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Whitechapel Events - Autumn 2006

Talks & Events

Thurs 26 Oct, 7-9pm & Sat 18 Nov, 2–5pm I Am Anagram Artist Aura Satz performs with her interactive sculpture drawing on visual illusions, & Hans Bellmer’s notion of the body as a plastic anagram. Free.

Thurs 26 Oct, 7pm Tony Bevan – In Conversation Marking the launch of the first major monograph in English on his work, Tony Bevan discusses his art & career with Richard Cork. £8/6.50 concs*

Sat 28 Oct, 2–5pm Crash Course – Unravelling De Sade Join Neil Cox, Senior Lecturer, Art History & Theory, University of Essex, to explore the work of the Marquis De Sade & its impact on Surrealism. £8/6.50 concs*

Thurs 2 Nov, 7pm Big Ideas – The Art of Absenting Oneself Curator & co-editor of October, Yve-Alain Bois talks on non-composition & impersonality in 20th Century art. £8/6.50 concs*

Sat 4 & Sun 5 Nov, 11am–1pm & 2–4pm. Survival Strategies – Portfolio Review for Photographers Photographers showcase their work to curators, gallerists & publishers. To book email £10/5 concs*

Fri 10 Nov, 2-4pm Photojournalism & the East End Paul Lowe, Course Director, MA Photojournalism, LCC & Jenny Matthews, photojournalist discuss contemporary photojournalistic practice. £7/5 concs*

Sat 11 Nov, 11-5pm Representations of Flesh A symposium exploring the philosophy, writings & art of Bellmer & Klossowski in relation to sexuality, the erotic & the body. £8/6.50 concs*

Thurs 16 Nov, 7pm Stephen Gill – Alternative Arts photomonth Lecture The photographer talks about the evolution of his work & current projects. Gill’s work blurs the boundary between art & documentary. £5/3.50 concs*

Thurs 9 Nov, 7pm Local Affairs – The Third Wing Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, artist Alana Jelinek brings her satirical exploration of politics, big business & art as a democratic act. Come & group-think plans for the future of our democracy. Free
Sunday Sightlines – Free exhibition tours
Sun 1 Oct, 2.30pm with Martin McGeown & Simon Thompson, curators, Cabinet.
Sun 15 Oct with Jennifer Mundy, curator.
Sun 29 Oct with Gavin Parkinson, art historian.
Sun 12 Nov with Peter Webb, art historian leads a BSL interpreted tour.
No booking necessary. Free.

Thurs 19 Oct, 6pm, Whitechapel. Thurs 9 Nov, 6pm, Space, The Triangle.
Local Affairs – Peer Critique A free forum for presenting work & receiving critical feedback from a community of artists. Network with artists over a glass of wine. Free.


New Semantics
This series of three screenings presents the first public showing of brilliant new work by young contemporary artists alongside raely seen work by Cerith Wyn Evans & Joyce Weiland.

Thus 5 Oct, 7pm
Redmond Entwistle - Paterson – Lodz, 2006, c.60mins.
£5.50/3.50 concs*

Thurs 19 Oct, 7pm
James Richards - Untitled (Cinema Programme), 2006, c. 20mins.
Cerith Wyn Evans Selected early work
£5.50/3.50 concs*

Thurs 26 Oct, 7pm
Samuel Stevens - Sin Papeles, 2006, 16mm, 10mins.
Joyce Wieland 1933, 1967–8, 4mins.
Pierre Vallières, 1972, 30mins. Solidarity, 1973, 11mins
£5.50/3.50 concs*

Fri 1 Dec, 7pm & 9pm Throbbing Gristle – UK premiere Film documenting the band’s first live performance for more than 25years. It is part of a 7-disc retrospective box set. £5.50/3.50 concs*

Sat 23 Sep, Sat 21 Oct, Sat 18 Nov, 3pm Open Screenings. Forum for artist filmmakers to screen & discuss work with their peers. To participate email Free.

Late Nights

Late night openings at the Whitechapel are every Thursday until 9pm with free music, poetry & entry to Bellmer, Klossowski & The Vicious Circle.

Pulse - Live Music in the Café/Bar

Thurs 12 Oct, 7pm Dexter Bentley + Horses Brawl Unhip-pop blues & folk songs with booming vocals, harmoniums & toy accordions plus music with roots in traditional folk. Free

Thurs 19 Oct, 7pm sub rosa Soaring vocal harmonies with rich guitar backing. Free

Thurs 9 Nov, 7pm Sjaak Van Der Bent + Mikhail Karikis Dutch ‘Zang Meester’ plus a sonic explorer, producing innovative electronica with folk & baroque influences. Free

Into Words - Live Poetry in the Café/Bar

Thurs 5 Oct, 7pm Apples & Snakes presents – Exposed David J, Claire Williamson, Stickman, Yusra Warsama & PolarBear perform. Featuring guest poet Byron Vincent. Free.

Thurs 26 Oct, 7pm Stand Up Poetry With Brendan McLeod delivering touching, funny verse at high speed & Luke Wright performing, Luke Wright, Poet Laureate. Plus open mic. Free.

Thurs 2 Nov, 7pm Stand Up Poetry Tim Clare performs filthy satirical verse Nathan Filer makes waves in spoken word. Plus open mic. Free.

Thurs 16 Nov, 7pm Stand Up Poetry - Aisle16 Scratch Night The boys present new work, derived from their seven-day tour of the UK’s Motorway service stations. Free.

Late Night Fridays - Adventures in music, performance and art

Friday 6 October Highlife! The best of Ghanaian highlife old and new with Jessica Antwi-Bosiako’s photographs. £5/4 concessions

Fri 13 Oct Long After Tonight is all Over Celebrating the British passion for American soul music. £5/4 concessions

Fri 20 Oct Where The Wild Things Are: Episode 2 A night of mayhem with hotly tipped female musicians. £5/4 concessions

Fri 27 Oct A Small Heard Of Instruments 3: Drowning in Fake Blood Celebrate Halloween with live music, scary films and freakiness. £5/4 concessions

Fri 3 November Shanty House Global urban music from Jamaican and Deep South Crunk hip-hop to London grime. £5/4 concessions

Fri 10 Nov Greedy Magpie Hunting for filmmakers, musicians, performers. £5/4 concessions

Fri 17 Nov The Wormhole Saloon Surround sound, live performance, installations and a plug n play room. £5/4 concessions

Fri 24 November Fulborne Teversham Extraordinary jazz punk outfit featuring Polar Bears’ Seb Rochford and Victoria Yeulet & Benjamin Prosser. £5/4 concessions

Full details and book at

Visitor information
80 – 82 Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX
Tube: Aldgate East
Tel +44 (0)20 7522 7888

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