14/10/2019

Thank you to everyone who visited Sidsel Meineche Hansen’s exhibition this week. Welcome to End-Used City will continue until 8 December.

Forthcoming events include a tour of the exhibition with curator and writer David Bussel on Thursday 7 November and What System, a film programme devised by writer and curator Kari Rittenbach, exploring ideas of urbanism and ‘terms of use’ in Sidsel’s exhibition. The screening will take place offsite at Genesis Cinema, on Tuesday 19 November. For further information and to book tickets, please click here.

Imran Perretta’s exhibition the destructors, co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Spike Island, Bristol, continues at Spike Island until 8 December. the destructors will open at Chisenhale Gallery on 16 January 2020. For further information about Imran’s commission, please click here.

Chisenhale Alumni with recently opened and forthcoming exhibitions include: Yuri Pattison is included in Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future at Tai Kwun, Hong Kong, Yuri is also exhibiting work in Age of You, a group show at Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto; Jumana Manna and Mandy El-Sayegh are both participating in Home Works 8: A Forum on Cultural Practices, at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, which also opens on Thursday 17 October and runs until 27; Camille Henrot's solo exhibition Stepping on a Serpent, which includes her 2014 Chisenhale Commission, The Pale Fox opens at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery on 16 October; and Ghislaine Leung’s recent Chisenhale commission CONSTITUTION, will be presented at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart opening on 19 October until 8 December 2019.

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07/10/2019

Thank you to everyone who visited Sidsel Meineche Hansen's exhibition this week including those who joined us on Friday for Sidsel's in conversation with writer and researcher Helena Vilalta. Thank you also to our supporters who joined us for a special brunch on Friday morning, generously supported by Mark Hix and Hix restaurants.

Forthcoming events include tour of the exhibition with curator and writer David Bussel, exploring ideas of labour and surveillance on Thursday 7 November and What System, a film programme devised by writer and curator, Kari Rittenbach, exploring ideas of urbanism and 'terms of use' in  Sidsel’s exhibition. The screening will take place at Genesis Cinema, on Tuesday 19 November. For further information on both of the above events and to book tickets, please click here.

Alongside Sidsel's exhibition and as part of Chisenhale Gallery's on going Chisenhale Interviews series, Sidsel's interview with Chisenhale Gallery Curator: Commissions, Ellen Grieg, is now available to read online here.

Last week at Frieze we launched new editions by Sonia Boyce, Clare Woods and Josephine Pryde which are now available to purchase via our website and at the gallery.  For more information on all of our editions, please click here.

In Chisenhale Alumni news, forthcoming Commissions Programme participant Imran Perretta will be showing his film 15 days (2018), at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, this Saturday as part of the LUX Scotland showcase of the 2019 Film London Jarman Award; Ghislaine Leung and Janice Kerbal are both exhibiting as part of Hello, My Name Is Capitalism, a group show at Peak, London curated by forthcoming Engagement Programme participant David Bussel; and forthcoming Commissions Programme participant Abbas Akhaven's solo exhibition script for an island opens at Fogo Island Gallery on October 12.  Congratulations to Patrick Staff and Paul Maheke whose works have been acquired as gifts to the Tate collection via the Frieze Tate Fund 2019.

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30/09/2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Sunday afternoon for an introduction to Sidsel Meineche Hansen's exhibition by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions. Thank you also to East End Women's Institute who generously provided tea and home-made cakes for the event.

This week, the gallery has extended opening hours. We are open from Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October, 12 – 6 pm and on Thursday 3 October we are open from 12 – 9 pm. For more information please click here.

This Friday, Sidsel will be in conversation with researcher and writer Helena Vialta from 12pm.  For more information and to book tickets, please click here.

Chisenhale Gallery commissions and produces exclusive limited edition artworks, which are kindly donated by the artists. This week as part of Allied Editions at Frieze London we are launching new limited edition artworks by Sonia Boyce, Josephine Pryde and Clare Woods. Allied Editions is a collaborative initiative between Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts, South London Gallery, Serpentine Galleries, Studio Voltaire and Whitechapel Gallery. This year we are joined by guest regional partner Nottingham Contemporary. For more information, please visit our online shop here.

