20/11/2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for a conversation between Hannah Caller and Ayesha Taylor, members of the Focus E15 Campaign, an organisation founded in 2013 to campaign for social housing in London. Images are from the event, by Manuela Barczewski. 

Please join us on Thursday 7 December, 7pm for an introduction to Hannah Black’s exhibition, Some Contextby Eliel Jones, Exhibitions and Events Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery. This event is organised in association with First Thursdays, when galleries across East London have extended opening hours on the first Thursday of each month. It is free to attend and no booking is required.   

Tomorrow, Tuesday 21 November, Chisenhale Gallery presents a Creative Careers Day hosted at Queen Mary University of London. Including presentations by artists, architects, photographers, graphic designers, filmmakers and other award-winning creative professionals, the event has been organised to provide young students interested in the arts with an opportunity to find out more about creative careers and to be inspired. Confirmed speakers include Julie Cunningham, Choreographer; Ayo Akingbade, Filmmaker; Kathryn Ferguson, Selfridges Resident Film Director; Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, Journalist; Werkflow, a games engine focused, digital arts studio in London; and others. There are a limited number of spaces still available for Chisenhale Gallery's Creative Careers Day. For further information about this event, including how to book student groups and for a full event schedule, please contact Rachael Baskeyfield, Offsite and Education Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery. The Creative Careers Day is supported by the Ernest Cook Trust and presented in partnership with Queen Mary University of London. 

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 with shows recently opened include Florian Hecker at Kunsthalle Wien, Austria; David Noona at Modern Art, London opening to the public on Saturday; and Jumana Manna opening at CAPC Musée D’art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France on Thursday. We would also like to congratulate forthcoming Chisenhale Gallery programme participant Lawrence Abu Hamdan for his Jarman Award nomation, and would like to wish all of the nominees the very best for this evening’s award ceremony.

13/11/2017

Artist Maeve Brennan visited Raines Foundation secondary school last week as part of Chisenhale Gallery Presents, our series of artist presentations at local secondary schools. The London-based artist spoke about her recent film, The Drift, commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Spike Island, Bristol; The Whitworth, The University of Manchester; and Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore. The session was followed by a workshop with the students. Image is from the event.  

Please join us on Saturday 18 November, 4pm for a conversation between members of the Focus E15 Campaign, an organisation founded in 2013 to campaign for social housing in London. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here. This will be the last of a series of conversations devised in collaboration with Hannah Black in which participants have been invited to discuss a situation of their choice.  

Earlier in the day on Saturday 18 November, 2pm, Chisenhale Gallery Director Polly Staple will be in conversation with forthcoming programme participant Lawrence Abu Hamdan. The conversation, titled Matter from Memory: Art at the intersection of science, journalism and advocacy, will take place at Whitechapel Gallery, London, as part of the Film London Jarman Award 2017 Weekend.  

On Tuesday 21 November, Chisenhale Gallery presents a Creative Careers Day hosted at Queen Mary University. Including presentations by artists, architects, photographers, graphic designers, filmmakers and other award-winning creative professionals, the event has been organised to provide young students interested in the arts with an opportunity to find out more about creative careers and to be inspired. Confirmed speakers include Julia Cunningham, Choreographer; Ayo Akingbade, Filmmaker; Kathryn Ferguson, Selfridges Resident Film Director; Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff, Journalist; Werkflow, a games engine focused, digital arts studio in London; and others. For further information about this event, including how to book student groups and for a full event schedule, please contact Rachael Baskeyfield, Offsite and Education Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery. The Creative Careers Day is supported by the Ernest Cook Trust and presented in partnership with Queen Mary University, London.

Last week we launched a special 10% Christmas discount on all Chisenhale Editions 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 NashashibiEddie Peake and more. To view the whole range, please visit our online shop. You can also join us at the gallery for our Festive Sale Event on Thursday 7 December from 6-9pm where our full range of editions will be on display. Complimentary drinks will be served and Eliel Jones, Exhibitions and Events Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery, will give an introduction to Hannah Black’s exhibition, Some Context, at 7pm. All proceeds raised from our editions, kindly donated by artists, directly support the artistic programme at Chisenhale Gallery, commissioning major new works.  

Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni and forthcoming programme participants with shows opening this week include Amalia Pica at IMA Brisbane, Australia and Paul Maheke at Centro de Arte dos de Mayo, Madrid.

6/11/2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for a conversation between Ciarán Finlayson, writer and member of the political education collective Hic Rosa, and Marina Vishmidt, Lecturer in Culture Industry at Goldsmiths, University of London. Images are from the event. 

Hannah Black’s exhibition events have been devised in collaboration with the artist, and include a series of conversations in which participants have been invited to discuss a situation of their choice. Please join us on Saturday 18 November, 4pm, for a conversation between members of the Focus E15 Campaign, an organisation founded in 2013 to campaign for social housing in London. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here. 

To accompany her exhibition, a reading list of texts, books and articles has been compiled in collaboration with Hannah Black. This resource expands on ideas raised through Black’s new commission. Included is previous writing by Black, such as her publications Dark Pool Party (DOMINICA/Arcadia Missa, 2016) and Life, with Juliana Huxtable, (mumok, 2017); essays and books that provide reference and further context to the work; and a selection of writings by contributors to The Situation (2017). To download this resource, please click here. 

Recent Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni Maeve Brennan is giving a talk this Wednesday 8 November, 12.30pm at The Whitworth. Brennan’s The Drift (2017)produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London and Spike Island, Bristol and commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Spike Island; The Whitworth, The University of Manchester; and Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, is on view at The Whitworth until February 2018.