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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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.
The artists discuss their very particular artistic collaboration with Contemporary Curator Sarah Howgate.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]