26 May 2015

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‘Our Strange Thoughts’ David Adam in conversation with Oliver James

Have you ever had the sudden fear that you didn’t lock the back door? Or the disturbing thought of jumping in front of an oncoming train? You are not alone. Most of us experience strange thoughts and compulsions that occur to us ‘out of the blue’. They can sometimes be distressing and embarassing, but they […]

21 May 2015

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Artist Talk with Heretic Studio

On 26th May, East London Printmakers will be hosting a talk by the fantastic Heretic Studio. Heretic is an experimental screen printing studio comprising of Luke Frost, Jon Rundall and Therese Vandling. Their wide ranging activities have most recently taken the form of an ongoing and evolving body of work calledSpectral Nation: an exploration of screen […]

19 May 2015

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CAS Talks—Ben Rivers

Ben Rivers’ works blends aspects of fiction and reality in a subversive and poetic manner. His work focuses on lone individuals and small insular communities on the fringes of society, from hermetic existences found deep in the Scottish countryside to post-apocalyptic island ecosystems.

19 May 2015

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Anthea Hamilton: Artist Talk

Following the Contemporary Art Society’s recent acquisition of two works by Anthea Hamilton for Hepworth Wakefield, and in advance of her first solo US museum exhibition at the SculptureCenter, New York in September, please join us to hear Anthea talk about her recent work. Starting by discussing Leg Chair (2012), Anthea will present some past and future projects – including […]

18 May 2015

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Restless Futures Conference

Restless Futures is a 12 month programme of events organised by Central Saint Martins, showing how art and design can actively inform and contribute to societal transformation. Focusing on four central issues No More Stuff? Democratising Innovation; Disruptive Technologies; Expanded Boundaries.  Come and listen, discuss and debate four key issues which will contribute to restless futures for […]

18 May 2015

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Women’s art/women’s power: Linda Nochlin in conversation with Tamar Garb

Linda Nochlin is one of the most accessible, provocative, and innovative art historians of our time. In 1971 she published her essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?”, a dramatic feminist call-to-arms that called traditional art historical practices into question and led to a major revision of the discipline.  Linda Nochlin is the […]

18 May 2015

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Post 3.11: What Can Art Do? Four Years On: Art and the Disaster

Post 3.11 is a series of talks showcasing the activities of artists who through various ways, have been engaged with the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan. The series aims to re-examine the role of artists and art in the aftermath of such unprecedented events. Four years have now passed since […]

17 May 2015

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Artist Talk. Denise Bryan

ForumArts is visiting Denise Bryan during her exhibition at Central Space Gallery where she will be presenting The Mirror Hall and other Berlin stories on June 1st at 6.30pm. Artist Denise Bryan will talk about the work that she made whilst carrying out a residency in Berlin which resulted in her returning in 2014 to create a site specific installation in the […]

15 May 2015

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MARK TANNER SCULPTURE AWARD | Kate Lyddon | Artist Talk & Publication Launch

Kate Lyddon will be leading a talk around her work at Standpoint Gallery for her Mark Tanner Sculpture Award show, Ode to Brother Anger. Kate Lyddon’s practice spans painting, drawing and sculpture. The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award has supported her to develop the sculptural aspect of her practice over the course of the last 12 […]

14 May 2015

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Jerwood Encounters: Artist Development Day

This event intends to provide a friendly environment for early-career artists to discuss different aspects of professional practice with experts in their respective fields. Sign up for free, one-to-one advice on: documenting work with Hydar Dewachi, artist and photographer; developing a commercial practice with Ceri Hand, Curator, Art Consultant and Artist Mentor; writing funding proposals with Shonagh Manson, […]

14 May 2015

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Jerwood Encounters: Kelly Best and Georgie Grace in conversation with Oliver Basciano

