30 May 2011

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LIFE DRAWING

    When: Saturday mornings 11-1 PM  4th June, 11th June, 18th June, 25th June, and 2nd         July     Where:  TOC. The Old Crown. 90 Highgate Hill, (Corner          of Highgate Hill & Hornsey Lane) Upstairs, VaVaVoom Suite.   What:  Friendly life drawing sessions, with as much or […]

26 May 2011

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Stasis73 – A Nod To Cage

As part of a nod to Cage this spring/summer Random Fridays has been relaunched with a new and exciting programme, inspired by the late, great artist/composer John Cage. The second and final Random friday during this season features yet more genre-defying live performances and artistic projects from the UK’s most cutting edge, contemporary acts. Stasis73 […]

26 May 2011

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Museums Are Bad At Telling Us Why Art Matters – The Debate

Debate – Intelligence Squared Presents : Museums Are Bad At Telling Us Why Art Matters Museums are our new churches, as is commonly agreed. Millions of people flock to them to be uplifted, inspired, or distracted from everyday cares for an hour or two by encountering magnificent art. But while churches know exactly how to […]

23 May 2011

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Regeneration of Newham and the role of the arts

FIRSThursdays: for Newham artists, arts organisations and arts professionals   Regeneration of Newham: The role of the arts   Date: Thursday 2nd June, 2011 Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm Venue: The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, E16 4PZ The Newham Arts Development Foundation is hosting a free networking event for artists and arts organisations at […]

17 May 2011

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David Anthony Hall – Concept Garden at

BLUEBELLS WORTH £10,000 DONATED TO CATSContemporary landscape artist David Anthony Hall, whose work will be thefocal point to a RHS Chelsea urban garden, plans to donate the proceedsfrom his image ?Bluebell Woodland? to the charity, Children?s Acute TransportService, (CATS).The work of London based landscape photographer, David Anthony Hall, willform the inspiration behind a garden design […]

14 May 2011

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SHARPEN MY PENCIL life drawing salons

SHARPEN MY PENCIL Sunday life drawing salon present SPLICE Sunday, 22 May, 3-5pm Burroughs/ channel/ William/ Coffee+Sponge/ inner/ their/ SPLICE, where random times, narratives and movements are slowly arranged into a coherent orchestration. £8 drop in or £56 if booking 8 salons/ £28 for 4. Fee includes an art pack of paper, charcoal and board […]

13 May 2011

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Mosaïques festival film screenings

Two short films dealing with the question of identity and migration with a focus on young people Et La Neige N’etait Plus (And the snow was gone) by Ababacar Samb Makharam, 1965, Senegal, 22 minutes. After winning a scholarship to study in France, a young Senegalese returns home and questions his experience and his future, […]

11 May 2011

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Cineast presents ‘Content’, + Q&A with Chris Petit

A beguiling autobiographical road movie and film essay conceived as a coda to his seminal Wenders inspired English road movie Radio On and as a reckoning with the economic crash of 2008. Content ended up being a deeply personal mediation on memory, on loss and renewal,  as Petit began to assimilate reflections on his young son and his late […]

4 May 2011

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The S.M.S. LAST CHANCE SALON

Your last chance to bid on our “No Reserve’ auction or see how your previously placed bids are doing.  Get some art history, at a historically low price

2 May 2011

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Grayson Perry – In Conversation

British artist Grayson Perry is in conversation with Jacky Klein, author of a major monograph on Perry’s work. They will be discussing his life and art from his childhood and transvestism to wider questions about class struggle, psychotherapy, religion and bad taste. The talk will be followed by a special book signing. Grayson Perry, RA […]

2 May 2011

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FEINT EVENT EVENING

    On the evening of 7th July 2011 there is an event evening for the exhibition Feint. There will be a talk and a series of short films and videos.The work of ten UK artists will be on show Marius von Brasch, Ella Clocksin, Steven Davies, Ben Jenkins, Yvonne Jones, Charlotte Knox Williams, Yonat […]

