TIME AND PLACE:
Doors: 11.30 – 22.00
@ Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
Friday Late presents a range of projects by artists and designers influenced by destruction. From sound installations, to film, music and workshops, explore destruction as a catalyst to create.
THE NEW BRITISH magazine curates a sequence of film and photography by various artists.
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre (access via staircase I) 18.30, 19.30 & 20.30 (50 minutes)
Watch a series of short films and intimate stories of personal renewal, which look at how destruction and conflict can become a creative force. Curated and produced by Editor-in-Chief of The New British, Kez Glozier.
The Arena A short film by Dean Chalkley on banger racing in Britain. The customised cars – works of art in their own right – are destroyed in the violence of the race, restored for another day.
Queen’s Crescent Documentary photographer Simon Wheatley interviews a young girl who survived a shooting on the streets of London.
The New British Family Chris Steele-Perkins of MAGNUM creates a family portrait of people from countries affected by conflict rebuilding their lives in Britain.
Apocalyptic Primavera A narrative of paintings by Merlin Glozier and their direct references.
Soraya and Callan A woman finds her place in the world through the love of a child and the power of her music.
A Prison without Walls Si shares his ADHD, his experiences of life confined by parameters and self medication, and his endurance, fears and dreams whilst living on the fringe.
Syrian Spring In 2012, British-based photographer Seamus Murphy (VII) travelled into Syria. Combining stills and video he documents the arterial network and the Syrian revolution.