her sculptures – however she also produced a large body of works on paper throughout her lifetime. Join us for this BSL tour of this four-room display which brings together a selection of her prints, drawings and books.  The works in this display show how Bourgeois reworked ideas […]

17 March 2015

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Albert Serra: The Lord Worked Wonders in Me

The Lord Worked Wonders in Me began as an attempt to rediscover the mythical landscapes of La Mancha from Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Together with the cast from Honour of the Knights, Serra and his crew arrived to discover the landscapes no longer existed and set about instead making work about the making or in this case un-making of a […]

13 March 2015

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Top Picks Tour

by Adam Thirlwell and Mark Wallinger A unique opportunity to join writer Adam Thirlwell and artist Mark Wallingeras they select and discuss their favourite works from Drawing Biennial 2015. Adam Thirlwell, born in 1978, grew up in north London and read English at Oxford. His first novel, Politics (2003), was followed by The Escape (2009) and an avant-garde novella, […]

13 March 2015

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Gallery Launch: ‘Insohreckshan/Gentriphickayshan’ by Jo Stanford

A series of abstract and figurative paintings in oil and watercolour by Jo Stanford. ‘Insohreckshan/Gentriphickayshan’ represents an exploration of life in Brixton. Focusing on individuals who have alternately shaped and been shaped by Brixton, rather than buildings, a more intimate picture emerges of a vibrant locality pulsating with characters and a life of its own. […]

12 March 2015

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ECM | CD Launch Concert Giovanni Guidi Trio: This is the Day

Rosenfeld porcini is proud to partner up with ECM records for an exclusive concert by Giovanni Guidi Trio – Guivanni Guidi (piano), Thomas Morgan (bass), João Lobo (drums)– for the launch of their new album This is the day (out March 2015). The unique London concert ends the Trios extensive promotional tour for This is […]

12 March 2015

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Concert: Ballades from Brahms to Sumera by Emanuele Torquati

Although a contemporary gallery, rosenfeld porcini values a multidisciplinary approach both through its curated yearly themed exhibitions and the initiation of a cultural program focusing on one off niche events. rosenfeld porcini’s ongoing cultural programme features performance, debates and talks where the public is invited to experience and explore contemporary genres and topics in art. […]

6 March 2015

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Art in the 21st Century – INVESTIGTION

Art in the 21st Century – INVESTIGATION Something Human is delighted to present a series of free screenings from Art in the Twenty-First Century’s 2014 programme of films that examine the work and experiences of internationally known visual artists. These screenings are aimed at promoting art literacy by introducing contemporary art practices to wider audiences. […]

5 March 2015

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Björk

Four years on from her ground-breaking Biophiliaresidency, Björk is back at MIF for a spectacular one-off gig at Manchester’s Castlefield Arena. This will be Björk’s first European show since the release of her acclaimed new album Vulnicura.

5 March 2015

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Identity and Politics (Strangelove)

Strangelove: moving image festival presents a screening of Identity and Politics. This selection of work under the title Identity and Politics is in two parts and represent different ways that artists deal with their view of the world. Artists working in moving image are asking the same questions that all artist deal with, who we are, […]

4 March 2015

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Art in the 21st Century – SECRETS

Art in the 21st Century – SECRETS Something Human is delighted to present a series of free screenings from Art in the Twenty-First Century’s 2014 programme of films that examine the work and experiences of internationally known visual artists. These screenings are aimed at promoting art literacy by introducing contemporary art practices to wider audiences. […]

3 March 2015

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Strangelove presents a screening of Hany

Strangelove festival presents Hany, the 2014 film by director and CSM alumni Michal Samir. Filmed in one continuous shot, Hany takes place during a single evening in and aroundliterary bar in the middle of a big city. Each of the main characters has cometo the bar for a different reason: one just to have fun, another looking forlove, […]

3 March 2015

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Fashion in Film: The Shifting Landscape of Todays Fashion Media (Strangelove)

Strangelove: moving image festival and Fashion in Film festival presents a symposium on The Shifting Landscape of Todays Fashion Media.  From wordsmith to blogger, from editor to social media user and live broadcaster, the role of the journalist is in a state of flux. Whether creating content for printed and online publications, digital sharing platforms (Vine, […]

3 March 2015

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Screening of The Cabinet of Dr Caligari with live score by Matt Harding (Strangelove)

Strangelove: moving image festival presents a screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari accompanied by a live score by Matt Harding.  The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a 1920 silent horror film directed by Robert Wiene, is one of the most influential films of the German Expressionist movement. The film has a surprisingly modern aesthetic and Matt Harding has created […]

3 March 2015

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Fashion in Film: Through the Designers Lens (Strangelove)

Strangelove: moving image festival presents Through the Designers Lens. This panel will look at fashion moving image from the vantage point of independent fashion design labels as well as multi-national brands. Reviewing both today and the past 15 years, we will explore the different ways in which designers and brands have engaged with – and […]