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04Sep

MUSIC HACKSPACE 2018 Programmes

September 4, 2017-  December 31, 2018 |  Free
Music Hackspace continue their unique programme of workshops, free artist talks, software sessions and one-off events to Somerest House Studios as part of a two year residency. Music Hackspace is a platform for experimenting and interacting with sound and technology. Incorporating diverse methodologies and aiming to create an open playground and exchange of ideas and sounds that embraces new and old technologies. Newly available open source platforms, both hardware and software, are granting far wider accessibility to new interactions with music and audio that has not been possible before. It’s with these technologies that Music Hackspace base their programme of...
08Mar

Somewhere in Between

March 8, 2018-  August 27, 2018 |  Free
Art, science and somewhere in between. Four collaborations between artists and scientists give shape to intangible ideas. Somewhere in Between brings together the work of four contemporary artists: Martina Amati, Daria Martin, Maria McKinney and John Walter. Each collaborated with scientists to explore ideas that are vital to human life – ideas about our food sources, our senses, our sexual health and the limitations of our bodies.   Experience these four immersive installations at Wellcome Collection, exhibited together for the first time, which reveal the hidden connections and systems that lie between and beneath us.  
08Mar

PICASSO 1932 – LOVE, FAME, TRAGEDY

March 8, 2018-  September 9, 2018 |  £22.00
A month-by-month journey through Picasso’s ‘year of wonders’. 1932 was an intensely creative period in the life of the 20th century’s most influential artist.   This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern. It will bring you face-to-face with more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings, mixed with family photographs and rare glimpses into his personal life.   The myths around Picasso are stripped away to reveal the man and the artist in his full complexity and richness. You will see him as never before.   ‘I paint the way some people write an autobiography. The...
26Apr

LISA BRICE

April 26, 2018-  August 27, 2018 |  Free
Discover Brice’s take on the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude. Lisa Brice is a South-African born, London-based artist. On show at Tate for the first time, Brice’s work includes large-scale new and recent paintings which address the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude. Shown alongside sketches, drawings and studies, her paintings recast female subjects from art historical paintings, photographs and the media into new environments, imbuing them with a newfound sense of self possession.   Brice captures women in moments of down-time, engaged in a private world, performing everyday rituals. Her work reverses the traditional portrayal of...
26Apr

Anne Hardy

April 26, 2018-  August 27, 2018 |  Free
This is the fourth solo exhibition at the gallery by Anne Hardy where she presents the UK debut of her new film Area of Overlap (2018, Super 16mm film transferred to digital projection with audio) in a specially created cinema setting. In the upstairs gallery Flutter, a large freestanding photo-structure will be shown. The new short film is made within the landscape of Hardy’s immersive FIELD work, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phosshh-hhhcrrhhhhhzzz mn huaooogh). Created around the sound score she composed for her installation the film moves us through shifting views of that environment. Drawing and sculptural elements form the...
11May

Dark Corners

May 11, 2018-  November 11, 2018 |  Free
Visit a free display exhibiting the winning entries from our Dark Corners competition, held in collaboration with British Journal of Photography. The Museum of London invited all London’s photographers to respond to an area of the city after dark. Five works have been selected, one each from north, south, east, west and central London. Together these represent five contemporary perspectives on the many nocturnal worlds of the capital, complementing our major photography exhibition London Nights.   All images © the gallery and artist(s)    
06Jun

True Colours

June 6, 2018-  September 9, 2018 |  Free
True Colours brings together three emerging artists – Helen Beard (b.1971, Birmingham), Sadie Laska (b.1974, West Virginia) and Boo Saville (b.1980, Norwich) – that, despite using paint in very different ways, all share an interest in exploring the possibilities of colour. Featuring over fifty works, the show is the largest exhibition to date for each artist. Helen Beard uses a vivid rainbow palette to create interlocking arrangements of bright primary colour, which combine to describe explicit sexual encounters. Working from found images, Beard’s work explores themes relating to gender, sexual psychology and eroticism. Situated part way between abstraction and representation,...
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15Jun

Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive

June 15, 2018-  October 14, 2018 |  Free
Silver Lake Drive is a major new exhibition marking the first mid-career survey of American photographer and filmmaker, Alex Prager (b.1979). Tracing Prager’s remarkably rich career over the last ten years and taking place over two gallery floors, the exhibition encompasses over 40 photographs including her trademark, large-scale Technicolor photographs alongside her complete film works.   Prager’s distinctive works cross the worlds of art, fashion, photography and film, exposing the human melodrama and dark unsettling undercurrents that are threaded through her subject matter. Referencing the aesthetic principals of mid twentieth century Hollywood cinema and fashion photography, as well as such...