11 June 2020
In response to the current crisis, Barts Health NHS Trust, are upgrading existing areas and creating new spaces in which clinical staff can find rest and respite. The collaborative initiative #100NHSRooms, led by Vital Arts, NHS Barts Health, artist Shezad Dawood and Modern Forms, brings together donated artworks from leading artists including Anne Hardy which will be displayed in 100 NHS Staff rooms.
The artworks that will be installed across five East London hospitals, including St Bartholomew’s, Royal London Hospital, Whipps Cross, Mile End and Newham Hospital will highlight #100NHSRooms ongoing mission to support the wellbeing of both patients and hospital employees through the arts.
27 May 2020
UNIQLO Tate Lates: Night In
Join Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern, in conversation with Wolfgang Tillmans this Friday 29 May at 7.45 pm BST as part of UNIQLO Tate Lates: Night In. He will talk about how artists are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and his current 2020Solidarity project. Look this up online and support, read and view more at www.betweenbridges.net
Also as part of the live event will be music programmed by NTS Radio showcasing Floating Points alongside visuals created by Wolfgang Tillmans from 8 pm.
image: Wolfgang Tillmans, I don’t want to get over you, 2000
24 May 2020
Podcast: The Suite (212) Sessions, no.12 – Deimantas Narkevičius
Juliet Jaques talks to artist and filmmaker Deimantas Narkevičius about how the Covid-19 crisis has played out in his native Lithuania, its effect on his teaching work and artistic practice, his forthcoming feature film on stereoscopic photography, and his previous works dealing with Soviet monuments and cultural memory.
In the wake of the coronavirus epidemic and shutting down of much of the UK's cultural life, The Suite (212) brings together a series of interviews (conducted via Skype) with contemporary artists, writers, filmmakers and other cultural figures, covering their practices, the political issues that inspire them and the socio-economic conditions that have shaped their work.
11 May 2020
The Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition Today Is The First Day at WIELS, Brussels will reopen on 19 May and has been extended until 16 August 2020
WIELS FROM HOME
Discover the exhibition Today Is The First Day through a series of podcasts as part of the WIELS from Home programme. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself from a distance in this special exhibition.
In the first episode of WIELS Sound, the way we are connected to our environment is questioned through an audio tour read by Elies van Renterghem.
You can now view the film Beer by Erik van Lieshout, who presented his solo exhibition The Show Must Ego On at WIELS in 2016.
08 May 2020
#CASatHome, with Sarah Brown, Principal Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery
This week for #CASatHome, Sarah Brown, Principal Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery, speaks about a particularly significant work in their collection. Sarah Brown has chosen an installation by Anne Hardy entitled Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh), 2017. Falling and Walking was co-commissioned by the Contemporary Art Society, Outset, Art Night in 2017 and gifted to Leeds Art Gallery in 2018. The acquisition and exhibition of the work for Leeds was supported by The Henry Moore Foundation.