Friday, 11 October 2013

Jo Spence @ White Columns


The Jo Spence exhibition developed by SPACE together with Studio Voltaire in 2012 is off to White Columns. More about the exhibition, which is curated by Christabel Stewart here.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Jimmy Merris: London

SPACE have curated an exhibition for Bloomberg SPACE. Jimmy Merris: London runs until December 8th. More here

Saturday, 5 October 2013

The Fresh Air Collection @ SPACE


The Fresh Air Collection is an exhibition of artist owned houseplants and artworks featuring houseplants or plant life. It has been assembled as a response to the often-made observation that there are too many houseplants appearing in contemporary art shows of late. 

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The Fresh Air Collection features artworks, contributions and plants from the following artists:

Aaron Angell / Roy Ascott / Jonathan Allen / Umi Baden-Powell / John Cage / Ryan Gander / Sam Griffin / Tim Ivison & Julia Tcharfas, Rachel Pimm, George Moustakas (in collaboration with Auto Italia South East) / Alan Kane / Paul Kneale / Ian Law / Sophie Lee / Hannah Lees / George Henry Longly / Marie Lund / Jimmy Merris / Beatriz Olabarrieta / Berry Patten / Damien Roach / Will Robinson / Megan Rooney / David Rudnick / Samara Scott / Emma Sheridan / Jack Strange / Chooc Ly Tan / Julie Verhoeven / Holly White / Jesse Wine / Jonny JJ Winter.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

SHS / SUMMER @ SPACE


6 short projects make up the exhibition programme this summer at SPACE. Solo shows by Chelmsford Film Society, Sara Rara and Megan Rooney. Events by Bookworks, Woiciech Kosma and Lucky Dragons.  


Tuesday, 11 June 2013

ICA - CULTURE NOW


Critics JJ Charlesworth and Francesca Gavin, Professor Esther Leslie and myself discussing this year's 55th Venice Biennale as part of The ICA's Culture Now platform...

Friday, 26 April 2013

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GALLERY: Jean Francois Lyotard and Jacques Monory: 'Screens'
ANNEXE: Apparel & Ornament
STAIRWELL: Kathy Acker: Pussy
THE CONVERSATION #2: Patricia Lennox-Boyd and Alexander Zevin

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GALLERY: Jean-François Lyotard and Jacques Monory: Screens

In 1982 the philosopher Jean-François Lyotard visited the studio of painter Jacques Monory, a stalwart of the Narrative Figuration movement in post-war French art. The conversation that ensued was documented on film. Translated for the first time into English, SPACE present this film alongside photographs and archive materials relating to their encounter.

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ANNEXE: Apparel & Ornament - A research project by SPACE and Rhys Coren

The culmination of a speculative research project by SPACE and artist Rhys Coren exploring the relationship between UK Acid House culture and football kit design in the late 80s and early 90s.

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STAIRWELL: Kathy Acker: Pussy

Pussy, a 1994 audio recording by American experimental novelist, punk poet, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist Kathy Acker (1947-1997) inaugurates The Stairwell, a new gallery room that will host projects over the next year.

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THE CONVERSATION #2: Patricia Lennox-Boyd and Alexander Zevin

Artist and SPACE studio tenant Patricia Lennox-Boyd invites Los Angeles based writer Alexander Zevin to join her in the second instalment of The Conversation. Zevin is currently working on a film adaptation of Louis Ferdinand Céline's Journey to the End of Night. He writes for the New Left Review.

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Monday, 28 January 2013

The Anti-Library @ Lucie Fontaine, Milan


The Anti-Library, an exhibition I curated at SPACE in 2011, has been reformatted as a rolling project @ Lucie Fontaine, Milan.

More here