Saturday 5 March 2016

What's on: March at the Whitechapel Gallery

March at the Whitechapel Gallery

Dia Azzawi, Composition, 1980. Courtesy Barjeel Art Foundation Collection (detail)
Dia Azzawi, Composition (1980), detail. Courtesy Barjeel Art Foundation Collection

A century of art from the Arab world

Imperfect Chronology: Debating Modernism II (until 17 April 2016) is drawn from the Barjeel Art Foundation Collection, one of the world's the most significant holdings of 20th century Arab art.

The second of four thematic displays from the collection includes paintings and works on paper by Dia Azzawi (pictured, Baghdad) Huguette Caland (Beirut),Marwan (Damascus), Kamal Boullata (Jerusalem) and many more. More

Take a guided tour of the Barjeel Art Foundation display Imperfect Chronology: Debating Modernism IIwith curator Omar Kholeif.


Electronic Superhighway Season

Heather Phillipson: more flinching
12 Feb - 17 Apr 2016 | Free Entry
Pick up a poem at the Whitechapel Gallery. Heather Phillipson’s more flinchingtransposes her time as Writer in Residence into physical space with a freely distributed, multi-part poem for visitors to take away. More
"The Woman Bridging the Divide Between Art and Poetry"
Read the interview with Heather Phillipson about her recent work in the New York Times.
Harun Farocki: Parallel I-IV (2012-14)
Until 12 Jun 2016 | Free Entry
Avant-garde film-maker Harun Farocki’s large-scale video installation Parallel I-IV (2012-2014) charts the evolution of computer game graphics over 30 years, from the earliest symbolic forms to the realism of the present day. More

Electronic Superhighway
Sat 23 Apr, 11.30am–6pm | 
Tickets:£15/12.50 concs
This day-long event explores the intersections of art and digital culture and examines how emerging technologies have enabled radical creative practices.Book Now