Thursday 25 September 2014

Whitechapel Gallery - Artists, writers and designers live at the Whitechapel Gallery

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Events, talks and performances

Talk: Richard Tuttle: In conversation 
Thursday 16 October, 6.30-9pm

From materiality to spirituality, the renowned North American artist discusses the eclectic influences and inspirations that inform his art. He is joined by Whitechapel Gallery curator-at-large, Magnus af Petersens.
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Performance: Drift: Collective Reading
& Forensics

Thursday 9 October, 7-9pm
For her first event, Writer in Residence,Caroline Bergvall launches her book Drift, with an evening of collective readings and conversations with invited poets.
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kadar_attia.jpgTalk: Dafydd Jones on Kader Attia 
Thursday 2 October, 7-9pm
Dafydd Jones leads a British Sign Language tour of theKader Attia commission for deaf visitors, voice-interpreted by Rob Chalk. Book now
big_ideas.jpgTalk: Big Ideas: Sheila Hicks
Thursday 23 October, 7-9pm
Whether drawing with thread or sculpting with fibre, American artist Sheila Hicks discusses her pioneering textile works. Influenced by studies at Yale University with Josef Albers and travels across South America, Hicks’ work ranges from the small, delicate ‘Minimes’ series to largescale public commissions. Book now

richard_tuttle.jpgWorkshop: Fibre, Thread and Textile
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 October, 1-5pm
Join a two-day workshop led by artist Shelly Goldsmith, taking the work of artist Richard Tuttleas a starting point for a series of presentations, discussions and practical activities exploring textiles as material.
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muggeridge.jpgTalk: Stencilled Texts: A History of Self-Made Message
Thursday 30 October, 7-9pm
Designer, writer and editor, Eric Kindel presents a history of stencilled texts, documenting their forms and meanings across six centuries, followed by a conversation with Fraser Muggeridge.
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