Chisenhale Alumni with recently opened and forthcoming exhibitions include: Alex Baczynski-Jenkins' solo exhibition Such Feeling which opened last Friday at Kunsthalle Basel and continues until 13 October; Lawrence Abu Hamden whose Chisenhale Gallery commissioned and Turner Prize nominated work Earwitness Theatre opened at Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane on Saturday 29 September and continues until 21 December; and Patrick Staff whose film The Prince of Homburg will be screened as part of the 57th New York Film Festival on 4 and 5 October.

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23/09/2019

Thank you to all who joined us for the opening of Sidsel Meineche Hansen's exhibition Welcome to End-Used City last week and to those who visited over the opening weekend.

This Sunday sees the first of the associated events for the exhibition, devised in collaboration with Sidsel.  Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery will introduce Sidsel Meineche Hansen’s new exhibition, join us from from 3.30pm. Tea and cakes are generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute. For more information and to book your free ticket, please click here.

This Friday, Imran Perretta's solo exhibition the destructors, co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and Spike Island, Bristol opens at Spike Island and runs until 8 December.  the destructors will open at Chisenhale Gallery on 16 January 2020. For further information about Imran's commission, please click here.

Congratulations to Chisenhale alumni Lawrence Abu Hamdan who is included in the 2019 Turner Prize exhibition at Turner Contemporary, Margate opening this Friday. Lawrence is nominated for his Chisenhale Gallery commission Earwitness Theatre (2018) and associated performance After Sfx and video installation Walled Unwalled, which was presented at Tate Modern last year.

Further Chisenhale Alumni with recently opened and upcoming exhibitions include: Patrick Staff whose solo exhibition The Prince of Homburg opened last week at Irish Musem of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin alongside the group exhibition Desire: A Revision from the 20th Century to the Digital Age, a group exhibition which includes work by Patrick Staff and Eddie Peake. Both exhibitions run until 17 November 2019; Mandy El-Sayegh who opens her solo exhibition White Grounds at Beton Salon, Paris on Thursday and until 14 December which develops work from her 2019 Chisenhale Commission Cite Your Sourcesand Mark Leckey whose  new large-scale exhibition O' Magic Power of Bleakness opens at Tate Britain this evening and runs until 5 January 2020. 

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16/09/2019

Please join us this Thursday 19 September, 6.30-8.30pm, for the opening of Welcome to End-Used City, a new exhibition by Sidsel Meineche Hansen. Sidsel's exhibition brings together new and existing works to further explore her ongoing enquiry into virtual and robotic bodies and their relationship to human labour. To find out more, please click here

As part of the commissioning process, a programme of events has been devised in collaboration with Sidsel. Events include an introduction by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery on Sunday 29 September at 3.30pm;  Sidsel in conversation with writer and researcher Helena Vilalta on Friday 4 October at 12pm and a response to Sidsel's work by ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery's programme for young people, on Tuesday 12 November at 7pm. For information on the full programme of events, please click here. 

There is still time to apply to join ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery's programme for young people aged 16 - 20 years. ChisenhaleHz meet twice a month, on Wednesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Between September 2019 and March 2020,  the group work closely with the curatorial team to present public events in response to forthcoming exhibitions by Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Imran Perretta. Deadline to apply is Thursday 19 September. For further information on the programme and how to apply, please click here.

Chisenhale Alumni with current and forthcoming exhibitions include; Lydia Ourahmane whose work is exhibited as part of Keeping Time: Celebrating 20 years of the Capella del Barolo by Sol LeWitt and David Tremlett at Cerretto, La Morra from 21 September – 13 October; Paul Maheke and Park McArthur who are both included in Transcorporealities, a group exhibition curated by Leonie Radine at Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Pablo Bronstein whose new installation Historic Rhode Island Decor opens at RISD Museum, Providence on 20 September and runs until 28 June 2020; Banu Cennetoğlu who opens Part Two of her exhibition Stars Are Closer and Clouds Are Nutritious Under Golden Trees at MMAG Foundation, Amman this Thursday and until 5 DecemberMandy El-Sayegh who is part of Searching the Sky for Rain, a group show at Sculpture Centre, New York which opens today and runs until 16 December; and congratulations to Maeve Brennan who has been appointed to the Stanley Picker Fellowships in Art & Design 2019, alongside Ben Judd. 

