11 October 2020

Everyday Heroes: Southbank Exhibition Celebrates Low-paid Key Workers

How to celebrate the continuing vital and sacrificial contribution of key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic? Clap for Carers united the nation early on in lockdown but was thought to have become politicised and was vulnerable to the criticism that it distracted attention from a necessary focus on the low wages paid to many care workers.

28 May 2020

London’s Hayward Gallery Set To Reopen 1st August

The Southbank Centre including the Hayward Gallery may close until April 2021. This is as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19.

1 March 2016

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Women and Nature Explored In New Southbank International Women’s Day Exhibition

The Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre will mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2016 with Layers, a new exhibition of portraits celebrating the stages of a woman’s life set against a backdrop of flowers. The free exhibition, which will run for the duration of WOW (8 – 13 March) and beyond in Southbank Centre’s Members Area in the […]

18 July 2013

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Temporary Flat Pack Refugee Embassy Unveiled In London’s South Bank

The innovative, undulating timber structure, made of a kit of almost 700 intricately-cut parts, was constructed for Refugee Week 17-23 June 2013 on London’s South Bank. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched their latest report within its cocoon-like interior which was inspired by sculptures made by refugee children.  Part art installation, part public pavilion, the […]

11 June 2013

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Embassy for Refugees Pavilion Erected On London’s South Bank

The Embassy for Refugees, commissioned for Celebrating Sanctuary London, on the South Bank is an art/design project which blurs the boundaries between architecture, art practice and human rights advocacy, as a cross-disciplinary endeavour exploring concepts of sanctuary and representation. commissed by Celebrating Sanctuary London Nestled within Bernie Spain Gardens next to the Oxo Tower, the […]

25 November 2011

Just How Different Is The Other Art Fair

In cutting out the middleman and helping artists sell directly to art buyers, does The Other Art Fair provide a real alternative to the established model? Free from the money, galleries and powerful figures that dominate the art market today, The Other Art Fair is proud of its otherness and determined not to be just […]