When it comes to galleries, London boasts a huge number of them. From independent homegrown spots and collaborative-run artist studios to expansive commercial spaces; it’s clear there’s a little something for everyone. Which is why it’s likely you haven’t had the time or the effort to get out the house and visit anywhere near all of them.
That being said, there is a vast amount that are definitely worth getting to know, in fact too many to mention! So, we’ve pulled together a list of a few innovative ones to check out. But this merely scratches the surface of the city’s endless offerings.
Arebyte Gallery is a young contemporary space dedicated to New Media and Performance Art. Their mission is to become the London’s most experimental and spontaneous practice-centered gallery.
Hackney Wick, East London
Doomed Gallery is a photography and visual exhibition space that works closely with students, community collectives and professional photographers and visual artists. In 2014 Doomed started an independent publishing house supporting self-publishers and the zine community. Doomed has exhibited over 300 photographers since opening its doors in 2011. Support the scene or you won’t have one!
Dalston, East London
Chisenhale Gallery has an award winning history as one of London’s most innovative forums for contemporary art. With a reputation for identifying new talent, the gallery is committed to engaging diverse audiences with a particular focus on young people. Chisenhale Gallery operates alternately as a production agency, exhibition hall, research centre and community resource.
Bow, East London
Sid Motion Gallery is a new independent art gallery exhibiting contemporary art and photography. The gallery aims to bring a range of fresh vibrant artists working in different media to this new gallery space in Kings Cross, London.
Kings Cross, Central London
Space In Between is a curatorial collective and a platform for emerging artists. Founded in early 2009 it aims to bring exciting art and artists to the fore, by way of in house, off-site and online installations, as well as exhibitions and events.
Homerton, East London