Thank you to everyone who has visited Ghislaine Leung’s exhibition, CONSTITUTION, so far. The exhibition continues until 24 March, Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm. To find out more information, please click here.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the screening of Jeff Preiss’ film STOP at the Institute of Contemporary Art, last Thursday. Photos are of the event, by Sam Nightingale.
Please join us on Friday 15 March, 9-10.30 am, for an early morning viewing of Ghislaine’s new commission with an introduction to the work by Layla Gatens, Curatorial Assistant: Engagement. Coffee and cakes are generously provided by the East End Women's Institute.
Please also join us for Chisenhale Gallery Forum, an open discussion led by local residents, artists and activists based in Tower Hamlets, on Saturday 23 March, 2pm. The discussion draws on the 'Identity' presented at Chisenhale Gallery in 1988 and forms part of Chisenhale Research, a new strand of programming and archival research.
The deadline for New Creatives has been extended until 11.59pm, Sunday 17 March 2019. New Creatives is a newly launched series of commissioning opportunities for emerging artists aged 16-30 years who work with audio or moving image. Chisenhale Gallery is working in partnership with The Institute of Contemporary Arts, BBC Arts and Arts Council England and is one of seven production partners including ICA, Kingston School of Art, NTS, SPACE, Dazed Media and Werkflow. Between 2019 - 2021 Chisenhale Gallery will work with four artists to commission new work. For more information, including how to apply, visit the online application portal here.
Congratulations to Chisenhale alumni Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Ed Atkins, Anthea Hamilton, and Hito Steyerl who will be included in the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2019, May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff; and to Chisenhale alumna Lynette Yiadom Boakye, who will be included in the Ghana Pavillion. The Biennale opens 11 May and continues until 24 November 2019.
Chisenhale alumni with recent openings include: Nasrin Tabatabai, Babak Afrassiabi and Lydia Ourahmane are included in group exhibition Crude at Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, which continues until 30 March; Ahmet Öğüt presents his 2015 Chisenhale Gallery commission Happy Together: Collaborators Collaborating at UQO Gallery, Quebec, which continues until 6 April; and Hannah Black presents Beginning, End, None, a new video installation at Performance Space, New York, which continues until 20 April.