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.
Forthcoming exhibition events include an introduction to Luke Willis Thompson’s exhibition on Thursday 3 August, 7pm and a talk by Tavia Nyong’o, Professor of African American Studies, America Studies and Theatre Studies at Yale University, on Thursday 17 August, 7pm. Please click here for more information on all of the events.
We have recently launched a new Chisenhale Gallery tote bag, designed by Studio Frith. They are available to buy at the gallery for £7. All proceeds contribute to the gallery’s artistic programme, supporting the next generation of pioneering artists. Thank you to Kavitha Balasingham, Jim Bicknell-Knight and Jammie Nicholas for modelling. Image by Mark Blower. To find out about other ways to support our programme, please click here.
Congratulations to forthcoming Chisenhale Gallery programme participant Lydia Ourahmane for her inclusion in the 15th Istanbul Biennial, a good neighbour.
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