17 November 2010

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In Translation

In translation‘Foreignness’: A Language In accompaniment to the exhibition Murmur the artist Erika Tan and curator Eliza Tan discuss the notion of ‘foreignness’ and the indeterminacies of identity as constructs of visual and verbal languages, questioning the extent to which cultural experiences are shaped by pre-defined values, myths and assumptions. The discussion will be accompanied by […]

16 November 2010

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Theo Adams Company

Performance

7 November 2010

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ACCESS ZONE

Taking the theme of safety as it’s starting point this event invites you on a night walk to Surry Canal. You will be led by young people from Leaders of Tomorrow and artist Harold Offeh who will guide you around the area. Hot chocolate and marshmallows for those that finish. Make sure you wrap up […]

7 November 2010

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Curiouser and Curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser A Submit2gravity and Old Vic Co-production in The Old Vic Tunnels. Submit2gravity are delighted to be the organizers of one in a series of innovative and surprising arts events taking place throughout 2010 at The Old Vic Tunnels. This event brings together an extraordinary, innovative and diverse range of art forms with dramatic and surprising results. Kinetic sculptures, […]

2 November 2010

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CINEAST: East London’s Film Salon

CINEAST is proud to present an exclusive preview screening of ‘Civic Life’, a new film by London filmmakers Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor. The work will tour selected UK cinemas following its premiere at Bristol’s Brief Encounters Film Festival. Since July 2003 Molloy and Lawlor have worked on a unique and richly cinematic series of […]

23 October 2010

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Lake District Photography Competition

We’re looking for digital photos which capture the essence of the Lake District and the people living there: not necessarily the obvious beauty spots or tourist attractions, though these are very welcome, but images which capture the daily life of the Lakes in all its flavour and variety. Try and go beyond the obvious, and […]

21 October 2010

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SØREN DAHLGAARD – LONDON DOUGH HEAD PERFORMANCE

Have you ever wanted to be a work of art? Internationally exhibited Danish performance artist Søren Dahlgaard invites you to collaborate in the creation of his London Dough Portraits: 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 13 November, at Andipa Gallery, Knightsbridge.   The performance begins with a seething mass of fresh dough, you the sitter, Dahlgaard behind […]

14 October 2010

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Inside Out Festival 2010

The role of visual arts in the world today is set to be one of the major themes of this year’s Inside Out Festival – a one-week festival of culture and ideas involving London universities and some of the capital’s major arts institutions.   Festival-goers will be able to visit exhibitions of both contemporary and […]

4 October 2010

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INTO THE GRAVY

  INTO THE GRAVY The Cooperative Impulse   A talk on collaborative practices and professional development in contemporary art   curated by Gabriella Arrigoni Vane Tuesday 26 October 2010 6.30pm / performance 8pm Participants: Tim Brennan (artist and lecturer, Sunderland University), David Butler (Coordinator of LifeWorkArt – Newcastle University, and Co-Director of Intersections), Chris Dorsett […]

1 October 2010

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Neon Workshop

An intense one day Neon workshop is being offered to unravel some of the mystery concerned with the creating of energy saving, 100% recyclable light. 6 participants will be taught by neon maker Julia Bickerstaff and artist Richard William Wheater. The workshop will take place at our neon studio in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Between 10:30am […]

21 September 2010

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Becky Beasley and Chris Sharp 13 pieces, 17 feet, performed by Melanie Wilson

Artist Becky Beasley’s performative project, 13 pieces, 17 feet, finds its point of departure in photographer Eadweard Muybridge’s extraordinary 1878 panoramic photograph of San Francisco. The third panel of the photograph portrays the house of railroad millionaire Charles Crocker, including the infamous ‘Spite Fence’ he built around the house of his neighbour, Nicolas Yung, a […]

21 September 2010

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blog-slam

The creators of CIRCUS, the bloggers’ bookazine are celebrating their launch in London by holding the world’s first ever BLOG SLAM. Bloggers will perform their favourite blog posts to a live audience and a winner will be chosen by a panel of independent publishers. We’re taking bloggers out of the blogosphere and choosing the best […]

14 September 2010

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‘Wild West’ screening at Native Spirit Film Festival 2010

Experimental Film Screening WILD WEST Wild West tells the story of the US Great Basin desert through the eyes of the land, narrated by the late Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader, water doctor and anti-nuclear activist, then aged 86. dir. Hannah Beadman / 25mins / 16mm / USA 2005 (Followed by Q&A with the […]

12 September 2010

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GUTTA.PERCHA.sound.tracks

The main scope of GUTTAPERCHA.sound.tracks is to promote a consistent interaction between sound/music and visuals in an interdisciplinary artistic context. The event will be focused on the point where the audible meets the visible and both create timeless and ineffable sync. Isnaj Dui, Katzgraben and Clem Leek are the 3 acts who will create live […]

9 September 2010

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London International Creative Competition

London International Creative Competition™ (LICC) is a vehicle for facilitating contact between uniquely talented artists and an international audience. One prize-winner will be chosen by the jury to receive the £2,000 cash prize. All fifteen finalists will receive the Licc Awards unique trophy.  

