21/01/2019

Please join us this Thursday 24 January, 6.30-8.30pm, for the opening of CONSTITUTION, a new commission by Ghislaine Leung. Working with sound, scale and temperature CONSTITUTION builds on Leung’s ongoing inquiry into cancellation and withdrawal. Taking active cancellation in sound as an initial structure, Leung’s new body of work considers moves from closed systems to complex commons. To find out more about the exhibition, please click here.

As part of the commissioning process, a programme of events has been devised in collaboration with Ghislaine, including an architectural workshop for children led by Our Hut on Saturday 9 February, 2pm; an introduction to Leung’s exhibition by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions on Thursday 7 February, 7pm; a talk by writer and researcher Ming Lin in response to Ghislaine’s new commission on Tuesday 19 February, 7pm; and a screening of Jeff Preiss’ STOP at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London on Wednesday 6 March, 7pm. For details on all events and for bookings, please visit our Events page.

We have also produced a reading list devised in collaboration with Ghislaine to accompany her exhibition. This resource expands on ideas raised through Leung’s exhibition and wider practice. Included are texts that explore themes relating to institutional critique, distribution and circulation in the context of art history, philosophy and politics. To read the list, please click here.

Chisenhale alumni with forthcoming exhibitions include: Mariana Castillo Deball, who is opening Finding Oneself Outside at the New Museum, New York, on Tuesday 22 January; and Peter Wächtler presents Franky’s Theme, at Bergen Kunsthalle, Bergen on Friday 25 January. Lawrence Abu Hamdan opens his 2018 Chisenhale commission Earwitness Theatre at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam on Sunday 27 January.

14/01/2019

The gallery is currently closed while we install our forthcoming exhibition by Ghislaine Leung. Ghislaine’s new commission, CONSTITUTION, opens on Thursday 24 January, 6.30 - 8.30pm. To find out more, please click here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is now open as usual, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm.

Over the next two weeks, we will be revisiting previous works by Ghislaine on social media ahead of her exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery. Follow us on Instagram to find out more.

As part of the commissioning process, a programme of discursive events has been devised in collaboration with Ghislaine, including talks at the gallery and offsite events at partner organisation. Events include: an introduction to the exhibition by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions on Thursday 7 February, 7pm; a talk by writer and researcher Ming Lin in response to Ghislaine’s new commission on Tuesday 19 February, 7pm; and an architectural workshop for children led by Our Hut on Saturday 9 February, 2pm among others. For further details on all events and for bookings, please visit our Events page.

Chisenhale Alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent exhibition openings include: Patrick Staff and Sidsel Meineche Hansen participate in Cultural Capital Cooperative Object #2 (CCCO#2) at Cubitt Gallery, opening on Thursday 17 January; and Ed Atkins opens a solo exhibition at Kunsthaus Bregenz on Saturday 19 January. Paul Maheke opens his 2018 Chisenhale commission a fire circle for public hearing at Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art on Sunday 20 January.

07/01/2019

Happy New Year from Chisenhale Gallery!

The gallery is currently closed while we install our forthcoming exhibition by Ghislaine Leung. Ghislaine’s new commission, CONSTITUTION, opens on Thursday 24 January, 6.30 - 8.30pm. To find out more, please click here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is now open as usual, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm.

This is the last week to take advantage of our special 10% discount on selected Chisenhale Gallery editions continues until 15 January 2019. Selected editions include works by Duncan Campbell, Camille Henrot, Lubaina Himid, Lydia Ourahmane, Amalia Pica, Cornelia Parker, Hannah Black and Eddie Peake. To view the whole range of limited editions, please visit our online shop.

Banu Cennetoğlu opens her first solo exhibition in the United States at the Sculpture Center, New York on Sunday 13 January. This exhibition includes her 2018 Chisenhale commission 1 January 1970 – 21 March 2018  · HOWBEIT · Guilty feet have got no rhythm ·  Keçiboynuzu · AS IS · MurMur · I measure every grief I meet · Taq u Raq · A piercing Comfort it affords · Stitch · Made in Fall · Yes. But. We had a golden heart. · One day soon I’m gonna tell the moon about the crying game and continues until 25 March 2019. Forthcoming programme participant Mandy El-Sayegh will be included in the group show Ecologies of Darkness. Building Grounds on Shifting Sands at S A V V Y Contemporary, Berlin, opening on Thursday 10 January.

