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Monday 17 June, 2019

Bow Photography Exhibition with GDIF

Monday 17 June, 2019 - Saturday 6 July, 2019
Idea Store Bow, 1 Gladstone Place
London, E3 5ES
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To accompany Greenwich+Dockland International Festival (GDIF)’s spectacular processional production MO and the Red Ribbon by French company L’Homme Debout, young local residents have taken part in a series of photography workshops – supported by Action for Bow, GDIF, Spotlight and Eye4Change – exploring themes of migration and belonging using the diverse neighbourhoods of Bow as their visual canvas. The project focuses on communities in Bow East and Bow West and has taken shape over a series of workshops in May…

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Infinite Slippage exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery

Friday 28 June, 2019 - Sunday 1 September, 2019
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
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Ima Abasi Okon exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery

Chisenhale Gallery presents a new commission by London and Amsterdam based artist Ima-Abasi Okon: Infinite Slippage: nonRepugnant Insolvencies T!-a!-r!-r!-y!-i!-n!-g! as Hand Claps of M’s Hard’Loved’Flesh —Quantum Leanage-Complex-Dub. A series of industrial air conditioners have been set up to play an original sound piece (and cool the space, waste not want not). A section of the gallery ceiling has been lowered and covered with modular tiles. Hand-crafted glass lampshades hang from the new lowered ceiling, bathing the space in golden light.…

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Gathered Relics at Holy Trinity Church for London Architecture Festival

Saturday 29 June, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gathered Relics exhibition at Holy Trinity Church, Morgan Street, Bow, part of London Festival of Architecture

Holy Trinity Church on Morgan Street, the grade II listed church standing regally and romantically at the end of Rhondda Grove, will be opening its doors for the Gathered Relics exhibition, as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Stepney Green resident and architect Julian McIntosh has organised an exhibition called Gathered Relics for the festival, where items of significant architectural interest will be on display in the church revealing the buildings unique history. 'It is a beautiful building with…

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Friday 26 July, 2019

Hackney WickED art festival

Friday 26 July, 2019 - Sunday 28 July, 2019
Hackney Wick London, Greater London United Kingdom + Google Map
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Hackney WickED is back for its 11th year, showcasing the best and brightest of one of London's most vibrant creative neighbourhoods - Hackney Wick and Fish Island. There will be exhibitions, workshops, performances, makers markets, open studios, parties, and more. It is a fantastic opportunity to see what goes on in the area's many studio spaces. With over 40 unique events squeezed into the weekend (full programme here), fans of painting, filmmaking, sculpting, graphic design, photography, and music will not…

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Thursday 8 August, 2019

Coast – Hertford Union Canal summer residency show

Thursday 8 August, 2019 - Saturday 10 August, 2019
Chisenhale Art Place, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
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An installation of salvaged goods at Camilla Brendon's Coast - Hertford Union Canal project

Camilla Brendon, resident artist at Studio 4 in Chisenhale Studios, will be hosting a summer residency show to showcase her work. The studio will be open from 6pm to 9pm on Thursday 8 August then 12pm to 8pm on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August, offering visitors a chance to see what Brendon and volunteers have made. Coast - Hertford Union Canal uses materials and plant life sourced in and around Hertford Union Canal to create a stunning multicolour installation…

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Friday 11 October, 2019

Frank Laws ‘MONUMENTS’ exhibition

Friday 11 October, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Sunday 13 October, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Holy Trinity Morgan Street, Morgan Street
London, Greater London E3 5AA United Kingdom
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Frank Laws MONUMENTS painting

Artist Frank Laws will be presenting a selection of his paintings at Holy Trinity Morgan Street from 11-13 October. Laws' work focuses on East London architecture, specifically social housing. It will be curated by Alex Smith. Since 'right to buy' was enacted in the 1980s, 40% of social housing is now private. Laws' work focuses on the purpose and character of social housing buildings, accentuating the details we may not notice day to day. The exhibition will be accompanied by…

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Midcentury East – vintage interiors show

Sunday 13 October, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haggerston School
£9 – £15
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. In attendance will be famous designers, media pundits, vloggers, bloggers and architects for this show designed for people who are interested…

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Queer Voices 3 at the Gallery Cafe

Friday 25 October, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Gallery Cafe, 21 Old Ford Road,
London, E2 9PL United Kingdom
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Queer Voices 3 at Gallery Cafe banner

St Margaret’s House’s Gallery Cafe is hosting Queer Voices 3, a networking event for LGBT+ artists and comedians. Put on by Perceptions Warehouse, the event will be the third time St Margaret’s House sees Queer Voices. Queer Voices 3 will bring to the Gallery Cafe 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…

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Thursday 14 November, 2019

End Climate Chaos at Bow Arts

Thursday 14 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£3 – £5
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Bow Arts is collaborating with Lola Perrin, a composer, pianist, ClimateKeys founder, and Extinction Rebellion activist, to host an evening of conversation at Nunnery Gallery, exploring climate change and its impact on artists working today, as part of the 2019 Bow Open Show. Unsurprisingly, given audience engagement is at the core of Perrin's activism and ClimateKeys initiative, which combines live music with guest speaker talks and open discussions, a Peoples Assemblies will also be held, giving attendees the chance to…

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Brighter Futures poetry event at Ecology Pavilion

Tuesday 19 November, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ecology Pavilion Mile End Park, Off Grove Road
London, E3 5TW
Promotional image for 'Words Apart' Brighter Futures event

If you're interested in social change, poetry, art or food, check out 'Words Apart', a free event hosted by Brighter Futures on Tuesday 19 November from 6:30-8:30pm which puts young migrants experiences and artistic expression in the spotlight. Held at the Ecology Pavilion, the evening will be an opportunity to hear members of Brighter Futures and guests debate the most pressing issues that migrants currently face. Alongside discussions, poetry readings will showcase how these experiences have been channelled through art…

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