4 March 2011

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Connecting Conversations with artist Grayson Perry

As part of Rowan Arts Connecting Conversations series, Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry and psychoanalyst Valerie Sinason meet to continue their conversation, which was started in June 2010 To book tickets online and for more information visit: http://www.connectingconversations.org/Events

4 March 2011

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Culture Nights: Stand Up for Women, Comedy Night

As part of International Women’s Week, Rowan Arts will be hosting an evening of all female stand up comedians. Compered by Alyssa Kyria and featuring Kate Smurthwaite and Liz Bentley – plus newcomer Victoria Barrett.   Website: http://therowanartsproject.com

4 March 2011

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Connecting Conversations with ballerina Loipa Araújo

Rowan Arts’ Connecting Conversations series will host ballerina Loipa Araújo. The leading Cuban ballerina and much sought after teacher in the UK and worldwide, will explore with psychoanalyst Luis Rodríguez de la Sierra the parallels between her role as a ballet teacher and the role of the psychoanalyst.

24 February 2011

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International Women’s Day Talk

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11 February 2011

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Fox&Squirrel Art Walk with Eleanor Nairne

Fox&Squirrel Ltd, London’s premium lifestyle walks company, is proud to announce its collaboration with the curator and art historian Eleanor Nairne. She will be leading a series of art walks, each focusing on a different artistic London locale. The first Fox&Squirrel Art Walk will  take place on the 19th of February and will focus on […]

5 February 2011

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Create Late: Smells Like Green Spirit

The debut Create Late takes an environmental twist with workshops, activities, installations and more that bring together a whole host of Green issues in one place at one time. There will be lots to make and do with recycled materials and eco-friendly organisations will be giving out free samples, giving talks and staging workshops too. […]

5 February 2011

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Sustainable Fashion Show

Come and find out how issues of sustainability influences the next generation of fashion creatives; see how UAL students and external collaborators have created a range of contemporary fashion garments and accessories in this sensational fashion show. This event is on a first come first serve bases, please arrive on time to get the best […]

27 January 2011

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JOSEPHINE WOLL & KODWO ESHUN: THE RUSSIAN CONNECTION

Academic Josephine Woll will give a presentation about the cinematographic training of Sarah Maldoror and her African peers in Soviet Russia, which will include extracts of related films. As well as touching upon stylistic connections, she will address ideas around training and learning, or skills exchange, between Africa and the Soviet Union in the 1960s […]

27 January 2011

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An Evening with Sarah Maldoror

Monagambéee (1969) Sambizanga (1972)   A screening of films by Sarah Maldoror, a  pioneering French filmmaker of Guadeloupean origin whose films are closely linked to the liberation struggles in lusophone Africa. Adapted from Le Complet de Mateus, a novel by Angolan writer Luandino Vieira, Monagambéee (1969) captures the interrogation of a militant  that soon turns […]

26 January 2011

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Surface Noise: Hauntology and the Metaphysics of Crackle with Mark Fisher

Second in the Sonic Grounds series curated by Rayya Badran, current Bidoun Magazine resident artist at the Delfina Foundation. Drawing on Raed Yassin’s installation, The Best of Sammy Clark, the talks aim to unpack some of the underlying topics and thoughts that emanate from the contextual work on music and video.  Mark Fisher is a […]

26 January 2011

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The Aural Contract Audio Archive Evening with Lawrence Abu Hamdan

The Delfina Foundation presents a series of events curated by Rayya Badran (Bidoun Magazine resident artist) in conjunction with an installation by Raed Yassin. The talks aim to draw on Yassin’s exhibition, The Best of Sammy Clark, by exploring different understandings and approaches to the culture of sampling, sonic archives and contemporary music in general […]

26 January 2011

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MTM

Cultural Night of AV Performances and Djs! Real exiting to see such a diverse variety in subjects, themes, sounds, technology and set ups.. For location details please contact us, guest list only event.

23 January 2011

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Film Screening and Directors Talk: Leather-bound Stories Susana Medina & Derek Ogbourne

‘Unmissable, mesmerizing, totally unique …’ 3:AM Magazine. The Freud Museum London is delighted to announce the screening of Leather-bound Stories, followed by Susana Medina and Derek Ogbourne in conversation with Richard Marshall from 3:AM Magazine. Watch the trailer   A film sequence and a collection of shoes conspire to reveal a family secret leading to a […]

23 January 2011

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Maggi Hambling: On the Artist’s Couch

Maggi Hambling is one of the country’s most distinguished artists and sculptors. In a second evening of discussion, Maggi will talk about her life and works, and whether these have been touched by psychoanalysis. Maggi will be in conversation with Dawn Ades, art historian, writer and curator. This talk is part of a wide range […]

22 January 2011

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100 Year Anniversary – International Women’s Day

Be a part of the international event, International Women’s Day, by participating in one of Miami’s venues.  Virginia Erdie will be the only visual artist, exhibiting her surreal paintings, one of which represents this special event, and which will be auctioned.  Part of the proceeds will be donated to a selected Women’s organization.   When:  […]

18 January 2011

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Nine Owls in a Baguett – An evening of performance at Made in Goldsmiths Gallery

Martin Creed – playing solo Nine Owls in a Baguette Rory Buckley Leslie DeereThis event intends to re-examine our default understanding of genre boundaries, by bringing together a group of artists who perform with sound and music.   Each act will perform after the other. Some performances will take place within a designated area, whilst […]

15 January 2011

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Amelia Whitelaw: Effort is Upright

Effort is Upright is an installation and performance by Amelia Newton Whitelaw at Guest Projects and is the first to be shown from a new series of works entitled, Effort is Upright, Gravity is God. The exhibition is tripartite. Outside the gallery there is an unannounced aerial feeding of a flock of birds. Bridging to […]

12 January 2011

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The Cu Chi Tunnels – a film by Mickey Grant

Reflecting on Marcin Dudek’s tunnel installation in I Will Eat This Sleepy Town, as well as his earlier works that drew on the underground passages at the US-Mexico border and a tunnel built in Sarajevo by the Bosnian resistance army – Waterside Project Space presents The Cu Chi Tunnels, a film by Mickey Grant, screened in tandem […]

6 January 2011

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Conference: What is an Objects?

