29 October 2014

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Lubok Masterclass

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design will be holding a masterclass in the Russian popular print style, lubok, on Wednesday 12 November, 6.30pm – 8.00pm. The class will allow participants to discover the historical and technical intricacies of the Russian print with a talk from specialist Faith Wigzell and practical demonstrations from art historian and printmaker Helen Higgins. Discover […]

29 October 2014

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The Building Site Project – Grow your City

Join our team of artist ‘builders’ to create skyscapers, road signs, roads and trees for a huge collaborative imagined landscape. Be part of the building team designing and making your own building, or report to the construction site, and help plan how the finished drawings will fit together. This three-hour drawing event will continuously grow, encouraging the […]

29 October 2014

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Sketch Crawl

Join Urban Sketchers to sketch unfamiliar vistas of the Thames, the O2, Canary Wharf and other riverside landmarks from one of the last bastions of Docklands history,Trinity Buoy Wharf. The famous company responsible for buoys, lighthouses and lightships established Trinity Buoy Wharf as its Thames-side workshop in 1803.  The river Lea wall was rebuilt in brick […]

29 October 2014

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Tide of Change in East London

A debate about large-scale redevelopment plans set to change the face of East London, chaired by Paul Finch, Programme Director, World Architecture Festival. An open discussion will follow presentations by leading regeneration experts, including Eric Reynolds, Trinity Buoy Wharf, the man once described as having ‘virtually invented regeneration’; Phil Wade, from First Base, whose projects […]

29 October 2014

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The Battle of the Cartoonists + Tour of Trinity Buoy Wharf

12-1pm: Trinity Buoy Wharf Tour with John Burton, Urban Space Management   2-5pm: The Battle of the Cartoonists: teams of top cartoonists from The Guardian, TheIndependent, Private Eye and the Professional Cartoonists Organisation cross pens to create huge satirical banners recording Britain now, with the winning banner chosen by popular vote. The Battle will rage […]

28 October 2014

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Conflict in Visual Culture Part 2: Public visibility and the Battle for Representation

As part of Asia Triennial Manchester, and following on from Conflict in Visual Culture Part 1 presented by The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Castlefield Gallery has invited Prof. Jim Aulich, Leanne Green and Gary Bratchford of Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MIRIAD) to present Conflict in Visual Culture Part […]

28 October 2014

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RAW Londons 7th Showcase Festival

Once again RAW London brings you the best in raw, emerging London talent through a one-night-only Showcase Festival. In addition to a Pop-Up Art Gallery, Design Gallery, and Catwalk Shows the 7th RAW London Showcase CURRENT places a stronghold on live performances in dance. CURRENT will be an exciting vibrant night of back-to-back performances wowing […]

28 October 2014

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Der Standpunkt der Aufnahme: Point of View

A collection of texts and image essays through which film-makers, artists and theoreticians reflect on where ‘the political’ comes into their work and how making films turns into a political practice itself.To launch the publication, the editor Tobias Hering, film-maker Elke Marhöfer and film theoretician and community video practitioner Ed Webb-Ingall will host an evening […]

27 October 2014

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Being Good: Aichhorn and Anna

9 December 2014 7pm Being Good: Aichhorn and Anna Performance: Gerald Davidson with Helen Clapp. To celebrate Anna Freud ‘s birthday and the recently renovated Anna Freud Room, actor and researcher Gerald Davidson revisits his presentation first performed at the Anna Freud Centre in 2009. Helen Clapp returns as Anna Freud. Easter 1948, Lausanne: Reunited for […]

27 October 2014

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Performance Art: Love, Lust and Longing

27 November 2014 6.30-8.45pm Performance Art: Love, Lust and Longing S.A.G, Katherine Nolan, Quilla Constance and Terese Longva Join us for an evening of performance art inspired by the exhibition ‘Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing’.