 

 

17/12/2018

The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by Ghislaine Leung, which opens on Thursday 24 January, 6.30-8.30pm. To find out more, please click here. Chisenhale Gallery’s office is open Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm, this week. We will be closed for the holidays from Monday 24 December to Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Our special 10% Christmas discount on selected Chisenhale Gallery editions continues until 15 January 2019. Selected editions include works by Duncan Campbell, Camille Henrot, Lubaina Himid, Corin Sworn, Mark Leckey, Cornelia Parker, Rachel Whiteread and Eddie Peake. We are now taking orders for collection only. All editions are available for pick up at Chisenhale Gallery until Wednesday 19 December. Orders placed after 19 December will be processed from 7 January 2019. To view the whole range of limited editions, please visit our online shop.

We are currently seeking to appoint new members to our small team of energetic, proactive and personable Events Staff. Events Staff will assist at Chisenhale Gallery’s events, including exhibition openings, talks, film screenings, workshops and performances, as well as Friends and Patrons events. Deadline for applications is  Monday 31 December 2018, 10am. To apply and find out more information, please click here.

We are very pleased to welcome artist Paul Maheke as a new member of Chisenhale Gallery’s Board of Trustees. We presented Paul’s solo exhibition A fire circle for a public hearing earlier this year. We would also like to warmly welcome Jennifer Ellis and Heather Flow to our Development Committee. Jennifer Ellis is Associate Director at Edouard Malingue Gallery, and Heather Flow is founder of Flow Advisory, New York. We are delighted for Paul, Jennifer and Heather’s generous decision to voluntarily support Chisenhale Gallery in this way.

From everyone at Chisenhale Gallery, Seasons Greetings and a Happy New Year!

10/12/2018

Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s exhibition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who has visited the exhibition and to everyone who participated in our Engagement Programme of talks and events.

The gallery is currently closed as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition by artist Ghislaine Leung. Ghislaine’s new commission, Constitution, opens Thursday 24 January, 6.30-8.30 pm. To find out more, please click here.

To explore the audio and video documentation of talks relating to Lawrence’s exhibition please click here. Recordings include: Lawrence in conversation with Stuart Comer, Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York; and a talk by Joe Banks, author of Rorschach Audio – Art & Illusion for Sound (2012). To read an interview between Lawrence and Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions discussing his exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, please click here. To explore the reading list devised in collaboration with Lawrence to accompany his exhibition, please click here.

Our special 10% Christmas discount on selected Chisenhale Gallery editions continues until 31 January 2019. Selected editions include works by Hannah Black, Camille Henrot, Lubaina Himid, Park Macarthur, David Noonan, Caragh Thuring, Rachel Whiteread and Jordon Wolfson. Limited Editions make a great Christmas present and all funds raised from sales make a direct contribution to our artistic programme, supporting the next generation of pioneering artists. For more information, please visit the gallery's online shop here.

There is still a few time to apply to take part in Chisenhale Gallery's new programme for young people aged 16 - 20. Beginning in January 2019, the 12-month programme provides a space for critical discussion where young people collectively discuss issues and ideas that are important to them, and develop these ideas into public projects. Through mentoring sessions with Chisenhale Gallery’s curatorial team and invited creative professionals, the programme supports creative practice and provides participants the opportunity to learn new skills, build confidence and form a network of new friends and collaborators. Deadline for applications is Thursday 13 December. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

Chisenhale Gallery is working in partnership with Create and Tate Britain to recruit a new curatorial post working across the three organisations.  The Genesis Young Curator post responds to the acute lack of representation in the visual arts in the UK of young talented curators from diverse backgrounds. The role is a one-year placement and the deadline to apply is Monday 17 December, 12pm. For more information including how to apply, please visit the Create website here.

Chisenhale alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent openings include: Lawrence Abu Hamdan and Mandy El-Sayegh will be included in a group exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, which opens on Friday 14 December.

03/12/2018

Thank you to everyone who has visited Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s exhibition, Earwitness Theatre, so far. This is the final week to see the exhibition and the gallery is open Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 6 pm. For more information, please click here. Photos are of the installation, by Andy Keate.

