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SWEAT SHOP – workshop for Subversive Stitch with Yemi Awosile – Sunday 3rd March


16 Feb - 2019

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In response to the Subversive Stitch exhibition there will be a workshop run by artist and textile designer Yemi Awosile. In Sweat Shop participants can customise a collection of subversive badges using pre-made digital stitched letters and components. They can create a logo or bring an item of clothing to embellish. Spend an afternoon immersed in the Subversive Stitch exhibition for inspiration all around you! Please bring an item of clothing that means something to you. Tea and cake provided. Spaces limited.
Sunday 3rd March, 1-4pm, £12
Yemi Awosile is a designer living and working in London. Her work is informed by cultural insights expressed primarily through textiles and printed matter. The broader scope of her practice bridges design and visual arts through social interventions. Recent projects include collaborations with Tent Rotterdam, Tate Gallery, Contemporary And (C&) magazine, Design Museum, ICA, Crafts Council and British Council. She trained as a textile designer at the Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She teaches textile design at Loughborough University in the School of the Arts and is currently working as an artist educator at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.


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Wednesday 14th November at TJ Boulting – In The Company Of – artist talk with Juno Calypso, Boo Saville and Antonia Showering


1 Oct - 2018

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Please join us for a special evening on Wednesday 14th November with the curator Katy Hessel and some of the artists from the exhibition ‘In The Company Of.’ Juno Calypso, Boo Saville and Antonia Showering.
Seating is relaxed on beanbags! Tickets are £8 and include a glass of wine or soft drink. Link here to buy


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Shoplifter to represent Iceland at Venice Biennale 2019


14 Aug - 2018

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Shoplifter Hrafnhildur Arnardottir will represent Iceland at the Venice Biennale 2019! Curated by Birta Gudjonsdottir, chief curator at the National Gallery of Iceland in Reykjavík.

Known for her large-scale installations, sculptures, and performances, Arnardóttir is obsessed with hair, and both artificial and human hair feature prominently in her work. Commenting on the opportunity to make new work for the exhibition, Arnardóttir said: “I’m really happy about this. It’s like getting to the Olympics of art. The Icelandic Pavilion always draws attention, and I do not intend to change that.”


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Juliana Cerqueira Leite part of annual Sculpture In The City with ‘Climb’


14 Jul - 2018

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Juliana Cerqueira Leite will be part of the 8th edition of Sculpture in the City, the renowned annual urban sculpture park set amidst the iconic architecture of the City’s insurance district. Every summer, the City of London, in partnership with local businesses, unveils a brand new selection of artworks by internationally acclaimed artists. Her monumental sculpture ‘Climb’ has previously been shown at the Cass Sculpture Foundation (2014 – 2018) and Art Basel Miami Beach (2012).
On 21 July in partnership with the Whitechapel Gallery, SITC will present ‘Nocturnal Creatures’, a late-night arts festival, featuring performance, video and sculpture across venues and public spaces in the eastern part of the City. Juliana will participate with an in situ presentation of her work ‘Climb’ incorporating a reading and music.


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An Evening with Juno Calypso – Thursday 21 June, 7pm, TJ Boulting


19 Jun - 2018

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Please join Juno Calypso for a special event in the gallery where she will talk about her new series and solo exhibition ‘What To Do With A Million Years’.
Spaces are limited! Tickets are £10 and include a postcard and pink drink (alcho/non)
BUY TICKETS HERE


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Boo Saville in group show at Newport Street Gallery ‘True Colours’


10 Jun - 2018

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19th June – 19th September
Newport Street Gallery, London
Boo Saville is part of ‘True Colours’ with Helen Beard and Sadie Laska, that unites their very different painting practices through colour and large-scale commissions.


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Stephanie Quayle in group show at Turner Contemporary ‘Animals & Us’


8 Jun - 2018

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25 MAY – 30 SEPTEMBER
TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE

Animals & Us is a major exhibition exploring artists’ reflections on the relationship between humans and other animals. Stephanie Quayle has participated with a new commission ‘The Narrow Abyss’, a group of chimpanzees, humankind’s closest relative.


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‘Martha’ by Siân Davey – launch and talk Thursday 26 April at TJ Boulting


26 Apr - 2018

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Please join us to celebrate the official launch of Siân Davey’s second book ‘Martha’
Talk between Siân Davey and Kate Bush 6 – 6.30pm
Drinks til 8.30pm
See you there!


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‘Martha’ by Siân Davey – first booksigning at AIPAD – Thursday 5th April 5pm – Michael Hoppen Gallery


3 Apr - 2018

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For those of you in New York this week you are invited to the first ever booksigning of our new book ‘Martha’ by Siân Davey.
This will take place on Thursday 5th April at the Michael Hoppen Gallery booth 206 at 5pm.
The official launch will be at Trolley in London on Thursday 26th April.
And if you would like to order the book at the special pre-order price of £30 inc uk p+p then it is available on our website until midnight April 4th.
You will receive the book in advance of the release date or if you would like to receive it at the launch or booksigning let us know


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