An inter-disciplinary symposium at the Anna Freud Centre, London NW3 Art theory, anthropology, philosophy and psychoanalysis have been brought together by the Freud Museum to wrestle over the deceptively simple question ‘What is an Object? Following hard on the heels of the British Museum’s ‘History of the World in 100 Objects’, and connected to our […]

6 January 2011

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Talk: A Cup of Tea? Carmen Mangion

Maggi Hambling’s self-portrait includes seventeen ‘ill-assorted objects’, and a teapot is one of the most prominent. Carmen Mangion, Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, explores how drinking tea took centre stage in British culture, and why the teapot is such a valuable possession for so many of us. This talk is part of […]

6 January 2011

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Objects of Desire: Live Art

An immersive evening of live art, performance, intervention and film, inspired by the notion of the self-portrait, taking in Freud’s theories and his final home. Works range from the delicate and the profound, to the surreal and the absurd. Curated by artist and co-founder of the Red Velvet Curtain Cult, lili Spain. Artists include, Cradeaux […]

6 January 2011

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Talk: The History of the World in 100 Objects

Why has the British Museum project telling the history of the world in 100 objects captured the public imagination? Why are objects such powerful tools for unlocking historical stories? Find out more about this ground breaking project with Frances Carey from the British Museum. This talk is part of a wide range of exciting events […]

4 January 2011

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Making a Splash

Richard Colson is a professional painter and has made the river Thames a focus of his work for many years. We have all experienced the effect of a powerful motor on the water and the way in which its wash interrupts the tranquillity of the smooth water surface.  This workshop will enable all participants to […]

3 January 2011

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Hannah Beadman, 2 short films

Homecoming, 6 min B&W video, 2010 Tatyana & Vera in ‘Underground Forest’ aka ‘A Woodcutter’s Tale’, 3 min B&W 35mm photocine, 2010

18 December 2010

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Drink & Dial Hotline @ Creative Clash/ Committee of the Regions, Brussels

On December 9th 2010, Artist Tom Estes presented his intervention, Drink & Dial Hotline at Creative Clash- an event for Artistic Interventions to stimulate innovation, sustainability, and inclusiveness. For this intervention, artist Tom Estes decided to focus on process, exchange and collaboration, creating a ‘hotline’ to call when intoxicated. Visitors to event ‘Creative Clash’ were offered a […]

16 December 2010

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THE DUVET BROTHERS + DARA BIRNBAUM + KEN JACOBS + JACOB CIOCCI + STEVE REICH

For the final event of our 2010 project at MOT International, artist Hannah Perry has organised an evening of video screenings and performance, based around the use of found footage, repetition and composition. There will be four short video screenings by Dara Birnbaum, The Duvet Brothers, Jacob Ciocci, and Ken Jacobs, culminating in a performance […]

14 December 2010

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Talk: The Hare with the Amber Eyes – Edmund de Waal

“Objects have always been . . . stolen, retrieved and lost. It is how you tell their stories that matters” Edmund de Waal’s haunting memoir has been one of the most acclaimed books of 2010. His story of a family collection of netsuke, Japanese objects, and their travels through France, Vienna and Japan are a […]

14 December 2010

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Talk: Freud

With Michael Molnar. When Sigmund Freud visited London in 1908 he recorded his impressions of the paintings he saw at the National Portrait Gallery, from Shakespeare to Byron. Freud scholar Michael Molnar recounts the intriguing story of Freud’s few days in London, including his trip to the NPG, through his letters and notes. Michael Molnar […]

27 November 2010

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Visual Pleasure Book Launch

Ffotogallery invites you to join us for a drink to celebrate the launch of Cardiff based artist Dawn Woolley’s debut publication, Visual Pleasure. Visual Pleasure brings together artwork and research completed by Woolley over the past 4 years and includes an introductory text by the writer and psychoanalyst Darian Leader.Woolley’s photographic and performance work is […]

24 November 2010

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Artist’s Talk: Maggi Hambling

Maggi Hambling is one of the country’s most distinguished artists and sculptors. Tonight she discusses her wide ranging work, particularly the intriguing self-portrait on display in our forthcoming exhibition Objects in Mind. Maggi Hambling will be introduced by Dawn Ades, distinguished art historian, writer and curator. This talk is part of a wide range of […]

24 November 2010

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Memento Amour

Artist lead Sculptural Jewellery Making Workshop Using a miscellany of once treasured but now discarded objects; trinkets, vintage jewellery and ephemera, artist and self confessed hoarder Lili Spain leads a discussion and workshop which will breathe new life into forgotten things. Each participant will create and take home a unique and wearable sculpture. Participants are […]

22 November 2010

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Performing the Text

Lynn Lu, Matthew McKisack with Jeffrey Baker: A performance evening to accompany the exhibition Murmur. Lynn Lu’s work gestures towards the connection between the public and private realms of experience and knowledge, empathy and intimacy. Experiments in social and relational exchange, her performances underscore bodily languages relayed between herself and her audiences. Lu’s piece for […]