9 September 2011

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Linda Bler. Possessed Artist

A performance by one of Mauro Guzmán’s alter egos takes place through the evening. For more information:http://gasworks.org.uk/events/detail.php?id=680

9 September 2011

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Screening and in Conversation: Anahita Razmi

An evening exploring the practice of Anahita Razmi, winner of the EMDASH Award.A screening of two of the artist’s recent works: The Paykan Project (2010/11) and Proposal for a Wrapped Azadi Tower (2009) is followed by a conversation between Razmi and curator of Frieze Projects Sarah McCrory. Their discussion will contextualise the development of a […]

7 September 2011

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Art Weapons: Artist Talk by Tsuyoshi Ozawa

  Tsuyoshi Ozawa is an intriguing Japan-grown contemporary artist. His works challenge the establishment and people’s existing systems, as well as perceptions about their daily lives. Yet Ozawa also approaches these issues with both gentle humour and clever irony, quite often throwing his viewers, with great relish, into a maze of the actual and the virtual: […]

7 September 2011

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Lavinia Greenlaw in conversation with Cornelia Parker

Award-winning poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw’s new sound work Audio Obscura opens in St Pancras International Station on the 13 September. Greenlaw’s poetry includes Minsk and The Casual Perfect. She has also published two novels and two works of non-fiction: The Importance of Music to Girls and Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland. She […]

3 September 2011

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Debate: Can science-inspired art lead to a new culture in the 21st century?

  GV Art is a contemporary art gallery which aims to explore and acknowledge the inter-relationship between art and science, and how the areas cross over and inform one another. The gallery produces exhibitions and events that create a dialogue focused on how modern man interprets and understands the advances in both areas and how […]

1 September 2011

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Bluebeard’s Castle

This one-off performance features a full symphony orchestra (Philharmonia) and world class soloists in a semi-staged production of Bartok’s opera Duke Bluebeard’s Castle with specially created video projections designed by Yeast Culture. These immersive projections create an evocative atmosphere that suggests the different rooms in Bluebeard’s Castle and the emotions of the two protagonists, Duke Bluebeard […]

26 August 2011

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Pop Art vs Copyright

To compliment our current exhibition, Pop Art – the Portfolios, A&D Gallery will be hosting en evening event entitled POP ART vs COPYRIGHTA briefing and discussion event on the state of copyright in the art world. The evening will be jointly hosted by eminent artist / academic Sylvia Grace Borda, and respected art lawyer Lindsay […]

24 August 2011

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Jennifer Bajorek on Badouin Mouanda CANCELLED

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. Jennifer Bajorek, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, discusses Baudouin Mouanda’s exhibition at Gasworks. She touches upon the value of collectivity and local, peer-led networking to young West African photographers of his generation and the ways in which lens-based practices provide a useful insight into […]

24 August 2011

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Form and Melodrama

An evening of film screenings responding to the stylistic and formal devices in the practice of current artist in residence Mauro Guzmán. In his films, Guzmán collects and reworks cultural fragments ranging from European and American classical cinema to Latin American TV shows. Alongside two of Guzmán’s recent works, Gasworks Residencies Coordinator Rowan Geddis introduces a selection […]

13 August 2011

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Duffy Closing Event @ IG Gallery – Shooting Icons: Behind the lens of Brian Duffy

PANEL DISCUSSION Shooting Icons: Behind the Lens of Brian Duffy   Thursday 25th August Doors open 6.15pm.   Having come to prominence as part of the notorious Black Trinity alongside Terence Donovan and David Bailey, Brian Duffy’s photography is synonymous with the visual language that defined swinging sixties London.   This special event presents the […]

4 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Spooky Skeleton Puppets

Learn how to make a simple table-top puppet. Make a Soane skeleton puppet and use it to tell a spooky story.

4 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Crazy Capitals

Use the models and casts of Greek temples in Sir John Soane’s collection to learn about the classical orders of architecture: Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. Decide which order you’d like to be and make your own capital hat! Chloe Cooper

4 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – They Came from the Shadows!

The Museum is filled with ancient objects, but who made them, and what is their story?  Make your own moving shadow puppets to tell these ghostly tales by lamplight in our own Shadow Theatre!

4 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Ancient Egyptian Amulets

Discover the secrets of ancient Egyptian amulets and the powers the Egyptians believed they had. Make your own amulet and learn to write a magic spell in hieroglyphs.

4 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Preposterous Pets

Hear the story of the Soanes’ family pet. Get inspired by animals in the Museum and create your own cuddly creature using simple sewing techniques and a lot of imagination.

3 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Make Me a Mini Model Mummy

Investigate the sarcophagus of Seti I and discover why some ancient Egyptians were mummified after they died. Make a miniature model mummy to take home.

3 August 2011

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Dugyu Demir

Duygu Demir (Research and Programs, SALT, Istanbul) will talk about the newly opened institution in Istanbul, its mission, the architecture of its two buildings, as well as providing a look at SALT’s first exhibitions. Having worked on “I am not a Studio Artist,” the most comprehensive presentation of works by the Turkish artist Hüseyin Bahri […]

2 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Cast Away!

