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September 2016
Free
  • First major commission of Alicja Kwade in Whitechapel Gallery

    Whitechapel Gallery

  • September 28, 2016 11:00 pm to June 25, 2017 6:00 pm
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  • 77-82 Whitechapel High Stree E1 7QX
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    ‘Alicja Kwade’s (b.1979, Katowice, Poland) new installation presents astronomical data exploring our position in the universe. 28 September 2016 – 25 June 2017, 11am – 6pm Whitechapel Gallery 77-82 Whitechapel High St London E1 7QX FREE Bronze casts of giant vertebrae accompany a film inspired by NASA data of extrasolar meteors, referencing the cataclysmic event believed to have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. At the centre of the space, a large mobile of 24 electronic star maps hangs from…

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2017February 2017
Free
  • Polish talent at Transfashional Lab

    Austrian Cultural Forum

  • February 9 to April 4
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  • 28 Rutland Gate SW7 1PQ
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    ‘Explore intersection between fashion and art ahead of London Fashion Week Private view: 9 February , 7pm Featuring artists and designers from Austria, Poland and the UK the exhibition explores the ways in which art and fashion can shape new positions and contribute to current social, economic, cultural and environmental debates. The pieces on display are more than just wearable and functional items; they can be seen as tools for reflection, experimentation and self-expression. The exhibition, conceived by the ACF…

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£18 (£12)
  • EXHIBITION: Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932

    Royal Academy

  • February 11 to April 17
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  • Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BD
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    ‘One hundred years on from the Russian Revolution, this powerful exhibition explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through the lens of its groundbreaking art. Renowned artists including Kandinsky, Malevich, Chagall and Rodchenko were among those to live through the fateful events of 1917, which ended centuries of Tsarist rule and shook Russian society to its foundations. Amidst the tumult, the arts initially thrived as debates swirled over what form a new “people’s” art should take.…

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  • EXHIBITION: Curatorial Season at Delfina Foundation: Tereza Jindrová

    Delfina Foundation

  • February 20 to April 2
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  • 29-31 Catherine Pl SW1E 6DY
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    ‘Czech Centre London and the Arts and Theatre Institute – Artists in Residence Programme are supporting Czech art critic and curator Tereza Jindrová for a 6 week residency at Delfina Foundation. Tereza Jindrová (Czech Republic) is an art critic and curator based in Prague. She is interested in methods of creating curatorial ‘frames’ to layer different interactions between artists, artworks and the public. Currently, she works as the Fine Arts editor at A2 magazine and as the Curator of Public…

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March 2017
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  • KINOTEKA@OGNISKO: THE THEMERSONS & THE ART OF TRANSLATION

    Ognisko Polskie

  • March 27 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘Some texts cannot be translated, some fail altogether, some give us an idea of the original but suggest something else in the process. For the Themersons, the idea of translation was not only possible but also natural, whether from one language into another, from poetry to film, from picture to text. In this short talk Jasia Reichardt will describe/reveal some of the ways in which the Themersons made use of translation. BIOGRAPHY OF THE THEMERSONS The Themersons were born in…

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  • KINOTEKA & LONDON FILM ACADEMY STUDIO 2017

    LONDON FILM ACADEMY

  • March 29 to 31
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  • 52a Walham Grove SW6 1QR
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    ‘An intensive 3-day programme aimed at directors, writers and creative producers with proven experience (credits on shorts or first low-budget features) who are adapting source material for the screen / working on an adaptation project. The ten selected filmmakers will participate in Q&As, practical lectures, workshops and masterclasses with industry professionals. Previous speakers include: Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness), Ivana MacKinnon (Slumdog Millionaire), Paweł Pawlikowski (Ida), Ben Blaine (Nina Forever), Will Tennant (Imaginarium Studios, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Participants will have…

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£9.50
  • FILM SCREENING: ‘All These Sleepless Nights’ (Marcza, 2016) with Q&A

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • March 29 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Sitting somewhere between fiction, documentary and ‘constructed reality’, filmmaker Michal Marczak’s ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS is an ode to the vibrancy of modern-day Warsaw, a city in a state of flux suspended between its traumatic past and a future powered by a new generation bursting with energy. ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS chronicles several months in the lives of art school friends Kris and Michal, who together resolve to experience life to the limit. Marczak follows the two young men as they roam the city at night,…

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  • KINOTEKA: TOMASZ BAGIŃSKI MASTERCLASS

    BFI Southbank NFT 3

  • March 30 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • Belvedere Road SE1 8XT
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    ‘Oscar-nominated animator, director and master of digital SFX Tomasz Bagiński received the BAFTA for Best Short Animation in 2006 for Fallen Art. His skills in blending live action with animation have made him sought after in advertising, TV and gaming. Currently he’s working on directing the feature film adaptation of The Witcher 3 video-game set for release later this year. Starting off by making his first animated film on a computer in the maths department at the university where his father worked, then…

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  • Tibor Fischer’s short story on stage

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • March 30 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • ‘THEATRE Robert Shaw for Inside Intelligence presents: Portrait of the Artist as a Foaming Deathmonger by Tibor Fischer We are proud to present the world premiere dramatisation of this brilliant story by British-Hungarian writer Tibor Fischer in a script-in-hand performance starring Chris New, directed by Robert Shaw. ‘Portrait of the Artist as a Foaming Deathmonger’ tells of a narcissistic, failed painter who decides to make his name via murder. He invents a manipulative “art form” he names the “grabby”. Displaying…

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£50
  • KINOTEKA: Calvert 22 Supper Club: ‘THE MAIDS OF WILKO’ (Wajda, 1979)

    Calvert 22

  • March 31 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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  • 22 Calvert Avenue E2 7JP
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    ‘Set in the stylish 20s, the story follows Viktor (Daniel Olbrychski), a successful young man, who none-the-less decides to take some time off work to process the death of a friend. He goes back to his home town, where he encounters a family of five women he left behind, all of whom were in love with him at some point. Life has moved on since he left though, feelings have changed and not all of the women are available anymore.…

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  • BOOK LAUNCH: The European Sultanas of the Ottoman Empire

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • March 31 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    ‘This event is organized by BBS with the support of BCI London Christopher Buxton will present his new book of translations of classical Bulgarian poetry Flowers do not Grow Singly and Annie Buxton will present the newly published The European Sultanas of the Ottoman Empire.’ (BCI)

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