14 November 2014

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“IT’S A CAR CRASH!”: William Hunt in conversation with Ellen Mara De Wachter

“IT’S A CAR CRASH!”  WILLIAM HUNT IN CONVERSATION WITH ELLEN MARA DE WACHTER Saturday 29 November, 3pm Ellen Mara De Wachter is an independent curator and writer based in London and has contributed a specially commissioned text for PEER for an illustrated 16-page booklet to accompany the exhibition, available free to visitors. The event is FREE […]

12 November 2014

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Videograms of a Revolution | The fall of communism commemorated 25 years on

The Romanian Cultural Centre (RCC)/ Ratiu Family Foundation invite you to the screening of the internationally acclaimed documentaryVideograms of a Revolution (1992) by Harun Farocki and Andrei Ujica November 25, 2014 | 7:00 – 9:30 pm | Manchester Sq., 18 Fitzhardinge St., London W1H 6EQAdmission free | Booking is essential at bookings@romanianculturalcentre.org.ukThe screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by Nicolae […]

11 November 2014

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Talk: Women, fashion and the First World War

Join design and fashion historian Emmanuelle Dirix at an illustrated talk called Women, fashion and the First World War on 18 November and discover how the First World War not only changed women’s lives but also how they dressed. Ms Dirix will discuss how the huge political and social upheaval of the early 20th century […]

11 November 2014

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Sodiq – Film Screening

How does a boy with the aspirations of becoming a doctor find himself on trial for murder…? We are showing the documentary Sodiq at South Kilburn Studios on 28th November. Doors open at 5:45pm. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sodiq-film-screening-tickets-14138776461 Followed by Q&A with director Adeyemi Michael and SK Speaks Easy, a live discussion on K2K Radio. Plot Summary:Sodiq dreamt […]

11 November 2014

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OOMK Issue 3 Launch

We are very pleased to announce that OOMK #3 is finally here!  Issue 3 is a celebration of DRAWING and is packed with interviews, articles, art, photography, illustration and lots more. To celebrate we will be having an official launch on Friday 21st November at South Kilburn Studios. At the launch there will be an […]

11 November 2014

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Artist Talk by Riusuke Fukahori

Riusuke Fukahori is a talented Japanese artist who is renowned for developing a unique technique whereby layers of resin are successively poured and painted on to produce hyper realistic representations of goldfish swimming in water. His meticulous work recently burst into popular culture after a video of his process went viral, racking up almost three and […]

11 November 2014

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Bigakko: Anti-Academy – Talk by Alice Maude-Roxby

The alternative art school Bigakko was established in 1969 in the Jimbocho district of Tokyo by the publishers Gendaishicho-sha. Involving some of the most radical artists of the time and developed in opposition to the mainstream academy system, students at Bigakko experienced unorthodox teaching and workshops by Genpei Akasegawa, Natsuyuki Nakanishi, Hiroshi Nakamura and Mokuma […]

11 November 2014

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Artist Talk by Aiko Miyanaga

Japanese artist Aiko Miyanaga creates sculptural pieces that are associated with transformation. Winning the Nissan Art Award 2013 Grand Prize, Miyanaga is most well known for her use of naphthalene to produce moulds of everyday items such as clocks and keys, which are then encased in clear resin. Recent successful international exhibitions, including at the Sapporo International […]

9 November 2014

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Talk: How to Win Art Prize Competitions (for artists)

Talk: How to Win Art Prize Competitions Sponsored by leading law firm, Ashurst LLP. There are a huge variety of art prize competitions running throughout the year, every year. Some are highly respected, increase your visibility to collectors and bring attention from important galleries and institutions. We want to give you some tips and advice, so […]

6 November 2014

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Anthropocene – Underground, Underworld, Underwater – Poetry Evening

Two poets respond to themes explored in the new installation LOST IN FATHOMS, a riveting and original blend of science art and imagination  Biographies Declan Ryan was born in Ireland in 1983 and lives in north London. He has an MA in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, is writing PhD on Ian Hamilton and teaches […]

