Art Night is a free contemporary arts festival transforming London’s East End for one unforgettable night in extraordinary spaces with 13 curated projects and an Associate Programme of 60 events.
Art Night 2017 takes place on Saturday 1 July, presenting acclaimed international art in various historic and iconic sites, secret locations and public spaces.
Conceived as new site-specific commissions, Art Night 2017 responds directly to the east London’s heritage and diversity. Participating artists are Charles Avery, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Benedict Drew, Anne Hardy, Lawrence Lek, Melanie Manchot, Carsten Nicolai, Lindsay Seers, Do Ho Suh, Güneş Terkol and Ian Whittlesey.
At the Whitechapel Gallery, artist Benedict Drew presents a site-specific durational performance in his commission The Trickle-Down Syndrome. Art Night 2017 is in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery and curated by Fatos Üstek.
Locations include: St Katharine Docks, London Docks & Dennis Servers House, Whitechapel Gallery, Nicholls & Clarke Building, White Chapel Building, Exchange Square (Broadgate), Masonic Temple, Liverpool Street Station, Cass School of Art & Middlesex Street Estate, Bascule Chambers (Tower Bridge) and Village Underground.
Sunday Trail 2 July, 11am-6pm
Not a night owl? Some Art Night highlights will still be accessible on Sunday!
Anne Hardy at Nicholls & Clarke Showrooms
Lindsay Seers at the Masonic Temple, Andaz London
Jake & Dinos Chapman at London Dock
Charles Avery‘s sculpture at St. Katharine’s Docks and poster campaign in East London, including at the Royal London Hospital
Gunes Terkol at The Cass and Middlesex Street Estate
Benedict Drew at the Whitechapel Gallery
You can pick up a copy of the Visitors’ Guide at any of the sites from the Curated Programme and at information hub Second Home, E1 5JL.
|Duration||01 July 2017 - 02 July 2017|
|Venue||various venues around East London|
|Address||various venues around East London, ,|
|Contact||+44 (0)20 7522 7888 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.artnight.london|