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Thursday 24 January, 2019

Chisenhale Gallery ‘CONSTITUTION’ exhibition

Thursday 24 January, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - Sunday 24 March, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
Constitution exhibition poster Ghislaine Leung

Chisenhale Gallery is opening their latest exhibition CONSTITUTION, a new commission by Ghislaine Leung. Ghislaine Leung's work asks questions about 'agency, circulation and distribution, working with sound, scale and temperature.' Her non-visual art medium will help examine the spacial possibilities of sound cancellation and a complete removal of unwanted environmental background sounds. The gallery space itself is crucial to the work as the sound cancellation, when in an open system or space, will be altered in volume and intensity depending…

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Doreen Fletcher ‘A Retrospective’ exhibition

Friday 25 January, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Sunday 24 March, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ
Painting showing a bus stop outside a house

A Retrospective – an exhibition of artist Doreen Fletcher will see the biggest collection of her work being showcased for the first time at the Nunnery Gallery. The works reveal the drastic changes of east London’s streets across just three decades, remembering the businesses long forgotten and the buildings that have since been knocked down. A superb colourist, she applies her rigorous technique to recording the drama of the city in compelling and authoritative images. The exhibition will also include…

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Friday 8 February, 2019

‘From the Stands’ football photography exhibition

Friday 8 February, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday 24 February, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Idea Store Bow, 1 Gladstone Place
London, E3 5ES
West Ham football fans from Dawud Marsh's From the Stands exhibition

Local Photographer Dawud Marsh is opening his exhibition ‘From the Stands’ at the Bow Idea Store. The exhibition will feature photographs of West Ham fans taken at London Stadium before, during, and after home matches. Dawud Marsh wrote of his exhibition, ‘The exhibition focuses on the fans, those who grew up with their own memories of following and playing football as kids and now who stand together, as a family united in our support for our team.’ A West Ham fan since…

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‘Is This Tomorrow?’ Whitechapel Gallery exhibition

Thursday 14 February, 2019 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 12 May, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
Is This Exhibition Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery's new exhibition Is This Tomorrow? features ten groups of artists and architects collaborating and sharing their visions for the future. It will run from 14 February until 12 May 2019 and will be open for viewing Tuesday - Sunday 11am-6pm. The exhibition is a modern twist on their popular This Is Tomorrow exhibition in 1956 which featured 37 artists, architects and sculptors working together in small groups. In Is This Tomorrow the artists and architects creatively respond to…

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Thursday 7 March, 2019

Ghislaine Leung exhibition curator’s talk

Thursday 7 March, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
Constitution exhibition poster Ghislaine Leung

As part of the Chisenhale Gallery exhibition 'CONSTITUTION', a commission by Ghislaine Leung, there will be a curator's talk and late evening on 7 March. The exhibition, running until 24 March, has been exploring 'agency, circulation and distribution, working with sound, scale and temperature.' Using both visual and non-visual mediums, Ghislaine Leung's work examines spacial possibilities of sound cancellation and a complete removal of unwanted background noise. This exhibition is the first of the Chisenhale Gallery's Commissions Programme for 2019.…

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Sarah Chapman, Matchgirl: Exhibition of Strike Leader

Friday 8 March, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Friday 26 April, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
Sarah Chapman, Matchgirl exhibition

To celebrate Women's History Month, the Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives is holding an exhibition about Sarah Chapman, a lesser known strike leader and matchgirl. Sarah Chapman, who lived in Mile End, was an integral part of the 1888 matchgirl strikes at the Bryant and May Factory. She was amongst those who met with Directors and campaigned for better working conditions. However she has gone largely unnoticed until now. Now extended until the end of April, this exhibition…

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Friday 5 April, 2019

Fifty Two by Benjamin Kelly at Stour Space

Friday 5 April, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Friday 19 April, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Stour Space, 7 Roach Road
London, E3 2PA United Kingdom
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Artwork from Fifty Two by Benjamin Kelly

One year in the making, Fifty Two chronicles graphic artist Benjamin Kelly's 52 week life drawing study and his journey from his first ever attempt at life drawing in February 2018. The exhibition explores the progress, trials and artistic journey that comes from one year of life drawing, and how the artist travelled through his own self-doubts. The Hackney Wick Life Drawing community led Kelly to develop as an artist, allowing him to incorporate his graphic designer past into his body…

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Queer Voices 2 at the Gallery Cafe

Friday 26 April, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Gallery Cafe, 21 Old Ford Road,
London, E2 9PL United Kingdom
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First Queer Voices at Gallery Cafe by Perceptions Warehouse

St Margaret's House's Gallery Cafe is hosting Queer Voices, a networking event for LGBT+ artists and comedians. Put on by Perceptions Warehouse, the event will be the second time St Margaret's House sees Queer Voices. The event will feature talks by LGBT+ company founders, drag shows, comedy acts, poetry, live music, visual art, sketch shows and more. Perceptions Warehouse aim to accommodate artists in a variety of forms, and promise another evening of networking opportunities between queer people in East…

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Friday 17 May, 2019

Chisenhale Art Place Open Weekend

Friday 17 May, 2019 - Sunday 19 May, 2019
Chisenhale Art Place, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
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Free – £10
Eleanor Sikorski and Lewys Holt performance Chisenhale Open Weekend

Photo: Roadhouse hosted by Eleanor Sikorski and Lewys Holt at Chisenhale Dance Space, Saturday 18 May Chisenhale Art Place is hosting their yearly open weekend on 17-19 May with Chisenhale Gallery, Chisenhale Dance Space and Chisenhale Studios. Each year, Chisenhale Studios, Chisenhale Gallery and Chisenhale Dance Space open the doors of their shared building for a free weekend of open studios, tours, exhibitions, performance and events. Everyone is welcome to join them, whether you’d like to see the studios, the…

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Midcentury East – vintage interiors show

Sunday 19 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haggerston School
Vintage chairs for Midcentury East vintage design show

Modern Shows LTD are hosting Midcentury East, a vintage interiors show featuring over 55 vintage dealers, in Haggerston School, designed by Ernö Goldfinger. Dealers will sell everything from rare collectible pieces to more functional furniture, as well as striking posters, lighting, Berber rugs, ceramics and glass from 20th century icons around the ground floor of Goldfinger’s only brutalist school. There will also be two terrarium workshops manned by Emma Sibley from London Terrariums. To sign up for the large terrarium…

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