Through the double focus on the themes of resistance and confrontation, this talk delineates the volatile dynamics underpinning Mohamed Bourouissa’s art. It draws on a wide range of Bourouissa’s projects spanning photography, moving image and installation to show how these works intersect with symbolic, spatial and political constructions of
Join artists Alvaro Barrington and Mohamed Bourouissa in a conversation that tracks their respective practices. Long-standing friends, their discussion will revolve around shared approaches to making artworks that deal with identity, belonging, migration, and power, with an aesthetics that channels art history through lived experience.
Join Octavia Collective members, Amina Jama, Rachel Long and Sarah Lasoye for a special reading of work created in solitude; an intimate showcase and celebration of new work written over the past year. The readings will be followed by an audience-inclusive discussion of what it is to write now, in and despite the current moment.
We are currently living in transversal times - everything we have thought to know about the world is shifting rapidly. The luxury of ‘time’ has been flipped on its axis and many of us feel a collective resistance from the categories and definitions we have known up to this point. How do we navigate this awkward space?
If you’re a teacher or educator join us online at 4:30pm on November 5th to hear from artist Holly Graham about her new video work and creative resource #FridayFact. We will also be joined by Emma Webster, Curriculum Lead at Prendergast Primary School, who will provide some insights from having tested the programme, and some FAQs from children
Join artist Emma Cousin and writer Claire-Louise Bennett as they explore Cousin's exhibition New Dirt, examining dirt and digging for its relation to life cycles, loss, exhaustion, and ideas of being present. For both, language is a system to simultaneously be pushed to breaking point and luxuriated in. Everyday objects float free to become
Join Lindsey Mendick and Heather Phillipson in an exploration of Mendick’s new commission Are You Going to Destroy Me? - an extension of their ongoing conversation. Mendick’s work often draws on the autobiographical, spinning personal stories into fantastical immersive environments populated with objects and sculptures whose materiality and
Join Sophie Barber and Rosie Cooper (Head of Exhibitions, De La Warr Pavilion) for a conversation about Barber's new paintings for Goldsmiths CCA. Cooper has been a supporter of Barber's practice for some time, and the talk will revolve around the development of her work, her drawing on the Sussex coast and its wildlife as an inspiration, and
To coincide with his exhibition Ensorcelled English: Prestige Repellent Hardeep Pandhal invites writer and designer Leila Taylor to share and discuss her research on the gothic in Black culture, horror, and the aesthetics of melancholy. Stemming from different entry points, they will discuss key aspects of their practices, identifying and