11 January 2019
Institute of Contemporary Arts: ICA
The Mall, St. James's
Olivia Plender joins writer and filmmaker Ed Webb-Ingall to discuss Plender’s practice and ongoing research into the East London Federation of Suffragettes.
Using video and audio recordings as ‘triggers’ for discussion, Plender explores the women’s suffrage movement from a contemporary feminist perspective, inviting participation in a series of workshops with women’s groups across London. This event offers a window into her working practices as the project evolves in 2019.
30 December 2018
Congratulations to Gillian Wearing (previously OBE) for being made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List. She was cited for services to art and the unveiling of her statue of the Suffragist Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square, London in April 2018 this year.
18 December 2018
Screening and Artist Talk
Wednesday 19 December 2018 7pm
As part of the 'Video and Beyond' series at Centre Pompidou, Deimantas Narkevičius will present a selection of films followed by an artist talk.
The Head, 2007, 12 minutes 14 seconds
Revisiting Solaris, 2007,18 minutes
The Role of a Lifetime, 2003, 16 minutes 49 seconds
Stains and Scratches, 2017, 7 minutes 51 seconds
The Dud Effect, 2008, 15 minutes 40 seconds
Once in the XX Century, 2004, 7 minutes 55 seconds
13 December 2018
Recipient of a 2018 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant
Congratulations to Felipe Baeza who is a recipient of the annual Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant. The grant was established in 1993 to acknowledge painters and sculptors creating work of exceptional quality through unrestricted career support. The first year of grants was awarded in 1994 and the Foundation has funded individual artists annually since that time. Applicants are nominated by arts professionals and peers, then twenty-five awardees are chosen through a private jury process. Nominators and jurors include prominent visual artists, curators, and art educators who are dedicated to supporting artists.
05 December 2018
Book Launch and Artist Talk, Photographs 1997-2017
Wednesday 12 December 2018, 7 - 8:30pm
Level 1 Blavatnik Building
Bankside London SE1 9TG
To mark the launch of her book Photographs: 1997–2017, MACK, London, Hannah Starkey will be presenting an illustrated talk followed by a conversation with Sarah Allen (Assistant Curator, Tate Modern) and an open Q&A. After the discussion, Starkey will be signing copies of her book.
Sean O'Hagan, Photographer Hannah Starkey: ‘I want to create a space for women without judgment',
theguardian.com, 8 December 2018