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Sunday, May 11 2014

Spring Saloon 2014 @ Double Negative Darkroom / until 15th June

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: TBC

@ Double Negative Darkroom, 178a Glyn Road, London E5 0JE.

Free entry

www.dndr.org.uk

Double Negative Darkroom presents their annual salon exhibition.

The show will display and celebrate the diverse analogue work produced by their members over the last year, always in search of alternative photography ideas and processes.

Open Studios
Thurs 8th May 19:30-11:00
Fri 9th May 10:00-15:00
Sat 10th May 10:00-15:00

Saturday, May 10 2014

Skin @ The Gallery on the Corner / Saturday 10th May 2014

10257813_677660865630879_4531853885540832859_nTIME AND PLACE:

10:00 – 22:00

@ The Gallery on the Corner
155 Battersea Park Road,
London,
SW8 4BU

Entry: £FREE

www.thegalleryonthecorner.com

Join The Gallery on the Corner for YOUNG GOLD TEETH’s first event. A collaboration between bloggers, creatives and big-thinkers, SKIN will feature artworks by a talented collective of up and coming artists working in a range of disciplines. Talk body perception, internet feminists, the music industry and advertising with us. Enjoy tasty cocktails, cut a rug to the soulful sounds of our DJs, take part in interactive artworks and discussion, get your ‘empowerful strut’ on and take something created by artists or amazing collaborators home with you. YGT is bringing its celebration and support of young creatives into a physical space. 10am – 10pm, free entry. Drinks and music from 3pm.

Saturday, April 5 2014

Pen & Ink pop-up illustration gallery @ One By One store / Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April 2014 (extended to Sunday 13th)

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11:00-19:00

@ One By One store, 70 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F 8TA

Free entry

www.somewhereto.com

Project Platform in association with somewhereto_ are putting on Pen & Ink a pop-up gallery exhibiting a collection of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming contemporary illustrators.

Pen & Ink is a creative programme lead by Laura Frood and Misha Meghna who are helping young people curate their own events in interesting spaces.

Featuring:
Forrest Hu
Ashton Springer
Mitika Suri
Sam Hugh
Matt Fern
Flo Main
Jordan Pryke
Stephanie Kane
Performance by DOPExBROKE

Wednesday, April 2 2014

Haim Steinbach: Once Again The World Is Flat @ Serpentine Gallery / until 21st April 2014

Haim Steinbach - Once Again The World Is Flat at Serpentine GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00

@ Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA

Free entry

www.serpentinegalleries.org

The show includes key works from his forty year career, during which he has re-defined the status of the object in art. On display are major new works, reconfigured historical installations and a number of grid-based paintings from the early 1970s.

Up until the mid-1970s, Steinbach explored minimalism’s limitations through painting calculated placements of coloured bars around monochrome squares. He then abandoned painting to create work using the material linoleum, made to resemble a diverse range of historical floor designs. By the late 1970s, Steinbach had begun to investigate spatial questions, honing in on the daily rituals of collecting and arranging objects.

Steinbach’s interest in the fundamental human practice of collecting is explored through his placing of objects from a variety of contexts on shelving units, which range from handmade constructions to modular building systems. For this exhibition Steinbach has also invited the public to participate by presenting their salt and pepper shakers in the exhibition, forming a new work for the exhibition. Each with their own history and story, the salt and pepper shakers carry meaning from a former context and, through their display, the connection between the private and the public sphere is made.

Friday, March 14 2014

Video art from Africa @ Ben Uri Museum / Friday 14th – 30th March 2014

Rehema Chachage - Kwa baba 2010TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon 13:00-17:30
Tue-Thu 10:00-17:30
Fri 10:00-15:30
Sun 12:00-16:00

@ Ben Uri Museum, 108a Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH

www.benuri.org.uk
http://sfip-project.blogspot.com

The exhibition presents a selection of African video art that stands beyond the clichés that remain associated with the dark continent and the postcolonial image. It seeks to bring viewers closer to idiosyncratic readings of African video art and its thematic concerns which are largely ignored. ‘Still Fighting Ignorance & Intellectual Perfidy’ (SFIP) contextualises African video art within a larger cultural framework.

Project SFIP is a multi-national exhibition process and a platform for critical thinking, researching and presenting African video art.

The technocultural revolution has democratised cultural and artistic practice through everyday access to new media. At the same time, the pervasive presence of technology in our lives has raised questions around privacy, surveillance and ownership, the dominance of Western media in globalisation, as well as the privilege of access in the developed world.

The SFIP network is dedicated to the diffusion of new experiences worldwide through film and video. It is unfortunate that contemporary African art remains largely associated with sculpture and painting. Much work remains to be done in adequately researching the creative energy of the continent, especially within the last decade.

