Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for a conversation convened by artist Yuri Pattison as part of his Chisenhale Gallery Create Residency. Speakers Ivan Pope, founder of the first internet magazine .net; and Eva Pascoe, pioneer of Cybercafe Cyberia, were joined by Pattison to discuss the beginning of internet cafe culture in London and a growing online economy. The event was held at Campus London - a Google space for London’s startup community - where Pattison presents a new sculpture titled enquire for lobby work 2 & 3 within the reception area, which is open daily 9am - 5.30pm. Photos are by Manuela Barczewski.
Please join us tomorrow, Tuesday 8 March, 7pm for a screening of the documentary Audre Lorde, The Berlin Years 1984–1992 which has been selected by Park McArthur. Lorde (1934-92) was as a radical feminist, writer and advocate for social justice and has been an important influence on McArthur's work.The film portrays Lorde’s battle with terminal cancer and the support network that surrounded her. For more information please click here.
A recording of Jonathan P Watts' tour of Park McArthur’s exhibition Poly is now available to download on our website here. For the tour, Watts drew on his research into materials, such as plastics and gels, that were declassified following the Second World War and introduced into everyday use. Watts is a writer and regular contributor to frieze magazine.
Park Mcarthur's exhibition Poly continues until 3 April. For more information about the exhibition and related events please click here.
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