27 October 2014

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Figures of Expression and Transgression

A seminar exploring contemporary artists’ representation of the naked body, and Egon Schiele’s legacy in relation to art and the pornographic image. The afternoon will include: Myth and the Figure in the Work of Leon Golub and Nancy Spero – a talk by Professor Jon Bird (Professor of Art & Critical Theory, Middlesex University). Artists […]

27 October 2014

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The Art of Protest

British artist, musician and anarchist, James Cauty has distinguished himself as a radical voice of dissent, producing work that draws on and subverts contemporary culture, across a career that has been spent breaking the rules. Co-founder of The KLF with his partner Bill Drummond, the duo continued their partnership with the K Foundation, together creating […]

25 October 2014

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Brown Bag Bingo (Play Bingo, Win Art!)

Forget another tame night out at your local Mecca Bingo with your mum and come on down for London’s first ever Brown Bag Bingo for your chance to get your hands on some amazing artwork worth as much as several thousand pounds!  We’ve combed our entire black book and hit up some of London’s best […]

24 October 2014

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A little bit of Naughty, Rocky Horror Night, Haloween with a difference

TriSpace Gallery is hosting the next instalment of our series of Burlesque and Sensual Arts, cabaret evenings to stimulate you senses. We are an event space Supporting an art gallery showing what is new upcoming and affordable art, situated 5 minutes from Bermondsey station. We are the perfect place to entertain and stimulat your senses […]

24 October 2014

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Be True! Be Free! Be Who You Wanna Be!

Join us to heat Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau discuss his current exhibition Communal Juicing with artist and curator Eva Rowson.  Communal Juicing is an exhibition of new sculpture and drawings, as well as a performance by the artist. The exhibition showcases recent work focusing on the connection between the concept of abjection and current discourse around objects. […]

24 October 2014

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liveButoh’s Official Launch Event

liveButoh cordially invites you to the official Launch and Private view. Sponsored by Sip or Mix Absinthe. A special evening introducing a live and strikingly surreal Butoh performance. This immersive show invites and encourages viewers to explore and discover an explosion of expression at a sparse and cavernous venue in Battersea. Purifying yet enigmatic, liveButoh is […]

23 October 2014

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Debate: The Image is Dead. Long Live the Image!

What are the challenges for image use and image-making in a world where the image is ubiquitous? In recent years, the internet has visually ‘educated’ people to a remarkable extent, to the point of image overload – so many images available and so little time to engage with them. In today’s digital culture, where everyone […]

23 October 2014

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Debate: New Technologies are Killing Hand-Made Craft

Is there still a place for teaching traditional craft in art and design higher education as preparation for work in today and tomorrow’s creative industries? Craft – the art of hand making – exists as an end in itself and provides a visual and tangible element of research, development and product.   Craft has traditionally questioned […]

23 October 2014

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Q-Art Crit

Q-Art is an independent student and graduate run organisation that works to break down barriers, supporting people into, through and beyond art education. The crit is a model of learning whereby artists present their work to a group in order to gain feedback on how that work is being read and ways that they might […]

22 October 2014

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Christmas Pop Up Shop at Handmade Interiors

Handmade in Britain are proud to present beautiful handmade items from 30 talented makers selected to take part in our Christmas Pop-Up Shop – a contemporary and very British celebration of Christmas. Running for 7 weeks over the festive season, our pop-up will showcase contemporary interiors, fashion and gifts in the heart of London’s Little […]

21 October 2014

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Over Time art project

Website: overtimeart.org        Twitter:  @annerobs    Facebook: ‘Over Time’ The final (for now!) event in the Over time art project takes place this Sunday at Royal Museums, Greenwich with a whole day of performance, film, sound and more.. featuring new films about the Thames foreshore and performances in the Queen’s House. This is the culmination of a […]

16 October 2014

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Koen Vanmechelen: Darwin’s Dream Panel Discussion

Panel discussion with the artist, two curators James Putnam and Jill Silverman van Coenegrachts and the artist’s long term collaborator, Belgian based human geneticist Em. Prof. Jean –Jacques Cassiman, in conjunction with the Koen Vanmechelen exhibition Darwin’s Dream. Numbers are limited. Please email rachel@pelhamcommunications.com to confirm your place.