Kelly Best and Georgie Grace in conversation with Oliver Basciano, Deputy Editor of ArtReview. Oliver Basciano is a London-based writer and critic. He is deputy editor of ArtReview. He also contributes to various other media and his essays have been included in numerous artist monographs and exhibition catalogues. He sits on the board of trustees […]

14 May 2015

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Jerwood Encounters: Supporting Early Career Artists, A Panel Discussion

A panel discussion which intends to reflect critically on Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase, a new artist development collaboration between two artist-led organisations, Eastside Projects (Birmingham) and g39 (Cardiff), and Jerwood Charitable Foundation. It aims to discuss issues and considerations around supporting artists at early stages of their development, and why different organisations working together might provide an […]

13 May 2015

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Artist’s Talk: Mark Lebon

Artist and photographer Mark Lebon is in conversation with artist and writer Neal Brown, discussing his work and early publishing projects.

13 May 2015

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Culture Now: Venice Debrief 2015

Liverpool Director Sally Tallant, fig-2 curator Fatos Ustek and ICA Head of Programme Katharine Stout respond to this year’s 56th Venice Art Biennale.

8 May 2015

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Carving the Future – Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Today – Talk with Noe Aoki and Teppei Kaneuji

Sculpture continues to be a focal part of contemporary Japanese art, and many world-renowned Japanese artists employing the medium have participated in exhibitions and art festivals around the world. A medium which has globally undergone many radical transformations in past decades, Japanese artists have similarly attempted to challenge its notions, endeavouring to reinvent and redefine […]

7 May 2015

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Make Perhaps This Out Sense of Can You: Bob Cobbing Symposium

Bob Cobbing (1920-2002) was a sound, concrete and visual poet, best known for his performed works in which language was anarchically stretched through shouts and hisses, interspersed between more recognisable tracts of spoken word. He was also a prolific organiser and collaborator: one of the founders of the London Filmmakers Co-op in the 1960s, manager […]

4 May 2015

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Draw to Perform2 – Two-day international symposium for Drawing Performance

The Draw to Perform symposium is an exciting international art event that celebrates the unique discipline of live drawing performance. Curated by artist Ram Samocha, this vibrant two days event includes participation of great artists from all over the world. It is open to the public and provides a fabulous live art experience to all […]

1 May 2015

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Technology is the New Magic (Restless Futures)

Magic and technology are inextricably linked. Technology enchants us. Even more so in its current digital form. We are under a collective spell, or are we? How do we make sense of the omnipresence of digital technologies? What are the design narratives manifest in our constant interaction with digital devices? Technology is the New Magic is […]

30 April 2015

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Master Class on Light and Art

Sally Storey, one of Britain’s leading lighting experts, and Philip Mould, the international art dealer, invite you to a joint Master Class on Light and Art at the Kings Road showroom on Tuesday 19th May at 6pm – 8pm.  Philip Mould and Sally Storey, will explore why lighting is so critical to the appreciation of art in […]

28 April 2015

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Breaking the Rules: Gender, Photography and Performance from Claude Cahun to Today

Panel talk and discussion  (Followed by drinks in the Carmelite Cafe) https://breakingtherulesclaudecahun.eventbrite.co.uk Talk and discussion with an exciting panel of creative directors, arts historians, writers and their many other talents – Ingo Andersson, Liena Vayzman and Juliet Jacques will join curator of Magic Mirror Karen Le Roy Harris to discuss ideas of resistance, performance, gender and identity […]

27 April 2015

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2015 Edward W. Said London Lecture: Music in Life and Life in Music

VENUESouthbank CentreQueen Elizabeth HallBelvedere RoadLondon SE1 8XX Daniel Barenboim asks what is the role of music in life in this year’s lecture in memory of Edward Said. In 1999 Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said founded The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel and surrounding Arab countries. The orchestra projects a possible Middle Eastern […]

27 April 2015

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Artists Talk: Corinne Silva

Discover the inspiration behind the works in Corinne Silva’s new solo show at this event where the artist will be in conversation with Julian Stallabrass. Garden State comprises two photographic installations created during a series of trips to sites between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River from 2010 and 2013, these offer an unexpected view on gardening as a tool for […]

