16 December 2015

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Guatemalan Artist Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa: First UK Solo Exhibition At Gasworks

Ramírez-Figueroa’s practice is rooted in folklore and dreams, conspiracy theories, ancient mythologies and magic. The Guatemalan civil war of 1960–96 is a recurring subject in his work, softened only by the at times absurd or humorous approach that colours many of his sculptures, performances and works on paper. Past works by the artist include the […]

22 September 2015

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Gasworks Gallery and Projects Space Reopens In Vauxhall After £2.1m Redevelopment

Gasworks, the well-loved ‘home for artists’ in London will reopen to the public on 24 September 2015 after purchasing its freehold and undergoing a major redevelopment by award-winning British architects HAT Projects. The unveiling of the space will be accompanied by an exhibition of newly commissioned work by emerging South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere. Under the […]

29 August 2015

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South Africa’s Past Explored In New Gasworks Exhibition

Working across performance, drawing, writing, sculpture and installation, Wa Lehulere’s work explores how South Africa’s past continues to haunt the present, unravelling the relationships between personal and collective histories, amnesia and the archive, remembering and forgetting. Forgotten historical figures often resurface anachronistically as characters or props in the artist’s narrative repertoire. This process of revision — of both past lives and his own work — will underpin his exhibition at Gasworks, […]

12 June 2013

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Gasworks To Receive £1million Commitment From Arts Council England

Gasworks has received a £1million commitment from Arts Council England towards the purchase and renovation of its building. Established in 1994, Gasworks is a contemporary art organisation based in South London, housing eleven artists’ studios and offering a programme of exhibitions and events, artists’ residencies, international fellowships and educational projects. Seven studios are rented to […]