26 January 2015

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Mary Barnes BOO-BAH walk from Nunnery Gallery to Kingsley Hall

It is exactly 50 years since Mary Barnes moved into Kingsley Hall in Bromley-by-Bow and lived for 5 years in a therapeutic alternative community set up by RD Laing and the Philadelphia Association.  To celebrate this anniversary Nunnery Gallery has launched the exhibition BOO-BAH, profiling the important relatiopnship built between Barnes and Dr Joseph Berke who […]

24 January 2015

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HIX LIX – Love Sick

“Food and Art are the perfect marriage” – Mark Hix CNB Gallery invites you to indulge your senses to the delectable delights of a 3 course HIX menu. The evening will be visually directed by artistic duo and HIX Award finalists, Beast & Burden.  The collaboration will transform our subterranean art space from gallery to […]

23 January 2015

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Artist’s Talk: Dor Guez

To coincide with Dor Guez’ first UK solo exhibition at the ICA, the artist gives a talk on his practice, discussing his new body of work The Sick Man of Europe. Guez’s most ambitious project to date, this reflects on the military history and current political climate of the Middle East through the creative practices of […]

23 January 2015

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Banned Books of Guantánamo

This January marks 13 years since Guántanamo Bay prison was established. Opened under the Bush Administration and vowed to be closed by President Obama, the prison remains open and operating with a total of 122 prisoners still incarcerated, many without charge or access to a fair trial. In this timely event our guest speakers, including Andy Worthington […]

23 January 2015

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Raja Shehadeh: Language of War, Language of Peace

The Mosaic Rooms and Profile Books are delighted to present the launch of Raja Shehadeh’s new publication ‘Language of War, Language of Peace’. Award-winning author Raja Shehadeh explores the politics of language and the language of politics in the Israeli Palestine conflict, reflecting on the walls that they create – legal and cultural – that […]

23 January 2015

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Film Screening: War at a Distance

In 1991, when images of the Gulf War flooded the international media, it was virtually impossible to distinguish between real pictures and those generated on computer. This loss of bearings was to change forever our way of deciphering what we see. The image is no longer used only as testimony, but also as an indispensable […]

23 January 2015

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Panel Discussion: Unmanned

Join us for a timely panel discussion reflecting on the growing use of armed drones in modern warfare. The use of unarmed aerial vehicles both in combat and surveillance is one of the most controversial and opinion dividing elements of modern conflict. Drones are remote operated and thus pose little risk to the attacker but […]

21 January 2015

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Curating Carnival

Curating Carnival is a procession, sound and performance event that will take place in The Street in Central St Martins on Friday 30th January 2015. The event coincides with the anniversary of the first Caribbean Carnival to take place in London at the nearby St Pancras Town Hall in 1959. Curating Carnival is a follow up […]

20 January 2015

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Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage Gallery Tour led by Elinor Morgan

Elinor Morgan, curator and Jerwood Visual Art’s writer in residence, will lead a Gallery Tour of Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage. Elinor Morgan is a Writer and Curator based in Birmingham, UK. Elinor has published numerous essays and interviews and regularly contributes reviews to Art Monthly. She is currently curating Gowlett Peaks […]

20 January 2015

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Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage Gallery Tour led by Kathy Noble

Kathy Noble, curator and writer, will lead a Gallery Tour of Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage. Kathy Noble is an independent writer and curator based in London. Most recently, she worked as Curator, Artists and Programmes at Wysing Arts Centre. Prior to this she was Head of Exhibitions at Nottingham Contemporary and […]

19 January 2015

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February Behind the scenes art tour

Come along to this fascinating tour behind the scenes of the gallery looking at our collection stores. 

19 January 2015

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January Behind the scenes art tour

Come along to this fascinating tour behind the scenes of the gallery looking at our collection stores. 

19 January 2015

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Jewellers in Residence

mima’s jewellers in residence will be creating new work in our jewellery gallery from January 2015. Come along on Tuesdays during gallery opening hours to see Gemma Draper, or Wednesdays during gallery opening hours to see Janet Hinchliffe McCutcheon at work in the jewellery gallery. Janet’s connection with our jewllery collection began with its origin in the early 1980’s, […]

19 January 2015

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Film Screening: Drone

DRONE is a documentary about the CIA drone war. It follows people on both sides of the drone technology. The unique access to drone victims in Waziristan is juxtaposed to drone pilots who struggle to come to terms with the new warfare. The film covers diverse and integral ground from the recruitment of young pilots […]

19 January 2015

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Artist Talk: David Birkin

David Birkin will discuss the works featured in his first public solo exhibition, Mouths At The Invisible Event, with Michaela Crimmin. Mouths At The Invisible Event, brings together a series of works dealing with issues of censorship, spectatorship and the legal and linguistic frameworks underpinning war. Crimmin and Birkin will discuss these works and reflect […]

19 January 2015

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Artist Talk with KALEID Editions

To kick off the year we’ll be hosting a talk by Victoria Browne, founder of KALEID Editions this month. In 2009, Victoria Browne established an ambitious artist-led programme of exhibitions, participatory events and book launches. KALEID is an annual open submission, a networking event attracting artists from across Europe and an exhibition showcasing the best artists’ books. […]

16 January 2015

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DEEP TRASH ITALIA #4 Carnivalism

Deep Trash Italia exhibition-cum-performance-club night pairs up with the start of the Carnival in Venice to transform Bethnal Green Working Men’s club into a babel of masquerades, paradoxes and non-sense to celebrate the disruptive forces of carnivalism.   Carnival is the breaking of norms. Carnival is the carnal; the colour, the mask, the garments and […]

12 January 2015

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FREUD AND EROS: LOVE, LUST AND LONGING – Day Conference

Freud and Eros Day Conference at the Anna Freud Centre Speakers from Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Psychosocial Studies, Art and Classics come together on St Valentine’s Day to discuss Freud’s revolutionary ideas on Eros, and the ever intriguing and complex emotion of love. Speakers and Titles Lisa Appignanesi (Writer and researcher) (Biog) “All About Love” Revisited (Abstract) […]

12 January 2015

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Director’s tour: ‘Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing’

Director’s tour in conjunction with Jewish Book Week A guided tour of the Freud Museum’s current exhibition ‘Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing’. This new exhibition explores Sigmund Freud’s revolutionary ideas on love and the libidinal drive with an innovative combination of Freud’s own art collection, his writings and letters, together with the response […]

9 January 2015

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PIET OUDOLF AND HIS ART GARDENS.

