Thank you to everyone who visited Hannah Black’s exhibition, Some Context, which came to an end on Sunday. 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, pleaseclick here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is open during our usual hours, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm. We will be closed for the holidays from Thursday 21 December 2017 to Wednesday 3 January 2018.
Thank you also to the group of Year 10 students from St Paul’s Way Trust Secondary School who joined us at the gallery last week for a conversation about 'the situation', organised as part of Hannah Black’s exhibition events. To explore audio and video documentation of other conversations organised as part of the Engagement Programme, please click here. Recordings include conversations between Larne Abse Gogarty and Hannah Proctor, Ciarán Finlayson and Marina Vishmidt, as well as Ayesha Taylor and Hannah Caller, organised in collaboration with Hannah Black.
We are pleased to welcome two new members of staff to our development team at Chisenhale Gallery. Ioanna Nitsou takes up the new role of Development Manager. Ioanna previously worked at Chisenhale as Development Coordinator, and we are delighted to have her return to lead the team. Fran Futers joins us as Development Coordinator, and Alexandra White will continue her role as Development and Operations Assistant.
Chisenhale Gallery would like to congratulate Lubaina Himid for winning the 2017 Turner Prize. Click hereto find out more about Himid’s 1989 exhibition, The Ballad of the Wing, at Chisenhale Gallery. Programme alumni and forthcoming programme participants with exhibitions opening this week include Faisal Abdu’Allah at Autograph ABP, London, as well as Jumana Manna and Lawrence Abu Hamdan at Nottingham Contemporary.