27 April 2011

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FIRSTthursdays: for Newham artists, arts organisations and arts professionals

NEWHAM ARTS DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION    FIRSTthursdays: for Newham artists, arts organisations and arts professionals Date: Thursday May 5th 2011 Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm Venue: The Hub Community Centre   On May 5th the Newham Arts Development Foundation is hosting a free networking event for artists and arts organisations at The Hub Community Centre, Canning Town, […]

27 April 2011

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Lapso: a collective drawing experiment

Current residency artist Catalina Bauer invites the public to contribute to Lapso, her ongoing collaborative installation that considers issues of production and exchange. Visitors can exchange their used colour pencils for a new ones and take part in a large-scale drawing, directly made onto Gasworks’ gallery walls. Even if you don’t wish to contribute, come […]

27 April 2011

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Book launch: 4000 Disparos/4000 Shots by Jonathas de Andrade

Residency artist Jonathas de Andrade discusses his new book 4000 Disparos/4000 Shots with independent curator Kiki Mazzuchelli.   Based on his film of the same title, the book contains frame-by-frame shots of anonymous male faces. The qualities of the piece force the artist and the viewer to test their connections to the past, either through […]

18 April 2011

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Keywords Lecture: Resistance

The fourth in a lecture series evaluating keywords in art, culture and society. Artist and writer Coco Fusco and Sara Ahmed, Professor in Race and Cultural studies, Goldsmiths; explore the term ‘resistance’ in relation to diversity and cultural practice. Coco Fusco draws in her interdisciplinary work on her Cuban heritage, using language performance and multimedia to explore […]

15 April 2011

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Richard Cork and Andréi Nakov in conversation: Kasimir Malevich, art history and art criticism

Andréi Nakov, art historian and critic based in Paris, is author of a recently published monograph and catalogue raisonnée of Kasimir Malevich. He talks with the broadcaster, art historian and critic Richard Cork for this event jointly organised by The Association of Art Historians and AICAUK (The International Association of Art Critics UK). Admission is […]

14 April 2011

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Alice Anderson in Discussion with…

Darian Leader, Stephanie Rosenthal and Joanna Walker Artist Alice Anderson, is joined by Darian Leader, Stephanie Rosenthal and curator Joanna Walker, for an evening discussing themes around her current exhibition Alice Anderson’s Childhood Rituals.

14 April 2011

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Tour and Viennese Tea

Past Caring: A Celebration of Food in History Join us for a tour of the Museum by Freud Museum house guide, Anne Hollinger, followed by Viennese pastries, weather permitting in the garden. Part of ‘Past Caring: A Celebration of Food in History’, A week long festival of events in some of London’s leading museums, archives […]

10 April 2011

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Gazelli Art House presents the “Down to Earth” Sculpture Seminar

  ‘Down to Earth’ Sculpture Seminar Chaired and led by Richard Wentworth   Down to Earth is predominantly a sculptural exhibition with work by Jane McAdam Freud (cast bronze, clay and ‘earthworks’) Saad Qureshi (Installation) and Aziz+Cucher (video installation) demonstrating the remarkable variety of contemporary practice and theoretical approach. The aim of our seminar is […]

4 April 2011

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FIRST Thursdays: for Newham artists, arts organisations and arts professionals

  FIRST thursdays: for Newham artists, arts organisations and arts professionals Developing Newham: Introducing the NADF Thursday 7th April, 2011 6.30 – 8.30pm, The Hub Centre, Canning Town The Newham Arts Development Foundation is hosting a free networking event for artists and arts organisations at The Hub Community Centre, Canning Town. This will be the […]

4 April 2011

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Museums at Night

Come and explore the gallery after dark! View the free Journeys and Deep South exhibitions. Listen to the story of The Little Soldier and then design a book cover. To book call 020 8831 6000. Enjoy supper at the Karmarama Cafe. To book call 020 8487 5255.