Wednesday, March 12 2014

Benedict Drew: Heads May Roll @ Matt’s Gallery / until 20th April 2014

Benedict Drew Heads May Roll at Matts GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Wed–Sun 12:00-18:00

@ Matt’s Gallery, 42–44 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR

Free entry

www.mattsgallery.org

For his first solo commission at Matt’s Gallery, Benedict Drew presents a large-scale installation. The work scrutinises the effect and intent of mediated images, synthesised voice and the fractured narrative of instructional speech.

This immersive exhibition attempts to make sculptural the absurdity of a life spent staring into a screen and the social anxiety induced by ‘smart’ objects via an alternative sci-fi stage set comprising of a landscape of objects, sound and projection. Its content responds to the super saturated, psychedelic properties of LCD technology and the disorientating potential of electronic sound. Drew critiques contemporary consumption via a fantastical future world in which the image, word and body are exhausted.

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Tuesday, March 11 2014

Martin Creed @ Hayward Gallery / until 27 April 2014

Martin Creed at Hayward GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon 12:00-18:00
Tue-Wed, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00
Thu-Fri 10:00-20:00

@ Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Tickets: £12.75 book online

www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Over the past two and a half decades British artist Martin Creed has pursued an extraordinary path by confounding the traditional categories of art.

Winner of the 2001 Turner Prize, Creed is recognised around the world for his minimalistic approach that strips away the unnecessary, but preserves an abundance of wit, humour and surprise.

Crossing all artistic media and including music, his art transforms everyday materials and actions into surprising meditations on existence and the invisible structures that shape our lives.

This exhibition will be the first major survey of Martin Creed’s work, spanning its most minimal moments and extravagant room-sized installations.

Friday, March 7 2014

Double Vision: pub signs for the thirsty and illiterate – opening night @ The Lauriston pub / Friday 7th March until May 2014

Double Vision 01TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:00 – late

@ The Lauriston pub, 162 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London E9 7JN

Free entry

www.mrgresty.com
www.thelauriston.com

Contemporary artists curated by Mr Gresty.

Some pubs are centuries old and many of their customers were unable to read, but they could recognise pictorial signs. ‘Double Vision’ is an exhibition of bold images which are recognisable enough for any thirsty and illiterate onlooker to identify.

Lineup:
Dylan White
Mr Gresty
Holly van Maanen
Lucille Clerc
Tim Miness
Marco Bevilacqua
Victoria Fox
Ben Rix
Doug Henderson / Mr Four Fingers
Nathan James Page III
Jen Dionisio
Shona Read
VJ Von Art
Raiph Vaughan

Wednesday, March 5 2014

Hito Steyerl @ ICA / until 27th April 2014

How Not To Be Seen A Fucking Didactic Educational Mov File Hito SteyerlTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00
Thu 11:00-21:00

@ Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Tickets: £1 day pass

www.ica.org.uk

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl is one of the most critically acclaimed artists working in the field of video today. Steyerl’s work focuses on contemporary issues such as feminism and militarisation, as well as the mass proliferation and dissemination of images and knowledge brought on by digital technologies.

This exhibition offers a selected survey of Steyerl’s work. Presented are five videos, each installed in a distinct manner. The first film encountered is titled Liquidity Inc. (2014). This new work looks at a financial advisor called Jacob Wood who lost his job during the last financial crisis, and who then embarked on a career in mixed martial arts. How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File (2013) mocks an instructional film on the idea of becoming invisible in the digital world. Finally, her video Guards (2012) deals with museum officers with a background as law enforcement officers or military personnel. Two recorded lecture performances – I Dreamed a Dream and Is the Museum a Battlefield – filmed live in 2013 at the 13th Istanbul Biennial and Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin respectively are presented here in the exhibition.

Saturday, February 1 2014

Patrick Thomas 100 BPM @ Hang Up Gallery / until 16th March 2014

Patrick Thomas 100 BPM at Hang Up GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Tue-Sun 12:00-18:00

@ Hang Up Gallery, 56 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7PB

Free entry

www.hanguppictures.com

British graphic artist Patrick Thomas. Silkscreened bold heart ideograms combined with found imagery and collage will be a recurring motif throughout the exhibition, which is timed to coincide with the Feast of Saint Valentine.

100 BPM will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in London since 2008 and first time that this collection will be shown publicly.

The majority of works on show will be limited editions and unique pieces created using free-form screen printing and collage, a technique which the artist has been investigating over the past 18 months in Berlin and Barcelona. This work explores the area between the unique artwork and the edition. A selection of prints will be perforated with a laser cutter to simulate arrow shots. Several will have real arrows embedded into the gallery walls.