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Tuesday 29 May, 2018

The Women’s Hall Exhibition at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives

Tuesday 29 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Saturday 20 October, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
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A gathering for a cut price dinner at the East End women's Hall.

This exhibition will recreate the interior of the original Women’s Hall at 400 Old Ford Road in Bow, the headquarters of the East London Federation of Suffragettes from 1914 to 1924. The Women's Hall was also home to suffragette leader Sylvia Pankhurst and her friend and photographer Norah Smyth. Run largely by and for local working class women, the Hall was at the heart of the community’s response to sudden unemployment and rising food prices caused by the outbreak of the…

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Roman Road Market Then & Now exhibition launch

Thursday 31 May, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Idea Store Bow, 1 Gladstone Place
London, E3 5ES
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You are invited to the opening night of the Roman Road Market Then & Now photography exhibition at Idea Stores Bow. This exhibition celebrates the spirit of East London's Roman Road Market and features a series of archive images of Roman Road Market on loan from Tower Hamlets History and Archives Library along with the winning photographs of the Roman Road Market Then & Now photography competition. The competition has invited emerging and established photographers to submit their photographs of East…

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Thursday 7 June, 2018

Exhibition launch at St Margaret’s House

Thursday 7 June, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Laura Dyer black and white photograph of boy sitting in tree

Come and celebrate the new work of artists Nico Baba and Laura Dyer at their exhibition launch at St. Margaret’s House. Baba and Dyer are friends and collaborators. This exhibition will represent a culmination of recent work made in communication with one another, both artists using the same monochrome palette. Dyer’s work is mainly made up of analogue black and white photographs, developed by hand in a darkroom. Her prints draw on natural surfaces and textures. The subjects she photographs…

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Radical Visions photography exhibition launch at Four Corners Gallery

Friday 15 June, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Black and white photography of Four Corners Gallery in the 1970s

Four Corners Gallery is launching a major new exhibition on Friday, showcasing the little-known story of two radical film and photography collectives in the East End. Radical Visions: The Early History of Four Corners and Camerawork 1972-1978 delves into their contribution to British history. The exhibition will feature original archive material from Daniel Meadows, Nick Hedges, Peter Kennard, Mike Goldwater, Paul Trevor, Jenny Matthews, Ed Barber, Jo Spence, Susan Meiselas and many others. The exhibition provides brilliant access into the…

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Light of the Forest immersive art installation at St Margaret’s House

Friday 15 June, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Black and white photograph of a forest and a hand

The Immuto Collective is displaying their Light of the Forest interactive art installation at St Margaret’s House over the weekend. The sensory experience is inspired by shamanic rituals and the cycle of the seasons. It aims to give viewers a “mindful journey into the forest of our subconscious”. They will use light, sound, scent, taste and movements as you move through the exhibition, based in St Margaret's chapel. Immuto is a collective of artists creating transformational spaces and stories that…

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Friday 13 July, 2018

Zoe Gower-Jones photography exhibition at Muxima

Friday 13 July, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Monday 13 August, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Zoë Gower-Jones showcases the results of her ambitious year-long portrait photography project, ‘Can I take your picture’, at Muxima throughout July. When she started ‘Can I Take Your Picture 365’, her mission was to photograph a stranger every single day and, in the process, unearth the stories of the Londoners she passes on the streets every day. The project began on 1 January 2017 and is a visual list of all the eccentric, colourful and interesting characters you come across…

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Saturday 25 August, 2018

Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio at Whitechapel Gallery

Saturday 25 August, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Sunday 6 January, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
Surreal Science exhibition of scientific objects

This vibrant exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery features a carefully chosen selection of objects crafted from unexpected materials, collected by Dutch art collector George Loudon. These include lost-wax casts, minerals, velvet, ivory and glass as well as prints, books, drawings and anatomical specimens like taxidermied animals to bisected human skulls. Velvet toadstools, glass slugs, a pair of miniature turtles deep in conversation in their tank of formaldehyde all look like a work of contemporary art. However, they were all made in…

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Friday 26 October, 2018

Ben Eine Urban Typography exhibition at StolenSpace Gallery

Friday 26 October, 2018 @ 11:00 am - Thursday 15 November, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Stolen Space Gallery, 17 Osborn Street
London, E1 6TD
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a man in glasses spraying colour on paper

Ben Eine explores the art of typography with his new solo exhibition 'Everything Starts Somewhere' at the contemporary StolenSpace Gallery in Whitechapel. The new solo show ‘Everything Starts Somewhere’ by international luminary Ben Eine takes exploration of typography to a whole new level. Via his artwork he is exploring three dimensional works alongside bold typographic paintings. Eline is widely-known for his alphabet lettering on store shutters around East London- Shoreditch, Bricklane and Broadway Market areas, but he also painted walls…

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Friday 2 November, 2018

Norah Smyth Exhibition at Four Corners

Friday 2 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Saturday 9 February, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Road
London, E2 0QN United Kingdom
black and white image showing school children

Four Corners is hosting a free exhibition of unseen photographs by suffragette Norah Smyth. The photographs return to London's East End after 100 years. These photographs provide a remarkable document of Sylvia Pankhurst’s East London Federation of the Suffragettes, and an extraordinary moment in women’s social history during the First World War. They are generously loaned by the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, alongside other archival material. Norah Smyth (1874-1963) was a central figure in Sylvia Pankhurst’s East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS), living and working…

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Felipe Baeza at Maureen Paley Gallery

Friday 16 November, 2018 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 6 January, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Maureen Paley, 21 Herald Street
London, E2 6JT United Kingdom
Contemporary art by Felipe Baeza, man lying on the foor, roots coming out of his body

The first solo exhibition in the UK by artists Felipe Baeza will be at the small but well respected Maureen Paley Gallery in Bethnal Green. The exhibition explores ideas surrounding the artist's interest in migration, queerness and anthropology through the use of collage and printmaking. Baeza uses his own biography to reflect on his personal experiences and explore the effects of social institutions and cultural practices on the individual. Visitors can expect to see collage and printmaking elements to show…

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