24 April 2015

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Panel Discussion: Photography, Colonialism and the Politics of Planting

Taking leave from the works in Corinne Silva’s solo exhibition, Garden State, this panel discussion will explore the act of gardening as a tool for the assertion of power, control and identity. Moving from the specificity of the Israeli colonization and occupation of the Palestine Territories to geopolitics on a global scale, the panel will probe […]

23 April 2015

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Learning from Roofers: Theaster Gates in conversation

A unique opportunity to hear from the Chicago-based artist, curator, urbanist and winner of the Artes Mundi 6 prize, Theaster Gates. Discussing recent projects that attempt to instigate the creation of cultural communities by acting as catalysts for social engagement, Gates focuses on the physical and symbolic value of the materials he uses and the […]

23 April 2015

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Susan Sluglett (Borough Road Gallery Artist in Residence 2014/15) in conversation with Zoë Mendelson

An in-conversation between Borough Road Gallery Artist in Residence 2014/15, Susan Sluglett, and artist and writer Zoë Mendelson.

23 April 2015

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Meet the Artist Giulia Zaniol

Giulia Zaniol is staging a radical exhibition that will open a debate about contemporary art and its upmarket branding style. The show, taking place at Gallery Different, Fitzrovia from 8th June to 13th will call into question three of Britain’s most influential art personalities; Damian Hirst, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry and how they have […]

22 April 2015

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Lançamento do livro SOBREMARINHOS de Gilvan Barreto

Em seu “Diário de Viagem” (1978), Abert Camus compartilha sua percepção do mar durante viagem ao Brasil, em 1949: “As águas estão pouco iluminadas na superfície, mas sente-se a sua escuridão profunda. O mar é assim, e é por isso que eu o amo.”  Estabelecendo um diálogo com o denso universo de Camus, Sobremarinhos, novo livro […]

20 April 2015

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Magic Mirror: Helena Reckitt in conversation with Sarah Pucill

Join us at the Nunnery Gallery for an in conversation with curator and critic Helena Reckitt and artist filmmaker Sarah Pucill.  A great opportunity to gain further insight into the photographic works and film Magic Mirror by Sarah Pucill that are part of the Nunnery Gallery’s current exhibition Magic Mirror with works by both French […]

15 April 2015

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Cities of Modernity: European Art and Architecture, 1880 – 1914

From Glasgow to Vienna and Paris to Barcelona, RIBA hosts a one-night European tour charting the bright lights and beating hearts of a changing continent. Part of the Mackintosh Season. At the close of the 19th Century, Europe was booming. Its thriving industrial economies were churning out new machines and products and drawing hundreds of […]

15 April 2015

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Working with Artists in the Shifting Gallery Landscape: Bow Skills Lab Launch

Working with Artists in the Shifting Gallery Landscape Launch Event for Bow Skills Labtalking:thinking:doing A professional development programme for artists by artists With Keynote from Ceri Hand Working with Artists in the Shifting Gallery Landscape To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we are launching a dynamic and relevant programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  It is […]

15 April 2015

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Reality Check: Artist talk by Chim↑Pom

Chim↑Pom, the six-strong artist collective known as the enfant terrible of Japan’s art scene, create distinctive works that challenge contemporary social problems, and the realities that we choose not to see. Formed in Tokyo in 2005, the group’s approach is underscored by the use of found objects, mass media, and chance. Chim↑Pom work mainly in […]

14 April 2015

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NASAN TUR IN CONVERSATION WITH TESSA JACKSON

Nasan Tur will be in conversation with Tessa Jackson (CEO, Iniva) at Blain|Southern on Monday 20th April. They will be discussing the German artist’s second show with the gallery, as well as Tur’s practice more generally. Bringing together new and recent works the exhibition explores the notion of failure and fragility, both in relation to the individual […]