14 July 2015

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Michael Craig Martin & Michael Bracewell

Celebrated artist and influential teacher, Michael Craig-Martin discusses his career with the critic and writer Michael Bracewell.

8 July 2015

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Michael Landy: Bin It For Britain

In Bin it for Britain artist Michael Landy will talk about the ways in which ideas of value, usefulness, productivity and labour have been central to his practice, beginning with his participation in the seminal 1988 YBA exhibition Freeze, through to his current work. 

6 July 2015

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Bow PowWow (Panel Talk): Working with galleries and curators

An opportunity for artists to find out more about the gallery landscape in London, how there are different types of organisations which operate in different ways, and how best to work with them and initiate and develop relationships. The panel include: Elizabeth Neilson Director, Zabludowicz Collection,  Hannah Gruy, Associate Director, Artist and Museum Liason, White Cube Will […]

3 July 2015

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Framing Black Visual Art – Meet Eddie Chambers and Errol Lloyd

About: The Guildhall Art Gallery welcomes celebrated artist, art historian and author, Eddie Chambers for a special discussion and book signing on Monday 13th July 2015. Eddie Chambers will be joined by artist and award winning writer, Errol Lloyd for a Q&A session chaired by Tate Britain curator Sonya Dyer discussing the impact made by notable […]

3 July 2015

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David Mabb: in conversation

David Mabb and writer Larne Abse Gogarty discuss his latest work Announcer and explore the utopian possibilities of design in relation to William Morris. Morris and Russian artist El Lissitzky both wanted to change people’s lives through their art. Mabb celebrates the utopian ideas of these two men through their seminal book designs: Morris’s Kelmscott […]

2 July 2015

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Lunchtime Artist Talk, Drawn from the Fleming Collection

Royal Drawing School alumni Laura Footes, Olivia Kemp, Michelle Cioccoloni and Tim Betjeman will be sharing an insight into the reasons why they selected a painting from the Fleming Collection to sit alongside their own works, as well as the creative process and inspiration behind their practice.

2 July 2015

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Michael Landy: Artist Talk

Michael Landy will talk about his work in relation to ideas of value, usefulness, productivity and labour.

30 June 2015

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Curators’ Tour: “I Spy With My Little Eye…”

Curators Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath discuss the work and practices of the artists included in The Mosaic Rooms group exhibition I Spy With My Little Eye… I Spy with My Little Eye… explores a shift in artistic practice within a new generation of artists connected to Beirut. It showcases the rise of an exciting emerging movement with new formal and semantic concerns, […]

29 June 2015

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Artist & Academic Residencies – a conversation between practitioners

You are invited to join Elizabeth Murton in conversation with current recipients of the Birkbeck and Bow Arts residency award. This discussion will digest the recent and ongoing experiences of both the artist John Timberlake and the academic Dr Gabriel Koureas about their current collaborative exhibition at Peltz Gallery entitled Artist’s Impression: Mangled Metal. Wednesday 8 […]

29 June 2015

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Bow Pow Wow Talk & Seminar: Introduction to Arts Council England & Grants for the Arts Programme

Bow PowWow Part 1: Talk Introduction to Arts Council England and Grants for the Arts FundingMonday 6th July, 6.30 – 7.15pm BOOKING CLICK HERE As part of the Bow Skills Lab programme, this is an opportunity to find out more about what Arts Council England do and Grants for the Arts funding. We will be joined by Chris Rawcliffe, Relationship […]

29 June 2015

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Symposium: Disappearing Cities of the Arab World

Speakers include Sharon Rotbard, Ziauddin Sardar, Salma Samar Damluji, Amjad Nasser and Ali Cherri In the post-colonial age, Arab urban life has often borne witness to destruction through civil wars, foreign invasion and religious conflict. Old customs and architectures have been erased; in their place, a new landscape of globalization has emerged. Disappearing Cities of […]

29 June 2015

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Culture Now: Juliet Jacques

Author Juliet Jacques discusses her new publication TRANS (Verso, 2015), a moving memoir and insightful examination of transgender politics. Juliet Jacques is a freelance author, best known for writing A Transgender Journey for The Guardian—the first time the gender reassignment process has been serialised for a major British publication, and which was long listed for the Orwell Prize in 2011. She […]

29 June 2015

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Culture Now: John Roberts and Peter Osborne

Art theorist John Roberts discusses his new book Revolutionary Time and the Avant-Garde (Verso, 2015) with philosopher Peter Osborne. John Roberts is Professor of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Wolverhampton. His books include The Art of Interruption: Realism, Photography and the Everyday; The Philistine Controversy (with Dave Beech),Philosophizing the Everyday and The Necessity of Errors and Revolutionary Time. He is also a contributor to Radical […]

29 June 2015

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Culture Now: Daniel Keller

Berlin-based US artist Daniel Keller presents on his practice ahead of his inclusion in m-Health (Cell Project Space, 25 Jul – 2 Aug 2015). Keller’s wide-ranging output engages with issues at the intersection of economics, technology, culture and collaboration. His current research focus is on speculative notions of progress, technological disruption and reaction from the perspective of a post-studio […]

29 June 2015

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Culture Now: Christine Delphy

Sociologist, feminist and theorist Christine Delphy discusses her new workSeparate and Dominate: Feminism and Racism after the War on Terror (Verso 2015). Examining the ways in which mainstream feminism is used to mobilise racist measures, this book argues for a fluid understanding of political and social identity. Described as ‘France’s most exciting feminist writer’ by Simone de Beauvoir, […]

29 June 2015

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Culture Now: Gilles Peterson and Jez Nelson

