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 PortfolioReview@whitechapel.org
. £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.
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.
Thurs 19 Oct, 7pm
James Richards - Untitled (Cinema Programme), 2006, c. 20mins.
Cerith Wyn Evans Selected early work
Thurs 26 Oct, 7pm
Samuel Stevens - Sin Papeles, 2006, 16mm, 10mins.
Joyce Wieland 1933, 1967–8, 4mins.
Pierre Vallières, 1972, 30mins. Solidarity, 1973, 11mins
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 Film@whitechapel.org
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. GreedyMagpie@whitechapel.org
. £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 www.whitechapel.org
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