Friday 30 September 2016

Whitechapel Gallery Events - What's On: October Talks, Conferences & Tours

Talks & Events 

Don't Miss

Tune in to the Whitechapel Gallery Facebook to see the Guerrilla Girls live, join a day of discussion on the art of the Arab world, and find out how contemporary art has merged with other practices to explore animal nature with the launch of the latest Documents of Contemporary Art book title.


Facebook Live: Guerrilla Girls 
Whitechapel Gallery Facebook page | Sat 1 Oct, 3pm 

Watch the live broadcast of renowned feminist artist collective the Guerrilla Girls' lecture at the Gallery, illustrating their work over the past thirty years, and the work that still needs to be done. Tune in via Facebook

Coinciding with the the new displayGuerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?

Documents of Contemporary Art: Animals
Thu 27 Oct, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs

A talk launching Animals, the latest title in the Whitechapel Gallery's Documents of Contemporary Art book series. Editor Filipa Ramos is joined by artist Marcus Coates and writer Maria Fusco to discuss how contemporary art, in dialogue with other disciplines, has emerged as a platform for exploring animal nature. Book Now

Conferences & Symposia

Tracing An Imperfect Chronology: The Barjeel Art Foundation Collection
Sat 22 Oct, 11.30am-6pm | £15/£12.50 concs
Coinciding with the exhibition Imperfect Chronology – Mapping the Contemporary II this day-long event brings together artists, academics and curators to discuss alternative histories of modernism and how they have shaped contemporary artistic practice in the Arab world. Book Now
Invisible Architectures:
Lesions in the Landscape

Sat 29 & Sun 30 Oct 2016, 11.30am–6pm | £15 (1 day) £25 (2 days)

How can art transform the ways we understand memory, forgetting and amnesia? This two day symposium brings together artists, writers, scientists and social psychologists as part of Lesions in the Landscape, a project exploring amnesia and the implications of memory loss on identity, space and imagining the future. Book Now


First Thursdays: Art Bus Tour
Thu 6 Oct, 7pm, | £9.50/£7.50 concs

Discover new exhibitions in east London on the First Thursdays Art Bus. Stopping atHales Gallery The Art Pavillion and Nunnery Gallery you'll get an introduction and tour from an artist or curator. Book now


Mikhail Karikis: Location, Voice, Action!
Thu 20 Oct, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs

An evening featuring a selection of Mikhail Karikis’ video-works from the last decade, including a premiere screening of Ain’t Got No Fear (2016). Karikis is joined in discussion with influential curator Katerina Gregos, followed by a Q&A. Book Now