Assemble with Granby Workshop: Brickfield: Children’s Commission 2017

Turner Prize-winning architecture collective Assemble create a new work for the annual Whitechapel Gallery Children’s Commission.

For the commission, titled Brickfield, the group explore one of the city’s most important structural components: bricks. Developed with the Granby Workshop, a community-led social enterprise, the installation features fired and unfired bricks and handmade products.

Assemble are interested in self-organisation, improvisation and chance, the roles they play in the development of the built environment, and the ways that collective action can bring about positive change. Alongside the Children’s Commission, Assemble and the Whitechapel Gallery are working with local groups to learn about the connections between clay and the history of east London.

Duration 18 January 2017 - 16 April 2017
Times Monday Closed Tuesday 11am–6pm Wednesday 11am–6pm Thursday 11am–9pm Friday 11am–6pm Saturday 11am–6pm Sunday 11am–6pm
Cost Free
Venue Whitechapel Gallery
Address 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX
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