Monday 17th November
Man&Eve presents a group exhibition of recent work by gallery artists. The exhibition runs from the 17th of November until the 21st, by appointment only.
Tuesday 18th November
This is the second festival of European documentaries after the success of last years Voyages. Spread over several venues, What’s Art Doc? presents an eclectic panorama of documentaries profiling painters, musicians, dancers, and other artists, talking freely about their inspiration, their relationship to the world, and with their audiences. The Goethe-Institut will be showcasing four films: Addicted to Acting by Andres Veiel; World-Star by Natasa von Kopp; Actually, Everything is Completely Different by Jörg Burger; and The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher by Marianne Kapfer.
Wednesday 19th November
Museum 52 plays host to “There’s a better way to spend an afternoon”, a group show exploring new avenues in current paiting practice. Each artist, using a different vocabulary, presents a view into the abstract, and the abstracted, using the painted form. In conjunction with the exhibition there will also be a series of new works by Shara Hughes.
Thursday 20th November
Ferreira Projects presents a solo exhibition by James R Ford, Only Bored People Get Bored, an existentialist outing via assemblage, games, and by-products of boredom. The exhibition is free, and you can meet the artist every Thursday and Saturday during the residency!
Friday 21st November
John Simpson exhibits his first London show at Ocontemporary. The exhibition features unique hand-executed monotype originals and new signed limited edition silk-screens. Simpson’s work has been described as somewhere between childhood imagination and adult reasoning, exploring the physical and psychological relationship between the human figure and animal forms.
Saturday 22nd November
Pack your suitcase and come on board … what happens when 30 artists are commissioned to create a 3D work that conforms the weight and size restrictions of airline carry on luggage? Hurry to catch a glimpse on its final day at the White Space Gallery.
Sunday 23rd November
Duncan Campbell, Bernadette at HOTEL, 22nd Nov – 18th Jan
Campbell’s recent film, Bernadette, portrays Bernadette Devlin, a Northern Irish Republican who became a street activist in the late 1960’s who helped to organise the Battle of the Bogside, and subsequentely, at the tender age of 21, became the youngest woman to be elected to the House of Commons in Westminster. Go Bernadette!