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Review: ‘Visual representations of Roma people: moving beyond stereotypes’ – Exhibition workshop at the Balassi Institute

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In her welcome to the event, Eszter Pataki, Director of the Hungarian Culture Centre and a former journalist, pronounced that ‘the Roma community is part of the shared culture in Hungary’, yet ‘many stereotypical images exist in the media even in the UK.’  The phrase ‘of Eastern European appearance’ always appears in a negative context.…

Alison Miller | 21/06/2018

Exhibition: ‘All the Rivers That Flow Through Me’ New Works by Míla Fürstová

Míla Fürstová’s intricately spiritual works explore intimate portrayals of the human soul, expressed through various artistic media. Her practice is complex and varied, including the use of mirrors and paper cut outs—often combining several processes in one piece of art. Míla’s recent journey into motherhood has influenced the new work exhibited at Eames Fine Art.…

Julia Secklehner | 14/06/2018

Exhibition: ‘Family Values: Polish Photography Now’

Family Values: Polish Photography Now is a unique season of photography and events examining Polish visual culture from the second part of the 20th century and the current creative landscape of a nation with deep historical and emotional links to the UK. At the centre of the season sits the first exhibition devoted to Polish…

Julia Secklehner | 25/05/2018

Exhibition: 60 Years of the Association of Polish Artists in Great Britain

The exhibition ’60 Years of APA, the Association of Polish Artists in Great Britain’ showcases the art of its present members. APA holds two or three exhibitions a year in the POSK Gallery, which was originally incorporated in the design of POSK – the Polish Social and Cultural Association building as a gallery for Polish…

Julia Secklehner | 20/05/2018

Journey Limitless: Travel Memoir by Simon Pruciak and Alexandra Reddaway

May 9, 7pm Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore London SW7 2AR BOOK NOW In July 2016, artist Simon Pruciak and Engineer Alexandra Reddaway set off for Brazil to commence a round the world adventure which would take them 360 days through 40 countries and across 45,000km on their motorbikes. With the objective to live…

Julia Secklehner | 09/05/2018

Exhibition: Purity and Decadence – Contemporary Czech Jewellery

For the first time ever, a selection of the best of Czech contemporary jewellery, object and metalwork comes to London. As part of London Craft Week, ‘Purity and Decadence: Contemporary Czech Jewellery’ is set to celebrate and inspire the design industry throughout May. While Czech glass and costume jewellery already have a strong reputation in…

Julia Secklehner | 09/05/2018
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Exhibition: ‘Layers of Self …how do we really see each other?’

26 April – 30 April Opening Event: 25 April, 6pm Gallery Different 14 Percy Street London, W1T 1DR FREE British artist and architect Mark Dziewulski will showcase a provocative new series of paintings and sculptures at Gallery Different, London from 25th April – 1st May 2018. This work debuted at the Biennale di Venezia 2017,…

Julia Secklehner | 26/04/2018
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Exhibition: ALEX MIRUTZIU: BETWEEN TOO SOON AND TOO LATE

Delfina Foundation and European ArtEast Foundation collaborate to present Between Too Soon and Too Late, the first solo exhibition in the UK by Alex Mirutziu (b. 1981, Sibiu, Romania). Mirutziu’s practice interrogates the process of how we create meaning to interpret the world around us. Inspired by philosophy, literature and design, he explores the inadequate…

Julia Secklehner | 26/04/2018

Exhibition: Wilhelm Sasnal in London

Sadie Coles HQ 18 April – 26 May 62 Kingly Street London W1B 5QN FREE For his 2018 exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, Wilhelm Sasnal presents a group of new paintings in which present-day reality, memory and art history are concurrent and indivisible strands. The starting points for Sasnal’s latest paintings include his own photographs,…

Julia Secklehner | 18/04/2018