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Friday for an early morning viewing of Lawrence’s show, with an introduction by Amrita Dhallu, Curatorial Assistant: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery.

Please join us this Thursday at 7pm for an introduction to Lawrence's show by Ellen Greig, Curator: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery. This event is programmed in association with First Thursdays, when galleries across east London stay open until 9pm on the first Thursday of each month. For further details, please click here.

To explore the audio and video documentation of talks relating to Lawrence’s exhibition please click here. Recordings include: Lawrence in conversation with Stuart Comer, Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York. To read an interview between Lawrence and Ellen Greig, Curator: Commission's discussing his exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, please click here. To explore the reading list devised in collaboration with Lawrence to accompany his exhibition, please click here.

This month we launch a special 10% Christmas discount on selected Chisenhale Gallery editions, which continues until 31 January 2019. Selected editions include works by Hannah Black, Camille Henrot, Lubaina Himid, Park Macarthur, David Noonan, Caragh Thuring, Rachel Whiteread, Jordon Wolfson. For more information, please visit the Chisenhale online shop here.

Chisenhale alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent openings include: Stop Play Record Alumni Ayo Akingbade and William Glass are included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018, which opens on Tuesday 4 December at South London Gallery and continues until 24 February 2019; Jumana Manna will present Wild Relatives at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin and opens on Friday 7 December until 23 February 2019.

Chisenhale alumnus Luke Willis Thompson has been shortlisted for the 2018 Turner Prize for his 2017 Chisenhale commission, autoportrait. The winner of the prize will be announced Tuesday 4 December at Tate Britain, London.

  • Chisenhale Gallery
    64 Chisenhale Road
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    T: +44 (0)20 8981 4518 mail@chisenhale.org.uk

    For media enquiries please contact:
    media@chisenhale.org.uk or
    Ellen Greig on +44 (0)20 3328 1964 or ellen.greig@chisenhale.org.uk



26/11/2018

Thank you to everyone who came last Thursday to Joe Banks’s talk, in response to Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s new commission Earwitness Theatre at Chisenhale Gallery. The exhibition continues until 9 December, Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm. To find out more information, please click here. Photos are of the event, by Sam Nightingale.

As part of our Engagement Programme a series of discursive events have been programmed in collaboration with Lawrence. For further details on all forthcoming events, and for documentation of previous events, please click here.

Please join us this Friday morning for an early morning viewing of Lawrence’s show with an introduction by Amrita Dhallu, Curatorial Assistant: Commissions at Chisenhale Gallery. Coffee and cakes are generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute.

This month we launch an exciting opportunity for young people, aged 16 – 20 years who are interested in contemporary art. Our new 12-month programme provides a space for critical discussion where young people will collectively discuss issues and ideas that are important to them and develop these ideas into public projects. Through mentoring sessions with Chisenhale Gallery’s curatorial team and invited creative professionals, the programme supports creative practice and provides participants the opportunity to learn new skills, build confidence and form a network of new friends and collaborators. The new deadline for applications is Thursday 13 December. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

Chisenhale alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent openings include: Corin Sworn will screen her feature-length film The Coat at this evening at the Cinematheque, Vancouver; Jumana Manna presents Wild Relatives at Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, which continues at 8 December; and Haroon Mirza opens solo exhibition, reality is somehow what we expect it to be, on Friday 30 November at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, which continues until 24 February 2019.

19/11/2018

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday at Genesis Cinema for a screening of films produced by Chisenhale Gallery as part of the Stop Play Record programme and featuring works by Ayo Akingbade, William Glass, Raheela Suleman, Korallia Stergides, Waj Hussain and Anita Safowaa. Photos are of the event, by Sam Nightingale.

As part of our Engagement Programme a series of discursive events has been devised in collaboration with Lawrence Abu Hamdan and runs throughout the duration of Lawrence's exhibition Earwitness Theatre.

This Thursday 22 November Joe Banks, author of Rorschach Audio – Art & Illusion for Sound (2012), gives a talk exploring mechanisms of auditory perception in response to Lawrence’s new commission. Please note that this event is at full capacity. If you have reserved a place and can no longer attend this event, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite so that tickets may be reallocated. For further details on all forthcoming events and for documentation of previous events, please click here.

