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17/7/2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Saturday for a talk by Orit Gat, who is a writer on contemporary art and digital culture and contributing editor of The White Review. Images are from the event, by Sam Nightingale. 

Please join us on Thursday 27 July, 7pm for a screening of Portrait of Jason (Shirley Clarke, 1967) presented in association with MUBI. Jason Holliday was a brilliant figure from the New York underground, rumoured to have sat for a Warhol screen test, which has since been lost. Clarke’s film, shot on 16mm black and white film, is composed of non-linear takes, in which Holliday, prompted by the director, recounts and performs episodes of his life for the camera. In conjunction with Thompson’s exhibition, autoportrait, MUBI are offering Chisenhale Gallery audiences a free month subscription to their online cinema. To find out more, please click here. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place, please click here 

A video recording of Luke Willis Thompson discussing his new commission, autoportrait, with Polly Staple, Director of Chisenhale Gallery is now available to watch online. Please visit the Audio/Video section of our website here. For more information on all our forthcoming events in August please click here. 

We are currently developing our forthcoming exhibition with artist Hannah Black, opening on 15 September 2017. For more information on her commission, please click here. 

Chisenhale Gallery programme alumni, Rose Finn-Kelcey’s (1945–2014) first posthumous exhibition, Life, Belief and Beyond opened at Modern Art Oxford on Friday 15 and continues until 15 October 2017. Forthcoming Chisenhale programme artist, Lydia Ourahmane is included in A Strange Encounter / Hey you, at Kevin Space, Vienna, curated by Chisenhale programme alumnus, Alex Baczynski-Jenkins. The exhibition runs from the 10 – 22 July 2017.


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