Thank you to everyone who visited Ima-Abasi Okon’s exhibition and associated events last week, including an early morning viewing of Okon's exhibition last Friday and a roundtable discussion convened by ChisenhaleHz on Saturday afternoon. Thank you also to speakers Morgan Quaintance and free.yard for their contributions to the discussion. Images are from Saturday's event by Sam Nightingale.
Forthcoming exhibition events include Comprendre et s’exprimer on Thursday 25 July, 7pm, an evening of thoughts, poetry, song, dance and video devised by artist Christian Nyampeta; and fixing-to-use, on 17 August, 2 -5pm, a seminar led by curator and writer Taylor Le Melle responding to Okon’s exhibition. For more information on the above and other forthcoming events please click here.
Chisenhale Alumni with recently opened and forthcoming exhibitions and projects include: Céline Condorelli's solo exhibition at Pasquart Kunsthaus, Switzerland, which continues until 8 September, James Richards' Migratory Motor Complex, showing as part of Edinburgh Art Festival, and Mariana Castillo Deball, who has been commissioned by Towner Art Gallery for a new site specific work in Eastbourne as part of England’s Creative Coasts, opening in Summer 2020. Congratulations to Lydia Ourahmane, who has been awarded The 2019 Ellsworth Kelly Award, supporting Ourahmane's forthcoming solo exhibition at CCA Wattis, opening in Spring 2020.