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09/09/2019
The gallery is currently closed as we install Sidsel Meineche Hansen's forthcoming exhibition Welcome to End-Used City, opening at Chisenhale Gallery on Thursday 19 September, 6.30-8.30pm. The exhibition will continue until 8 December. To find out more, please click here. 
 
As part of the commissioning process a programme of events has been devised in collaboration with Sidsel, including Sidsel in conversation with Helena Vilalta; a tour of the exhibition with writer David Bussel; and a talk on data rights with Dr Michael Veale. For full details on the programme, please click here. 

Apply now to join ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery's programme for young people aged 16 - 20 years. The group meet twice a month, on Wednesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.30pm, throughout September 2019 – March 2020. Working closely with the curatorial team, ChisenhaleHz present public events in response to forthcoming exhibitions by Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Imran Perretta. Deadline to apply is Thursday 19 September. For further information on the programme and how to apply, please click here.

Chisenhale alumni with forthcoming exhibitions include: Ghislaine Leung, who is included in The Making of Husbands: Christina Ramberg in Dialogue, a group exhibition at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin from 14 September, 2019 - 4 January, 2020; Paul Maheke who is included in Le fil d'alerte (The alert wire) curated by Claire Le Restif at Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris as part of the 21st Fondation d'entreprise Ricard Prize; Haroon Mirza, whose solo exhibition The Construction of an Act opens this Friday at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art as part of Melbourne International Arts Festival and runs until 17 November; and forthcoming Commissions Programme participant Imran Perretta who is included in BONDS, the inaugural exhibition at Somerset House Studios' new exhibition space, G31. 

02/09/2019

Thank you to everyone who visited Ima-Abasi Okon's exhibition, Infinite Slippage: nonRepugnant Insolvencies T!-a!-r!-r!-y!-i!-n!-g! as Hand Claps of M’s Hard’Loved’Flesh [I’M irreducibly-undone because] —Quantum Leanage-Complex-Dub, which ended on Sunday. The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by Sidsel Meineche Hansen which opens on Thursday 19 September, 6.30-8.30pm. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is open Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm.

There are still two weeks to apply to join ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery’s programme for young people aged 16 – 20 years. The group meet twice a month, on Wednesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.30pm, throughout September 2019 – March 2020. For further information on the programme and how to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is Monday 16 September 2019.

Chisenhale alumni with recently opened and forthcoming exhibitions include: Peter Wächtler whose solo exhibition Ad Astra opened at Kunsthalle Zürich last Friday and runs until 17 November, 2019; Ahmet Öğüt whose solo presentation THE MISSING T opens at Merdiven Art Space this Thursday and runs until 5 October, 2019 as part of the parallel programme taking place alongside the 16th Istanbul Biennial; and forthcoming Chisenhale programme participant Imran Perretta is performing at Wysing Art Centre's annual music festival, Wysing Polyphonic this Saturday 7 September, 2019, as AMRA, Imran's audio-visual collaboration with artist Paul Purgas.

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27/08/2019
Thank you to all who joined us last Tuesday for Ima-Abasi Okon in conversation with Marina Vishmidt. The conversation touched upon Ima's current exhibition in relation to language, power and music; a full recording will be available on the Chisenhale website soon. Images are from the event by Sam Nightingale.

It is the final week of Ima's exhibition, which continues until Sunday 1 September. We are open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 - 6pm. To find out more, please click here.

