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 Context, by 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.