This week we launch a special 10% Christmas discount on selected Chisenhale Gallery editions, which continues until 15 January 2019. Selected limited editions include works by Hannah Black, Camille Henrot, Lubaina Himid, Park MacArthur, David Noonan, Caragh Thuring, Rachel Whiteread and Jordon Wolfson. For more information and to view our full range of editions, please visit our online shop here.

Chisenhale alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent openings include: Lucia Nogueira is included in the 33rd São Paulo Biennial, which continues until Sunday 9 December; Maria Eichhorn presents a solo exhibition Twelve Works at Migros Museum, Zürich, which opens on Tuesday 20 November; and Jumana Manna screens her Chisenhale commission A Magical Substance Flows into Me at ICA, London on Wednesday 21 November. Stop Play Record alumna Ayo Akingbade will be screening her new film Street 66 as part of We're All Here at Shoreditch Library, until 26 November.

  • Chisenhale Gallery
    64 Chisenhale Road
    London E3 5QZ

    T: +44 (0)20 8981 4518 mail@chisenhale.org.uk

    For media enquiries please contact:
    media@chisenhale.org.uk or
    Ellen Greig on +44 (0)20 3328 1964 or ellen.greig@chisenhale.org.uk



12/11/2018

Thank you to everyone who has visited Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s exhibition, Earwitness Theatre, so far. The exhibition continues until 9 December, Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm. To find out more information, please click here. Photos are of the exhibition, by Andy Keate.

Please join us on Thursday 15 November at Genesis Cinema for a screening of films commissioned and produced by Chisenhale Gallery as part of the Stop Play Record programme. The screening features films by Ayo Akingbade, William Glass, Raheela Suleman, Korallia Stergides, Anita Safowaa and Wajahat Hussain, and will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. Please note that this event takes place offsite at Genesis Cinema. To book tickets, please visit Genesis Cinema: www.genesiscinema.co.uk

This month we launch an exciting opportunity for young people, aged 16 – 20 years who are interested in contemporary art. Our new 12-month programme provides a space for critical discussion where young people will collectively discuss issues and ideas that are important to them, and develop these ideas into public projects. Through mentoring sessions with Chisenhale Gallery’s curatorial team and invited creative professionals, the programme supports creative practice and provides participants the opportunity to learn new skills, build confidence and form a network of new friends and collaborators. Deadline for applications is Thursday 29 November. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

Chisenhale alumni with recent openings include: Maeve Brennan presents a new commission The Goods at Kuntshaus Bregenz, until 20 January 2019; Wolfgang Tillmans makes his English National Opera debut as a production designer for War Requiem, which opens on Friday 16 November; Mariana Castillo Deball presents a solo exhibition Petlacoatl at Logan Center Gallery, Chicago which opens on Friday 16 November; Jumana Manna and Nicholas Mangan are included the 11th Taipei Biennial, Post-Nature -  A Museum as an Ecosystem, which opens on Saturday 17 November. Forthcoming programme participant Imran Perretta will debut new audio-visual project AMRA at Somerset House, on Saturday 17 November.

 

 

05/11/2018

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday for a talk by Reema Salha Fadda, in response to Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s new commission Earwitness Theatre at Chisenhale Gallery. Lawrence's exhibition continues until 9 December and the gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm. To find out more information, please click here. Photos are of the event, by Sam Nightingale.

As part of our Engagement Programme a series of discursive events has been programmed in collaboration with Lawrence. For further details on all forthcoming events, and for documentation of previous events including Lawrence in conversation with Stuart Comer, please click here.

Please join us on Thursday 15 November at Genesis Cinema for a screening of films produced by Chisenhale Gallery as part of the Stop Play Record programme. The screening includes films by Ayo Akingbade, William Glass, Raheela Suleman, Korallia Stergides, Anita Safowaa and Wajahat Hussain, and will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. Please note that this event takes place offsite at Genesis Cinema. To book tickets, please visit Genesis Cinema: www.genesiscinema.co.uk

Chisenhale alumni and forthcoming programme participants with recent openings include: Lubaina Himid participates in group show Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, until 9 February 2019; Lydia Ourahmane, Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi are included in group show, Crude, Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, which opens on Sunday 11 November (until 30 March 2019).

 

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