We are currently looking for new members to join ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery’s programme for young people aged 16 – 20 years. The group meet twice a month, on Wednesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.30pm, throughout September 2019 – March 2020. For further information on the programme and how to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is Monday 16 September, 2019.

Chisenhale Alumni with current and forthcoming exhibitions include: Rosalind Nashashibi who is part of the group exhibition ecocinema at TAXISPALAIS Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck until 10 November; and Ed Atkins whose solo exhibition Death Mask 5 at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, runs until 15 September.

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19/08/2019

Thank you to all who attended and contributed to Taylor La Melle's 'fixing to use' over the weekend. La Melle led a seminar exploring ‘errors’, ‘sentence effectiveness’ and ‘basic grammar’ in association with Ima-Abasi Okon’s exhibition.

This week we are joined by Ima-Abasi Okon and Marina Vishmidt who will be in conversation on Tuesday evening, 20 August at 7pm.  For more information and to book tickets please click here.

We are now recruiting new members to join ChisenhaleHz, Chisenhale Gallery’s new programme for young people aged 16 – 20 years. The group meet twice a month, on Wednesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.30pm, throughout September 2019 – March 2020. For further information on the programme and how to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is Monday 16 September, 2019.

Chisenhale alumni with current and upcoming exhibitions include: Every Ocean Hughes, f.k.a. Emily Roysdon, who presents new performance Help the Dead at The KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin on the 24 and 25 August, and Patrick Staff who will be in conversation with Isabel Waidner and Eoin Dara at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) on 29 August discussing their current exhibition The Prince of Homburg, which runs until 1 September. This week also sees the launch of Lucy Cotter's new book Reclaiming Artistic Researchwhich features contributions from Lawrence Abu-Hamden, Yuri Pattison and Curator of Engagement at Chisenhale Gallery, Emma Moore. The launch will take place on 24 August at the Research Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale as part of Assembly of Journals, a gathering of international artistic research publications.

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12/08/2019

Ima-Abasi Okon’s exhibition continues until 1 September, Wednesday to Sunday, 12 – 6pm. Forthcoming events include fixing-to-use, a seminar in response to Ima’s exhibition led by curator and writer Taylor Le Melle. The event takes place this Saturday 17 August, 2 – 5 pm. For further information and to book tickets, please click here.

We are pleased to welcome Max Jefcut as our new Front of House coordinator. Previously, Max has worked at Somerset House as Visitor Experience Supervisor and Development Assistant. We also welcome Losal Chiodak as the Genesis Young Curator, a one-year post offered in partnership by Create, Chisenhale Gallery and Tate Britain, supported by the Genesis Foundation.

Chisenhale alumni with current or forthcoming events include: Rasheed Araeen’s Rhapsody in Four Colours is on view at the Aga Khan Centre at King’s Cross, London; and Ayo Akingbade premieres her new film Dear Babylon (2019), alongside Street 66 (2018) and her Chisenhale commission, Tower XYZ (2016) at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London on Wednesday 14 August at 6.45pm, for more information please click here.

Ima-Abasi Okon’s exhibition continues until 1 September, Wednesday to Sunday, 12 – 6pm. Forthcoming events include fixing-to-use, a seminar in response to Ima’s exhibition led by curator and writer Taylor Le Melle. The event takes place this Saturday 17 August, 2 – 5 pm. For further information and to book tickets, please click here.

We are pleased to welcome Max Jefcut as our new Front of House coordinator. Previously, Max has worked at Somerset House as Visitor Experience Supervisor and Development Assistant. We also welcome Losal Chiodak as the Genesis Young Curator, a one-year post offered in partnership by Create, Chisenhale Gallery and Tate Britain, supported by the Genesis Foundation.

Chisenhale alumni with current or forthcoming events include: Rasheed Araeen’s new work, Rhapsody in Four Colours is on view at the Aga Khan Centre at King’s Cross, London; and Ayo Akingbade premieres her new film, Dear Babylon (2019) alongside Street 66 (2018) and her Chisenhale commission, Tower XYZ (2016) at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London on Wednesday 14 August at 6.45pm, for more information please click here.

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