DJ and radio presenters Gilles Peterson and Jez Nelson discuss UK pirate radio on the occasion of ICA Reading Room Exhibition Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s. Although best known as a radio presenter on BBC 6 Music and as an international DJ, Gilles Peterson is also an avid record collector, curator, music producer and record label manager. […]

24 June 2015

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ENDO Shuhei | Architect for a New Era

Influenced by and interacting with landscapes, many modern Japanese architectural structures are characterised by an acute awareness of flows. Renowned Japanese architect Endo Shuhei is one such professional championing this concept. Endo treats materials as a fluid gesture to create distinctive, innovative, and appealing arrangements with a continuous interaction between form, material, and design. It is this […]

24 June 2015

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Juan de la Cosa in conversation with curator Fabiola Iza on Mexico artist’s publishing

A collaboration between Tania Pérez Cordova and Francesco Pedraglio, Juan de la Cosa is a Mexico City based, artist-led publishing house interested in commissioning, republishing, translating and distributing works of fiction and poetry by writers and artists alike. With bilingual editions and a specific focus on translation, Juan de la Cosa explores the invisible line separating […]

24 June 2015

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Verónica Gerber Bicecci in conversation with Fabiola Iza

Verónica Gerber Bicecci is a visual artist / writer and member of Tumbona Ediciones. Tumbona Ediciones is a publishing collective comprised of a group of artists based in Mexico City that since 2005 have tried to resist Mexico’s progressive cultural impoverishment through creative means. Tumbona shelters genres unattended by major publishing houses – essays, aphorisms, short stories, […]

22 June 2015

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Arseniy Zhilyaev: In Conversation

From the history of avant-garde museology, to ideas around learning, collectivity and labour, Moscow-based artist Arseniy Zhilyaev discusses his work with Katerina Chuchalina, V-A-C Foundation Curator. Through exhibitions and participatory projects, Zhilyaev considers the relationship between art and social production/lived environments. The artist uses artistic, political, and scientific, and museological histories to uncover and propose potential futures, exploring […]

22 June 2015

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Talk and Screening with Ane Hjort Guttu

This afternoon event provides an opportunity to see more of Ane Hjort Guttu’s work and hear her discuss it with writer, editor and curator Pablo Lafuente and author Kim West, both of whom will give presentations on the role of pedagogy and political art in relation to Hjort Guttu’s practice.

22 June 2015

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Thomas Hirschhorn: In Conversation

Thomas Hirschhorn discusses his current SLG exhibition and past projects. Presented in collaboration with Camberwell College of Arts.

22 June 2015

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FF+WE15: Artist Talks

Join FF+WE exhibiting artists Sian Davey, Jonathan Simpson, Wilf Speller and Alexandra Vacaroiu in the exhibition space for short talks about their work.

22 June 2015

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FreshFaced+WildEyed, FF+WE15: Artist Talks

Join FF+WE15 exhibiting artists Francesca Allen, Alex Burgess and Alexandra Lethbridge in the exhibition space.

22 June 2015

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FreshFaced+WildEyed FF+WE15: Artitst Talks

Join FF+WE exhibiting artists Coco Capitán, Liz Orton, Aida Silvestri, Charan Singh and Betty Zapata in the exhibition space for short talks about their work.

11 June 2015

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Memory and Failure Study Group

A Study Group responding to our exhibition DE.FI.CIEN.CY. An informal afternoon of presentations and group discussion led by individuals who are part of our gallery placement scheme. The event will include presentations by Andrew Brown, artist Maria Teresa Ortoleva, and a plenary discussion chaired by researcher Alexandra Gbedemah. This event is supported by MFA Curating, […]

10 June 2015

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China Now: Artist Talk – Zhang Kai & He Jie

Two of China’s most exciting young contemporary artists will be discussing their work to tie in with their first European exhibition at London’s Royal College of Art, offering British audiences an enlightening overview of the new generation of Chinese artists. The talk will be taking place at the RCA’s Gulbenkian Gallery on Saturday 18 July […]

10 June 2015

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URBAN HIVE ARCHIVE

Workshop and presentation of the first  international Urban Hive Archive at the Politecnico University Milano,  in collaboration with the Middlesex University of London, about eco-design and regeneration of urban space through practices of creativity and ecology.

10 June 2015

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Chantal Joffe and Ishbel Myerscough: Friendship Portraits

The artists discuss their very particular artistic collaboration with Contemporary Curator Sarah Howgate.

9 June 2015

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‘n-1’ Li-E Chen’s Work-in-progress Presentation #1: thinking. space. silence

Hosted by Prof. Nathan Widder (Department of Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London) London-based, interdisciplinary artist and director Li-E Chen will be presenting the conceptual ideas behind her work-in-progress ‘n-1’ (2015 – 2016). The project is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. The project’s public programme of […]

9 June 2015

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Artist Talk: Corinne Silva

Join artist Corinne Silva to discover the inspiration behind the works in her Mosaic Rooms solo exhibition Garden State. Silva will be in conversation with photographer, curator and lecturer Julian Stallabrass. Throughout history, occupying forces have sought to exert control over their territories through re-shaping and re-naming landscapes, landmarks, cities and even countries. New governments have embarked on large-scale landscaping […]

3 June 2015

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Artist talk by SHIMURAbros

SHIMURAbros are the sister and brother artist duo of Yuka and Kentaro Shimura, currently researchers at Studio Olafur Eliasson and exemplifying a new breed of Japanese contemporary artists. Working and exhibiting internationally, SHIMURAbros are known for incorporating elements of sculpture, installation and avant-garde filmmaking in their work. Film is the catalyst to all their creations and the artists […]