15/1/2018

The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by artist Lydia Ourahmane. Please join us for the opening of Ourahmane’s new commission, The you in us, which opens on Thursday 25 January, 6.30-8.30pm. To find out more, please click here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is open during our usual hours, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm. 

Over the next few weeks we will be revisiting previous works by Ourahmane ahead of her exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery. Follow us on Instagram to find out more.    

As part of the commissioning process, a programme of events has been devised in collaboration with Lydia Ourahmane. Included is a conversation between Ourahmane and Venetia Porter, Assistant Keeper (Curator), Islamic and contemporary Middle East, at the British Museum on Wednesday 31 January, 7pm; a tour of the exhibition by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, Associate Professor in the School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore at University College Dublin on Saturday 24 February, 2pm; a curator’s introduction by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery, followed by a listening event with artist Hiba Ismail on Thursday 1 March, 7pm; and an evening of sound performance at Ourahmane’s home in Brixton on Friday 16 March, 7pm. For details on all events and for bookings, please visit our Exhibition Events page. 

On Saturday 20 January, Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni Celine Condorelli participates in A New Ethics?, a day symposium organised by Stanley Picker Gallery, with Ellen Mara De Wachter. For more details about the event and a full line up of speakers, please click here. Also on Saturday, Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni Ruth Ewan and Bookworks launch Ewan’s publication Twenty-Nine Thousand Nights: A Communist Life at Marx Memorial Library and Worker’s School. More information about the publication can be found here. Recent programme participant Hannah Black is also collaborating with Bookworks on a new series of guest edited publications, under the theme ‘Contact’, to be commissioned and published between 2018-2019. For further details and submission deadlines, please click here

8/1/2018

Happy New Year from all of us at Chisenhale Gallery.   

The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by artist Lydia Ourahmane, which opens on Thursday 25 January, 6.30-8.30pm. To find out more, please click here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is open during our usual hours, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm.  

The special 10% Christmas discount on all Chisenhale Editions continues until 31 January 2018. Chisenhale Friends and Patrons will receive a 20% discount. Available Chisenhale Editions include works by Wolfgang Tillmans, Hannah Black, Camille Henrot, Rachel Whiteread, Park McArthur, Jumana Manna, Peter Wächtler, Rosalind Nashashibi, Eddie Peake and more. To view the whole range, please visit our online shop.  

Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni and forthcoming programme participants with exhibitions opening this week include Hannah Black, with Precious Okoyomon, at Real Fine Arts, New York and Wolfgang Tillmans at Musée d'Art Contemporain et Multimédias, Kinshasha, Congo. Chisenhale Gallery would like to congratulate Maeve Brennan, whose Chisenhale Gallery co-commission, The Drift, has been nominated for the Tiger Shorts Award at International Film Festival Rotterdam, taking place from 24 January to 4 February, and Nicholas Mangan who has been included in the 21st Biennale of Sydney, opening in March this year.

18/12/2017

The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by artist Lydia Ourahmane, which opens on Thursday 25 January, 6.30-8.30pm. To find out more, please click hereChisenhale Gallery’s office is open Monday to Wednesday, 10am-6pm, this week. We will be closed for the holidays from Thursday 21 December 2017 to Wednesday 3 January 2018. 

Our special Christmas Discount continues until 31 January 2018 with 10% off all Chisenhale Editions. Chisenhale Friends and Patrons will receive a 20% discount. We are now taking orders for collection only. All editions are available for pick up at Chisenhale Gallery until Wednesday 20 December. Orders placed after 21 December will be processed from 3 January 2017. To view the whole range of limited editions, please visit our online shop

We are recruiting for a full time, Curatorial Assistant: Engagement. This role is part of the Gallery’s renowned Curatorial Trainee Programme, which provides outstanding training, structured mentoring and professional development for emerging curators. The role is designed to provide hands on training in curating, arts management, audience development, events programming, arts education, communications, and a comprehensive overview of gallery operations. To find out more and to download an Application Pack, please click here.

We are currently looking for performers who identify as women to work with Chisenhale Gallery forthcoming programme participant Paul Maheke on his new commission. The performers will be required to memorise and recite excerpts from a script and present amateur magic tricks to visitors at set times during gallery opening hours. The performers will need a background in theatre and/or visual arts performance. Ideally they will also have some experience in performing magic tricks, although this is not essential.

To express interest or for more information, please email Eliel Jones, Curatorial Assistant: Commissions, eliel.jones@chisenhale.org.uk by 8 January 2018. Please include supporting material such as a CV, portrait and video documentation of previous projects if available.

From everyone at Chisenhale Gallery, season’s greetings and a Happy New Year.