6 November 2014

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What does the Anthropocene mean? Art, ethics & collaboration in the geo historical moment

What does the Anthropocene mean? Art, ethics & collaboration in the geo historical moment This discussion will offer an insight into collaborative art-science practices and ethical dilemmas in response to the proposition from many leading geologists that we should call our present era the ‘Anthropocene’ on account of our impact as a species upon the […]

6 November 2014

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Art, Science and Cultural Understanding – Book Launch

Book Launch and Discussion Event Art, Science and Cultural Understanding Wednesday 12 November 2014, 6.30pm for a 7pm start   Editors: Brett Wilson, Barbara Hawkins and Stuart Sim   Coinciding with the UK launch of this multi-author interdisciplinary text, GV Art and Project Dialogue are co-hosting a debate, ‘Where Next for ArtScience?’ featuring four of […]

6 November 2014

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THE WORLD – Faces. Places. Spaces | Second Edition

It’s LIQUID INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDSubmission deadline: November 14th, 2014 It’s LIQUID Group is proud to launch the second edition of its International Photography Award: THE WORLD. FREE submission and participation PRIZESJurors’ vote:It’s LIQUID Team will select the winning work which will be showcased during the nextInternational ArtExpo’s exhibition in Venice (Italy) in June 2015. An interview about the winner will be […]

5 November 2014

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Dan Coombs in conversation with John Stezaker

Dan Coombs will discuss the subject of narrative in painting with the artist John Stezaker. To book a free ticket to this event click here.  Image: Dan Coombs, The Beach, 2013. Oil on canvas, 75 x 100 cm Courtesy of the artist

5 November 2014

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‘Suspicion’ Artist Floor Tour Led by Dan Coombs

Join Dan Coombs and selected artists from Suspicion for an informative exhibition floor talk. The tour will facilitate a discussion between the curator, artists and audience about how narrative can be integrated and understood in contemporary painting. Confirmed participants include: Gavin Lockheart, Kate Lyddon, Damien Meade, Geraldine Swayne, Neal Tait and Covadonga Valdes. To book […]

5 November 2014

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Film Screening: Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’

A screening of Hitchcock’s 1941 thriller Suspicion, with an introduction by exhibition curator Dan Coombs, reflecting on how the film inspired his ideas for the exhibition.To book a free ticket to this event please visit http://bit.ly/1AicOq1

5 November 2014

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FRANCO VACCARI. Film&video

In the frame of the solo exhibition dedicated to Franco Vaccari in Naples (organized by the Madre Museum and the Foundation Morra-Greco), the entire collection of his films and video works will be presented. The author is one of the first Italian video artists and his work is still relevant to many international artists. The event Franco Vaccari. Film […]

5 November 2014

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ATLANTE MEDITERRANEO – BOOKCITY 2014

On the occasion of Book City Milano 2014 aMAZElab will open its own space to the presentation of the editorial project GOING PUBLIC 2003-2013 (Silvana Editoriale), dedicated to the Mediterranean and Balkan areas. For the occasion readings from prestigious writers such as Erri De Luca, Pedrag Metvejevic, Jean-Claude Izzo, Francesca Aguirre,   performed by Antonella e Caterina Muntoni.  […]

3 November 2014

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Gallery Sunday: Christmas!

Join us for art, craft and festive activities for all the family. Make a glorious Christmas card using original Victorian scrapbooking techniques, make your own ink stamps and print personalised wrapping paper, and create funky gift tags for your loved ones. Best of all you get to take what you make.

