A First Look At The 6a-Designed South London Gallery Fire Station Annexe

South London Gallery’s newly opened Fire Station annexe, designed by 6a architects, has enabled the institution to expand its internationally acclaimed contemporary exhibitions, education and events programmes, furthering its reputation for bringing new work by established and lesser known artists to an area of London with a fascinating local history. Originally built in 1867, London’s…

This New Show Questions The Traditions Of Clay As A Medium

Presented as a sculptural installation at Cob Gallery, Paloma Proudfoot’s debut UK solo exhibition, The Detachable Head Serves as a Cup, running until 29 September, features a new series of ceramic works, many of which were created in direct response to the artist’s encounters whilst on the Thun Ceramic Residency in Italy. Proudfoot’s eloquent, enigmatic…

This Poetry Reading & Live Exchange At The ICA Explores A Women’s Socialist Revolution In Northern Syria

A women’s revolution is taking place in Rojava, a self-governed region located in Northern Syria, bringing about a new bottom-up, stateless and democratic political model referred to as democratic confederalism. Groups of women are leading systems of communal social life involving councils, parties, cooperatives, academies and defence units, to structure society according to anti-sexist and…

What To Expect From AFROPUNK’s Brixton Takeover

From 1-8 September, AFROPUNK, presently helmed by Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper, will take over a number of south London’s arts and culture venues, drawing on the area’s rich and diverse history. Thoughtful curation sees a busy programme of art exhibitions, talks, live music, DJs, film screenings and more hosted across The Ritzy, Pop Brixton,…

Inside ‘Eckhaus Latta: Possessed’ At The Whitney

Nearly two decades since New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art hosted its last fashion focussed exhibition, the institution has opened its ground-floor John R. Eckel, Jr. Gallery to Eckhaus Latta: Possessed, an immersive installation by fashion designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta. On view until 8 October, the duo’s first solo exhibition explores themes of desire,…

Austrian Medi-Spa Lanserhof Comes To Mayfair’s The Arts Club

Austrian medi-spa Lanserhof, a leader in regenerative and preventive medicine in Europe, will soon arrive in the UK to launch an outpost in the former Dover Street Market building located directly opposite The Arts Club, with plans to open in early 2019. Dr Christian Harisch, CEO of the Lanserhof group commented: “Lanserhof has a long-standing…

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