Sunday 30 June 2019

Whitechapel Gallery - ★★★★ - Michael Rakowitz, Helen Cammock, Queer Spaces and more this month

What's On in July: Exhibitions

Helen Cammock
Che si può fare
Until 1 Sep | Free entry

★★★★ - a 'sublime connection of voices' - Evening Standard

Presenting a film, a series of vinyl cut prints and a screen-printed frieze, winner of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women Helen Cammock explores the idea of lament in women’s lives, interweaving stories of loss and resilience with seventeenth-century Baroque music by female composers.

Now open

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Exhibitions & Displays

Michael Rakowitz
Until 25 Jun | £12.95/£9.50

‘For Rakowitz, explosive destruction punctuates history: it’s up to us to try and piece together what it all means.’Time Out

Sculptor, detective and occasional chef, Michael Rakowitz takes his cue from historic buildings and artefacts to create enthralling environments.

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Artists' Film International
Phoebe Boswell, Carolina Caycedo, Evelyn Taocheng Wang
Until 4 Aug | Free entry

Three female artists from Kenya, United States and China depict interpretations and perceptions of gender as part of our newest Artists' Film International display.

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”la Caixa” Collection of Contemporary Art: Selected by Maria Fusco
Until 1 Sep | Free entry

Experimental writer Maria Fusco has staged an encounter between works of art by Astrid Klein, Esther Ferrer, Cindy Sherman and more. 

Join us on Thu 4 Jul, 7pm for a fictitious symposium where the artworks discuss themselves.

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Queer Spaces: London, 1980s - Today
Until 25 Aug | Free entry

‘A wonderful celebration of queer culture’ Queer Guru

This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of LGBTQ+ venues and social networks, including an interactive map charting the appearance and disappearance of spaces over the last 30 years and artists' perspectives on 21st century cityscapes of sociability and self-expression.

You are invited to view Liquid Gold by artist Prem Sahib (pictured above) outside of the gallery opening hours.

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