Create your own clay relief sculpture, then make a plaster cast from it to take home – inspired by decorative fragments and friezes in the Museum.

1 August 2011

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Children’s workshop – Glorious Glass

Study Soane’s stained glass and make your own version (using acetate, tracing paper, black paper and pens and coloured inks)!    

27 July 2011

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Jack Smith: A Feast for Open Eyes

‘The only true underground filmmaker’ John Waters The ICA presents a fortnight of films, events and symposia dedicated to the legendary American artist, filmmaker and actor, Jack Smith (1932-1989). Working in New York from the 1950s until his death in 1989, Smith unequivocally resisted and upturned the world of accepted conventions, whether artistic, moral or […]

20 July 2011

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Residency Artists’ Talk

Meet the newly arrived artists in residence! Daniel Boyd and Mauro Guzman give a brief overview of their previous work and discuss projects that they plan to develop during their stay at Gasworks.

7 July 2011

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Launch of limited edition ‘Eagle’ print by Dave White and artrepublic

Eagle by Dave White to be released as exclusive limited edition print by artrepublic Soho Taken from the artist’s acclaimed Americana series, Dave White’s iconic Eagle (April, 2011) will be produced in a limited edition, available exclusively through artrepublic (www.artrepublic.com). The print will be released in a standard edition (83x73cm on aquarelle) and in an edition to be hand finished in […]

5 July 2011

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Kosmica

KOSMICA is a series of curated events that bring together the cosmically curious and culturally quirky space community for a social mix of art–space programmes. Continuing the series of galactic gatherings for earth-bound artists, space engineers, performers, astronomers, musicians and anyone interested in exploring and sharing space in original ways. On this edition the programme […]

30 June 2011

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Discussion: The Essence of Mrs. Darling’s Kiss

Discussion: The Essence of Mrs. Darling’s Kiss Exploring key themes in the current exhibition, this event will include a talk led by curator Denise de Cordova with participating artists and special guests. Denise de Cordova studied at Brighton College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art. She has taught extensively throughout the […]

30 June 2011

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Arch 402 Film – evening screening series

Mrs. Darling’s Kiss on film – evening screening series In conjunction with the current exhibition Mrs. Darling’s Kiss, this programme of four screenings reflects the frustrations and lure of desire that are not always conventional in expression. Each screening will be presented by one of the exhibition’s participating artists.       Image: Charles Laughton, […]

24 June 2011

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“Between concealment and representation…” Performance presentation by Gerald Davidson

Actor and researcher Gerald Davidson returns to the Freud Museum after his powerful presentations on Otto Gross and ‘Little Hans’ with a new performance exploring the relationship between Freud, Reik and Schnitzler. New York 1940 – Embattled lay psychoanalyst Theodor Reik looks back to ‘the years of his growing’ in Vienna and Berlin – Freud […]

18 June 2011

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Sir Robin Wales to launch the Newham Arts Development Foundation

  Date: Monday June 27 2011 Time: 4.30pm-6.30pm Venue: The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, E16 4PZ On June 27th the Newham Arts Development Foundation (NADF) will officially launch with a formal event held at The Hub to promote its work in enhancing the provision of professional art in Newham and raising awareness of […]

13 June 2011

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Coffee+Sponge present EATING OUR WORDS

EATING OUR WORDScorridors | impressions | histories | substantial | unstable With a corridor as a canvas, Coffee+Sponge première their durational performance work EATING OUR WORDS, where layers of flesh, memories and food bear witness to our existence. Marking on, around and with our bodies using as materials the raw ingredients from our past and […]

13 June 2011

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SHARPEN MY PENCIL life drawing salon guest curated by Stephanie Moran

SHARPEN MY PENCIL life drawing salon guest curated by Stephanie Moran In their third guest curated life drawing salon, Coffee+Sponge welcome Stephanie Moran as she hosts GEOMETRIES OF FLESH. Using the body as inspiration and as canvas, Stephanie explores the creation of abstracted landscapes from areas of colour and line which are heavy as flesh […]

7 June 2011

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Cell63 artgallery special event for 48Stunden Neukölln

In the atmosphere of the Francesco D’Isas solo show, you will be capture from the improvisation dance of Simona Di Lucchio&Fenia Kotsopoulou. The Performing evening will end with the amazing fire Performance of The Shuggafree. At last but not at least, on Sunday 19th of June at 21:30 we are glad to host poethry, music, […]

31 May 2011

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Portraiture – Beyond the Physical (Talk)

Speakers: Sculptor Tom Price, Painter Jennifer McCrea and photographer Claire Newman-Williams How do you make a portrait not just a physical representation but have a spirit or an essence of the person portrayed? How do you interact with the sitter to understand them and make them ‘real’ in the artwork? What makes a good portrait, and […]

31 May 2011

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SHARPEN MY PENCIL life drawing salon guest curated by Henry Byrne

SHARPEN MY PENCIL Sunday life drawing salon presents LAYER AND LINE, guest curated by Henry Byrne Occasionally Coffee+Sponge share their table with artists invited to guest curate SHARPEN MY PENCIL. The first in this new series of life drawing salons welcomes painter Henry Byrne as he presents LAYER AND LINE. Concentrating on building images through […]