17 April – 7 June 2015:
Sanya Kantarovsky’s (Russia/US) exhibition ‘Apricot Juice’ in collaboration with Ieva Misevičiūte took place at Studio Voltaire, comprising a series of large paintings and a performance by Misevičiūte and taking Bulgakov’s novel The Master and Margarita as a starting point.
29 April – 31 May:
Ahmet Öğüt’s (Turkey) exhibition ‘Happy Together: Collaborators Collaborating’ opened at Chisenhale Gallery, and brought together ten of the artist’s previous collaborators for a filmed public discussion event, which formed the basis of a film installation.
29 April – 20 June:
Wendelien van Oldenborgh’s (Netherlands) show ‘From Left to Night’ at The Showroom was an experimental film production, embedded in The Showroom’s neighbourhood.
Think Tank Commissions
- A set of three written interviews by Andrea Phillips, with the three How to work together directors Emily Pethick, Joe Scotland and Polly Staple
- ‘The Sharing Economy: A Post-Mortem’ – a panel discussion at Bloomberg with Mercedes Bunz, Indy Johar, Helen Kaplinsky and Brett Scott, curated by Victoria Lupton and Ben Vickers
- ‘unMonastery: Relearning the Rules’ Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and ‘Code/unCode’ – a series of four transcribed interviews with representatives from monastic orders and an e-book by Ben Vickers and unMonaster
- ‘Invest in What? How to work together, the Arts Council’s Catalyst fund, and art’s contemporary economic infrastructure’ – an essay by Andrea Phillips
- ‘Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political’ – a series of readings and a presentation by Valentina Desideri and Denise Ferreira da Silva
About How to work together
How to work together was supported by a capacity building and match-funding grant from Arts Council England through Catalyst Arts, with additional funding in the third year from Bloomberg, Cockayne Foundation and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.