3 November 2014

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Exhibition Closing Party

Join us for the closing party of our last exhibition of 2014, Nadia Kaabi-Linke’s The Future Rewound & The Cabinet of Souls. The closing party will feature a special performance showcasing our most recent education and outreach project in collaboration with Phakama. The project, entitled Three Percent, explores the issues that affect daily lives in […]

3 November 2014

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Portrait Collage Workshop

Make a 3D collage of yourself or family member and take home your own framed original in our portrait collage workshop with Julia Andrews-Clifford, on Saturday 6 December. In this three hour workshop you will gain basic skills in collage, composition, picture-mounting and finishing, and learn how to work creatively with family photos. The workshop […]

3 November 2014

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Anna Minton: After Ground Control

Anna Minton will present new ideas on alternatives to the growing privatisation and control of cities as originally investigated in her critically-acclaimed book Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the 21st century city (published in 2012).  Minton is currently working on a follow-up publication and the evening will be an opportunity to share her thinking. […]

3 November 2014

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Max Mara Art Prize for Women Corin Sworn

Join Corin Sworn, winner of the biannual Max Mara Art Prize for Women, for a special evening of conversation, reading and performance. This event marks the midpoint of the Prize and draws on Sworn’s recent Italian residency and her interest in the Commedia dell’Arte theatre troupes. Sworn will be joined by celebrated poet Lisa Robertson […]

3 November 2014

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The Real World: Crafting Practices

Focussing on work which draws inspiration from craft traditions, this discussion explores how artists negotiate the boundaries between craft and fine art. Artists Helen Carnac and Shane Waltener presents their work before addressing the question: how are these practices and their perception shifting and evolving?Supported by Artquest.

3 November 2014

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Mike Nelson: Again, more things (a table ruin): A Musical Response

For his exhibition, Again, more things (a table ruin), selected from the V-A-C Collection, Mike Nelson asked the musician Oliver Coates for a response from a musical perspective. One element of this request is a unique performance by Coates of cello pieces by Bach, Laurence Crane, Mica Levi, Iannis Xenakis and Andrew Hamilton, which takes […]

3 November 2014

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Max Keiser and Anton Lukoszevieze: Talk and Musical Performance

Coinciding with Beatrice Gibson’s current exhibition, F for Fibonacci, Op. 50 and Laura Bartlett Gallery will stage an evening of cutting edge music and biting market commentary. The evening takes as its departure point William Gaddis’ epic modernist novel JR (1975).  An eerily prescient social satire, JR tells the story of a precocious 11 year-old […]

31 October 2014

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‘John Smart – A Genius Magnified’ at Philip Mould and Co this November

The most important private collection of portraits by John Smart, the greatest miniature painter in 18th century Britain, comprising 45 works will be exhibited for the first time by Philip Mould and Co. Painstakingly amassed over nearly 30 years by a Private European Collector who admired Smart for his precision and technical skill, the collection […]

30 October 2014

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Photo Club

Join us for our monthly Photo Social Club with photographer Kit Oates at South Kilburn Studios, where you can share your work, get feedback and meet other photographers.

30 October 2014

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Screening: ‘Perfumed Nightmare’ (1977)

‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Supermarché!’ — Kidlat Tahimik Perfumed Nightmare (1977, 93 min.) is an autobiographical tale following the life of Kidlat, a young Filipino jeepney* driver enamoured with the idea of Western culture, and all it has to offer. He is the president of his rural village’s Werner von Braun fan club, which he established […]

30 October 2014

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Spain NOW!

Hanmi Gallery is very pleased to be hosting the Spain NOW! Creative hub weekend, which will take place between 7 – 9 November 2014 at the gallery. Presenting a weekend of visual art exhibitions, talks, literary mornings and a programme of fashion, film and music screenings, this event promises to be a multifaceted and enriching […]

30 October 2014

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Surviving The Tsunami: Salvaging and Digitalising Historical Photographs

The March 2011 earthquake triggered a tsunami that ravaged coastal areas, destroying buildings and sweeping more than 19,000 people out to sea. One hard-hit community was Rikuzentakata, a city in Iwate Prefecture: 80 percent of homes and more than 1,500 people were lost. The city’s museums, too, were not spared: The Rikuzentakata City Museum, which […]

29 October 2014

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The First World War On Film

Join us for an evening exploring how the First World War was depicted in Russia on film, in collaboration with the Kino Klassika Foundation. Justine Waddell will be in conversation with European and Russian cinema specialist Ian Christie. The discussion will be complemented by a selection of clips, from documentary to feature films and archival […]