Nocturnal Creatures




Nocturnal Creatures is a free annual late-night festival inviting everyone to explore a host of extraordinary local spaces transformed by leading international artists. Curated by the Whitechapel Gallery’s experts and in association with Sculpture and the City, a diverse group of exciting artists show new commissions, live performance, music, film, food experiences, multimedia artwork and participatory projects.

The full line-up ranges from Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost’s (b. 1978) opera singing performer taking up residence at an iconic East End boozer to internationally renowned artist Michael Rakowitz (b. 1973) staging a food intervention in the Whitechapel Gallery Refectory. A Tabita Rezaire (b. 1989) film screens in a masonic temple and an Emma Smith (b. 1981) sound work premieres in the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. There is a new performance work from artist and composer Elaine Mitchener and a feminist pub takeover from Ruth Ewan (b. 1980). Expect live performance by Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom (b. 1984), a film by Abigail Reynolds, and painted installation by Navine G. Khan-Dossos (b. 1982) located in unique East End venues including the Wash Houses at London Metropolitan University, Toynbee Hall and White Chapel Building, and Leadenhall Market. Associate programme partner Sculpture in the City have commissioned two new works from Graeme Miller (b. 1960) and Guillaume Vandame (b. 1991) and will also host a series of tours, talks and performances by Sculpture in the City artists including Reza Aramesh (b. 1970), Shaun C Badham (b. 1990), Marisa Ferreira (b. 1983), Leo Fitzmaurice (b. 1963), Clare Jarrett and Nina Saunders (b. 1950).

For full programme of events see HERE

Duration 20 July 2019 - 20 July 2019
Times 6-11pm
Cost Free
Venue various locations around The Whitechapel Gallery
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Contact + 44 (0) 20 7522 7888 / info@whitechapelgallery.org / www.whitechapelgallery.org

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