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21/11/2016

Thank you to everyone who has visited Peter Wächtler’s exhibition, Far Out, over the past few months. The exhibition is open until 11 December, every Wednesday to Sunday, 12-6pm and on 1 December the gallery has extended opening hours until 9pm, as part of First Thursdays.  

Please join us tomorrow, 22 November at 7pm, for a screening of new moving image work by Chisenhale Gallery Create Residency artist Luke Willis Thompson, who will present filmed portraits of two young men whose lives have been affected by police violence. The screening is followed by a discussion with the artist and Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP. Please note that this event is taking place offsite, at the Close-Up Film Centre. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.  

Performers from Warsaw and London came together for the first time last week for a rehearsal of Alex Baczynski-Jenkins forthcoming choreographic exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery. Our Director, Polly Staple, and Exhibitions and Events Curator, Ellen Greig, also joined them in Warsaw for a few days. Baczynski-Jenkins’ exhibition at Chisenhale, the first institutional solo presentation by the Warsaw and London-based artist and choreographer, will open on 20 January 2017. For more information about Baczynski-Jenkins’ forthcoming exhibition, please click here. Images are from the rehearsal.

A new publication featuring Maria Eichhorn’s commission at Chisenhale Gallery was launched this weekend at Fri Art – Centre d’Art de Fribourg Kunsthalle Freiburg. The new publication, titled The Anti Museum, is a major anthological catalogue retracing the history of closed exhibitions. Maria Eichhorn’s interview with Katie Guggenheim, Exhibitions and Events Curator at Chisenhale (currently on maternity leave), is included in The Anti Museum. To read this interview, please click here. For more information about Maria Eichhorn’s exhibition at Chisenhale, please click here.  

Our special Chisenhale Gallery Christmas Discount continues with 10% off all Chisenhale Editions available until 13 January 2017. Chisenhale Friends and Patrons will receive a 20% discount. To view the whole range of, please visit our online shop.  

Chisenhale would like to congratulate Chisenhale Gallery alumna and current trustee Helen Marten for winning the inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture. We would also like to congratulate Park McArthur, James Richards and Jordan Wolfson, Chisenhale alumni who have been included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial, co-curated by Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks.


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