Friday 26 June 2015

Whitechapel Gallery - Summer Events at the Whitechapel Gallery

This July, join an 'in conversation' with artist Arseniy Zhilyaev; learn about nature and wildlife in the city with Urban Fauna Lab; hear artist Rivane Neuenschwander discuss her new Children's Commission. At the end of the month, we'll be hosting The London Open Live: an evening of performance and debate from artists in our summer exhibition. See you at the gallery soon.

This Month's Events
Arseniy Zhilyaev: In Conversation

2 July, 7pm | Tickets from £7.50

From the history of avant-garde museology, to ideas around learning, collectivity and labour, Moscow-based artist Arseniy Zhilyaev discusses his work with Katerina Chuchalina, V-A-C Foundation Curator.
Whitechapel Walks

5 July | Free

Join a walking tour exploring the rich history of the Gallery and the neighbourhood.
Dafydd Jones on The London Open 2015

23 July, 7pm | Free, booking required

Dafydd Jones explores the exhibition, giving an introduction and personal response in British Sign Language.
For deaf visitors, with audio interpretation.

Urban Fauna Workshop

3 July, 3pm | Tickets from £7.50

How do we perceive nature and wildlife in the city? Founded in 2011, the Moscow-based collective Urban Fauna Labexplore their ongoing investigations into the social status of animals and plants.
Rivane Neuenschwander: In Conversation
16 July, 7pm | Tickets from £7.50

Prompted by ideas arising from the current Children’s Commission, The Name of Fear, the artist, Rivane Neuenschwander discusses her interest in psychoanalysis, childhood, and performativity with psychoanalystAnouchka Grose.
The London Open: Live
30 July, from 6.30pm | Tickets from £7.50

An evening of performance and debate with artists from The London Open 2015. The event begins with a discussion on the pros and cons of residencies, followed by performances from Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, Sam Belinfante,and Salvatore Arancio.