31 March 2011

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Drink Food Design

A talk about designing to make food and wine beautiful and sell.   Speakers: Julian Metcalfe, Afroditi Krassa and Fernando Gutiérrez      Chair: Hester Gray   As part of Great Western Studio’s talk series Talking Ideas: Drink Food  Design – will look at how to design for food and particularly wine and how the commissioning process works.  […]

30 March 2011

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‘Homecoming’ (short film in East End Film Festival shorts program)

HOMECOMING digital video, 6.5 mins., UK & Morocco 2010 Film Synopsis This split-3-screen black and white video explores Jungian archetype integration through the narrative of a soldier returning to her girlfriend. The film deals with longing, memory, a moment, transformation, inner worlds. It is political in its lesbian sexual representation, rarely seen in films, TV […]

21 March 2011

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osa TALK

TALK: Office for Subversive Architecture 6:30pm, Monday 28th March 2011   osa – Office for Subversive Architecture will  giving a talk on their current CUBE commission: osa/MERZEN/ and past projects on Monday 28th March at CUBE Gallery This is a great opportunity for anybody interested in contemporary art and architecture to gain a valuable insight […]

21 March 2011

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Authors Talk: FREUD ON COKE

The story of Freud’s cocaine episode and its influence on his most famous work – The Interpretation of Dreams. Author, journalist and BAFTA nominated documentary film maker David Cohen, joins us to discuss his latest book FREUD ON COKE. FREUD ON COKE explores Freud’s use of the drug, its influence on his later thought, and […]

21 March 2011

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Film screenings and discussion: Memory and Memorials

The Freud Museum London is delighted to host the screenings of Frozen Music (1981) and Monument (2010), followed by a discussion exploring public and private grief, mourning, and the creation of memorials, with Michael Eaton and Duncan Pickstock, introduced by Ivan Ward, Deputy Director of the Freud Museum London. Michael Eaton’s Frozen Music was made […]

19 March 2011

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ON THE HOOF !

ON THE HOOF!   FRIDAY 25 MARCH, 6-8PM   PECKHAM SPACE   Ever wondered who came up with the first bus timetables? Or when the first buses were introduced?   MA Camberwell art students Ellie Collins, Maria Ignatyeva & Léonie Cronin, go back in time to explore the unsung hero “Kitty”; the horse who launched […]

17 March 2011

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Radio Schreber, Soliloques for Schziophonic voices

  Sound performance presented by Sound Threshold Radio Schreber, Soliloques for Schziophonic voices investigates the recurring theme of ‘hearing voices’ in sonic and literary works by paying homage to Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of My Nervous Illness. Written in 1903 during his second mental illness at Sonnenstein Public asylum, the Memoirs detail an alternate delusional […]

16 March 2011

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It’s Your Write: A Celebration of the Self-Published!

Soap boxes at the ready! Join The Papered Parlour for an after-hours take over of the V&A Museum of Childhood. Uncover free workshops, talks, films and live music as a cast of London’s leading authors, activists and artists come together to celebrate the self-published and assert their right to freedom of speech.   For up-to-date […]

15 March 2011

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Art At The Cobden Club

Dan Llwelyn is exhibiting at The Cobden Club throughout March; a previous Sunday Times ‘Young Artist of the Year’; BP Portrait Award winner; and most recently shown at the Saatchi Gallery in 2010. Weekends Only

14 March 2011

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CHAMPAGNE ART BRUNCH & ARTIST’S TALK ON CONTEMPORARY ART & LANDSCAPE PAINTING

ANGELA SUMMERFIELD     (“painter of light”) CHAMPAGNE ART BRUNCH AND ARTIST’S     TALK ON CONTEMPORARY ART & LANDSCAPE PAINTING

13 March 2011

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Dan Llewllyn-Hall

Dan Llewllyn-Hall is exhibiting at The Cobden Club throughout March; a previous Sunday Times ‘Young Artist of the Year’; BP Portrait Award winner; and most recently shown at the Saatchi Gallery in 2010. Dan Llywelyn-Hall famously painted Mr  Henry Allingham, an ex-serviceman, the world’s oldest man aged 113 just a few days before he died. […]