14 October 2014

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The Hidden World of Hackney Road: Dr James Lattin

While the area around Hackney Road has experienced extensive gentrification, there remains a substantial area which is still awaiting redevelopment. As part of the Lake Island residency join local archaeologist Dr James Lattin for an entertaining and enlightening tour of the Hackney Road, in which he will reveal the history behind forgotten buildings and the surprising stories […]

13 October 2014

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Brian Mercer Residencies Talks—Ed Jones and Richard Stone

Join us for a glass of wine as the winners of the Brian Mercer Residencies discuss their practice and their experiences in Pietrasanta, Italy. Ed Jones MRBS was awarded the 2013 Brian Mercer Stone Carving Residency at Fondazione Sem and Richard Stone MRBS won the 2013 Brian Mercer Bronze Casting Residency at Fonderia Mariani. These […]

13 October 2014

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RUN RUN RUN! London (Regent’s Canal): Warming Up!

RUN!RUN!RUN! London (Regent’s Canal): Warming Up opens CCLAP 2014. It is part one of a 2-part performance run by Dr Kai Syng Tan that explores running as a creative process and how it can function as a playful toolkit for us to re-imagine London. The second part (booking not required), at 3.30pm, entitled A Rundown, is a performance-lecture that runs […]

13 October 2014

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Artist Film Screening: Nadia Kaabi-Linke

Join The Mosaic Rooms and Iniva for a special screening and discussion about Nadia Kaabi-Linke’s video installation ‘NO’ which focuses on the rigorous visa process that people must go through to enter the UK. ‘NO’ is a two-channel video installation, presenting a dialogue in which a crowd, without power despite their numbers, opposes an individual […]

13 October 2014

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Politics of Exhibiting

Join The Mosaic Rooms and Leighton House Museum for a special panel discussion on the politics of exhibiting. Comprising the panel are Henrietta Lidchi, Dr Nirmal Puwar, and Catherine Hahn. A selection of the works in our current exhibition, The Future Rewound & The Cabinet Of Souls, aim to raise questions about the continuing influence of past […]

13 October 2014

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Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies

The Mosaic Rooms, supported by Free Word, are delighted to present Laleh Khalili who will discuss her new book which chronicles the detention and confinement, of both combatants and large groups of civilians, from colonial times to present day. Khalili will be in conversation with Guardian’s investigative reporter, Ian Cobain. In Time in the Shadows, Laleh […]

13 October 2014

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Exhibiting Africa

Through a series of short archival film screenings, Dr Tom Rice will chart and examine the varied uses of film in early twentieth century colonial exhibitions, looking in particular at on screen representations of Africa. This evening of screenings and discussion will offer a fascinating overview of these exhibitions and the mixed ways in which film figured […]

11 October 2014

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CLAPP (CROSS –CULTURAL LIVE ART PROJECT) 2014

Led by curatorial partnership, Something Human, CCLAP brings together Southeast Asian and UK/European artists for a 2-day symposium, showcasing performances, talks and a screening programme exploring gendered/feminist notions of “rites”. Presented in partnership with SEA ArtsFest 2014. CCLAP instigates the sharing of the developments and critical reflections of significant and diverse live art practices in Southeast […]

10 October 2014

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Davide Monteleone (Photojournalist) and Emeric Glayse (Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award) in c

Join Davide Monteleone (photojournalist) and Emeric Glayse (curator and Development Manager for the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award) for a discussion of Monteleone’s work and experiences as a photojournalist. Monteleone is the winner of the 4th Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, which was launched in 2009 with the aim of supporting and celebrating photojournalism. This unique award funds […]

10 October 2014

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Radetzky March Part II

AT/GER/FRA 1994, approx. 90’ each, directed by Axel Corti. Continuing our programme of events to mark the centenary of WWI, the ACF’s Cineclub will screen the epic 1995 production of Joseph Roth’s Radetzky March (1932). The film, directed by Axel Corti, chronicles the decline and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire via the story of the Trotta family. […]