1st || Thursday
An exhibition by the Mexico-based Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo comprising paintings and large-scale chandeliers. The installation is conceived by the artist to explore light’s potential as a means of shaping our experience of architecture. The exhibition will run from 2nd February to 24th March 2018.
2nd || Friday
To accompany the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, a series of events have been programmed to further explore the themes and issues that are raised in the three artists’ body of works. Joanna Zykinska’s invitation to talk about ‘non-human photography’ has been motivated by Sam Laughlin’s photographs tracing animal behaviours and natural processes in the landscape. Tickets must be booked in advance, click here.
6th || Tuesday
White Cube Bermondsey is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Eddie Peake, featuring new paintings, sculpture, installation and sound. Peake will be working and performing in the gallery throughout the show
Lee Ufan will be in conversation with Serpentine Galleries Artistic Director, Hans Ulrich Obrist at the Korean Cultural Centre UK. Lee Ufan’s public sculpture, Relatum – Stage is installed outside the Serpentine Gallery from 6 February to 29 July 2018. The event is free but pre-booking is essential. Click here
8th || Thursday
Marking Britain’s historic status as a place of sanctuary for threatened European artists, this evening of films, sound-works and readings marks the creative contributions to the UK of the remarkable film-makers Robert Vas and Werner Kissling, the indomitable artist Kurt Schwitters and singular poet Ivan Blatny, with a special appearance by film-maker and cultural activist Andrea Luka Zimmerman. Tickets are £9.50 or less for concessions.
14th || Wednesday
The Whitechapel Gallery’s somewhat hotly anticipated paid show for 2018 opens on the 14th of February. Dion uses specimens – natural and manmade – to make uncanny representations of these environments. His drawings, sculptures and installations draw on the techniques of scientific enquiry and museum display; and on the telling of natural histories. Booking is advised, click here
15th || Thursday
A unique opportunity to hear current exhibiting artist Lisa Milroy in conversation with Lubaina Himid, discussing Milroy’s practice and her approach to still life through the lens of making, looking, touch and transformation. Book here.
TWO EXTERNAL LIGHT SOURCES AT THE SAME TIME, a duo exhibition of new work by Jenna Collins and Alice Rekab, installs two distinct bodies of work that share an interest in the conditions, mechanics and operations that the activity of artistic production in any given circumstance articulates.
24th || Saturday
Artists Tom Richards, James Bulley, Shiva Feshareki and Sarah Angliss perform the live graphic scores developed during their month-long project using the Mini Oramics machine built by Richards. Book here