We’re glad to invite you at the presentation of the book The Gardens of Piet Oudolf by Claudia Zanfi (Bolis edizioni).  That concerns the first Italian publication dedicated to the well known landscape designer, creator of the public park along the ‘High Line’ in New York, the Millenium garden in Chicago and the Giardino delle Vergini for […]

8 January 2015

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National Gallery A Film By Frederick Wiseman Special Screening

National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. It is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public and its paintings.  […]

7 January 2015

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POP LIVING – Open Call Deadline: Friday 16th January 2015. Curated by Ismail Erbil.

Conceptual Pop. Conceptual Living. Pop Living invites artists to submit work that builds on ideas of ‘pop’ thinking in art and culture; the re/production of culture and living mediated through technology and advertising is captured in a constant techno-documentation of society and the self. The hyper-real and contemporary constructions of living come together in a […]

6 January 2015

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Lasdun Late : Modernism at the medical museum

Banish the cold and midwinter blues with a dose of determined mid-century cool. Hot foot it down to the most happening fifty year old pile in town, park-side design classic and doctors’ des res par excellence, the Royal College of Physicians, for an evening of modernist magic. Kick off your Cuban heels, strike a pose […]

4 January 2015

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Traineeships at South Kilburn Studios – Open Day

We are currently accepting applications for new people to join our team as part of the traineeships. There are now positions available in – FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY FILM MAKING RADIO PRODUCTION ARTS & EVENTS MANAGEMENT MUSIC PRODUCTION INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE PUBLISHING GRAPHIC DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION To find out more about the traineeships please come along to our Open […]

4 January 2015

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“Show Your World” Annual Art Competition

re:artiste announces  the “Show Your World” 2015 annual art competition! An interpretation of our expressive world through the eyes of you. This competition is about humanity and nature, both urban and remote. How do you see your world? An interpretation of our expressive world through the eyes of you. “Show Your World” is open to artists from around […]

23 December 2014

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Debate: Participatory Theatre: The Saviour of Regional Theatre?

With yet another British Theatre funding crisis, the future of regional theatre remains uncertain. Reports of English arts funding of £69 per head in London and £4.60 elsewhere illustrate the problem. Nonetheless, some forms of Participatory Theatre appear to be thriving. These include Theatre in Education, Young People’s Theatre, Forum Theatre and Theatre for Development; […]

19 December 2014

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Sculpture Shock 2015 | Announcement of the Winners

‘Art is far too important to be confined within galleries alone, and our environment desperately lacks the humanising force of the artist’s imagination’ Richard Cork, art historian, editor, critic, broadcaster and 2013 Sculpture Shock jury member. The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to announce the SCULPTURE SHOCK 2015 finalists: SUBTERRANEAN –  LYNN DENNISON, […]

19 December 2014

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Sculpture Shock 2015 | Finalists Slam Talks

The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to announce the SCULPTURE SHOCK 2015 finalists: SUBTERRANEAN –  LYNN DENNISON, SEBASTIAN KITE, JESSICA LLOYD-JONES, AMBULATORY – LUKE HART, JOCJONJOSCH, WILLIAM MACKRELL HISTORIC – HANNA HAASLAHTI, QUYNH VANTU, GLORIA ZEIN Join us at the RBS on Wednesday 14 January 2015 from 6.30pm – 9.00pm as the nine […]

19 December 2014

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Ode to a Tool: RBS Fellows Debate

Ode to a Tool: RBS Fellows Debate Helaine Blumenfeld OBE FRBS, Bruce Gernand FRBS and Michael Petry FRBS The Royal British Society of Sculptors is proud to announce the first RBS Fellows debate, Ode to a Tool, on 28 January 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Three eminent RBS Fellows, Helaine Blumenfeld OBE FRBS, Bruce Gernand […]

10 December 2014

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Artist Talk: Darren Coffield in Conversation with Philosopher Mark Kalderon

Artist Talk:Darren Coffield in Conversation with Philosopher Mark Kalderon Sunday 14th December 2014, 2PMExhibition continues to 24th DecemberOpen Wed. – Sat. 11am – 6pm, Sun. 12 – 5pm The Residence Gallery invites you to join us this Sunday for a special opportunity to experience Darren Coffield in conversation with philosopher Mark Kalderon. This will be […]

3 December 2014

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COURSE – Experimental Printmaking Summer School

Over four days the Experimental Printmaking Summer School will introduce 3 new ways of printmaking that are direct and encourage you to adapt and develop printmaking within your practice. The methods selected are not overly technical and you can easily achive results with the minimum of equipment and materials within a day. Each day will […]

3 December 2014

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COURSE – Experimental Drawing Summer School

Meryl AInslie MA will lead this Experimental Drawing Summer School week. It is a great opportunity to get out and about, find new ‘ways of seeing’ and seek fresh inspiration. Over four days of experimental drawing, preparing multi – sensory sketchbooks, a facinating visit to the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, working in the landscape to […]