6 September 2010

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Performance Matters presents Performing Idea

Performing Idea is a programme of events at Whitechapel Gallery and Toynbee Studios that investigate the shifting relations between performance practice and discourse, event and writing. It comprises a set of workshops led by three internationally acclaimed artists; a five day symposium with leading writers, thinkers and artists; a sound and video archive of seminal […]

3 September 2010

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Blog Slam + CIRCUS Bookazine Launch

You just got … blog slammed! The creators of CIRCUS, the bloggers’ bookazine are celebrating their launch in London by holding the world’s first ever BLOG SLAM. Bloggers will perform their favourite blog posts to a live audience and a winner will be chosen by a panel of independent publishers. We’re taking bloggers out of […]

2 September 2010

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AT LONDON ZOO: Each thing seen is the parody of another, or is the same thing in a deceptive form

As an extended part of the Hydrarchy conference, Goldin+Senneby organise a talk at London Zoo with economic geographer Dr Angus Cameron, who acts as the artists’ spokesperson. In this talk, Angus Cameron has promised to explain what a 14th century fictional knight and a handful of monkeys in Gibraltar have to do with the construct […]

24 August 2010

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Open Studios

The Papered Parlour Open Studios Saturday 02 & Sunday 03 October 2010, 11am – 6pm – FREE!   Uncover Clapham’s best kept secret as The Papered Parlour flings open its doors during the 2010 Lambeth Open Studio weekend   -Discover a world of creativity in Clapham you never knew existed -Get access to top designers on your doorstep -Meet and buy from […]

24 August 2010

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Wallpaper Workshops

Wallpaper Workshops Autumn 2010 Celebrate this year’s London Design Festival with a one-day master class in hand-printing wallpaper at The Papered Parlour. * Get your hands dirty at London Design Festival 2010 * Design and make your own bespoke wallpaper with top designer Lizzie Allen * More autumn wallpaper workshop dates added due to sell-out success Celebrate this year’s London Design Festival with a […]

21 August 2010

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Supernormal Festival

17 artists have been selected from an open submission, to generate SUPERNORMAL, to work in a collaborative, sustainable and non-didactic way, to explore practice that problematizes issues surrounding groups and participation, to celebrate or critique collective action and to reflect upon relational aesthetics and inclusion. The hosts will guide the conversation through questions about contemporary […]

18 August 2010

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The Island London Snorkelling Team

The Island is the London Snorkelling Team’s full-blown show: a theatrical, architectural and musical realisation of the island depicted in their recent Audio Recording and Map (as played on Jarvis Cocker’s BBC show). This collaboration with Testbed takes the performances enjoyed by audiences at Latitude and the Barbican Centre and stages it in a grand […]

11 August 2010

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IN CONVERSATION: Simon Fujiwara and Sarah McCrory

Gasworks visiting artist Simon Fujiwara will discuss his project Frozen with Frieze Foundation Curator Sarah McCrory within the larger scope of his artistic practice.   The site-specific installation will be presented at Frieze Art Fair and is based on a fictive premise that an ancient lost city has been discovered beneath the site of the […]

10 August 2010

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Martin Creed: Works

Martin Creed was born in Wakefield and brought up in Glasgow. He studied  at the Slade  from 1986 to 1990. Since 1987, Creed has numbered each of his works, and most of his titles relate in a very direct way to the piece’s substance. Work No. 79, some Blu-tack kneaded, rolled into a ball and […]

5 August 2010

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Looking for Headless (2010) Screening

One of two opportunities to view Looking for Headless (2010), a documentary directed by Kate Cooper and Richard John Jones, and commissioned by Goldin+Senneby for the project Headless. Each screening accommodates twelve people, so booking is essential at: booking@gasworks.org.uk

4 August 2010

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Talking Art: Ann Christopher in Conversation

An exciting evening with Royal Academician Ann Christopher and world renowned art historian Richard Cork. The exhibition Marks on the Edge of Space is the latest solo show from Ann Christopher; a body of elegant and intricate works including new bronzes, works on paper, translucent resins and silvers. The power behind Christopher’s work comes from […]

4 August 2010

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Talking Art: William Pye Water Sculptures

William Pye will give an illustrated talk discussing his forthcoming exhibiton of sculpture.   In association with Pangolin London and Osbourne Samuel.   Master manipulator of water and technically brilliant sculptor, William Pye, will have his first major solo exhibition in September at two of London’s prestigious galleries: Pangolin London and Osbourne Samuel. The exhibition […]

4 August 2010

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Talking Art: An Evening with David Bailey

David Bailey will give an illustrated talk discussing his forthcoming exhibiiton of sculpture and photography.   Renowned as one of the world’s most illustrious photographers, Bailey’s forthcoming exhibition will shock viewers as he presents a dark and rugged collection of cast silver and bronze sculptures alongside a body of new photographs, which will underline the […]

15 July 2010

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Glimpses of Sudan at Downstairs

Glimpses of Sudan Three emerging artists express Sudan through art, music and film. Chicago-based Suzanne Hilal is a Sudanese-British artist who creates linoleum prints inspired by Sudanese folktalkes. London-based Amira Kheir is a Sudanese-Italian singer/songwriter creating a sound that is inspired bytraditional Sudanese singing and instrumentation, and blended with elements of Jazz, Soul, Ska, Bossa Nova, […]

14 July 2010

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Barbican Weekender

Inspired by The Surreal House exhibition in the Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Weekender rounds off our packed summer season with two days of music, film, theatre, dance, visual art and spoken word. You’re invited over to our place for a summer party, so grab a group of mates and head down for some upside down, back […]

29 June 2010

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Light Art Biennial

Light Art Biennial Biennale Lichtkunst – „private light in public spaces“   The Biennial of light art Austria 2010 is an exhibition of contemporary art dealing with light and is inaugurated in 2010.General informationThe slogan of the „ Biennale für Lichtkunst Austria 2010“ is „private light in public spaces“ and takes place in Austria within […]

17 June 2010

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Concert by Gugu

Current visiting artist, Güneş Terkol together with Guclu Ostekin will be joined by other musicians on stage during the open studio weekend at Gasworks. The concert will follow Mateo López talk.