New project opening Sept 2014

Telephone

Wooden K2 Telephone Kiosk, Burlington House entranceway, Piccadilly W1J 0BD

19th September 2014 - 3rd May 2015.

A unique wooden prototype of the K2 telephone kiosk is the site for a series of new Measure commissions launching in September 2014, co-curated by Poppy Bowers.

The historic structure located under the entrance arch to Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly will host a series of new sound works played through the telephone handset, repopulating this often overlooked place with unexpected sounds and narratives for passers-by. Presented in sequence over eight months, Holly Pester, Aura Satz, Dan Scott and Lawrence Abu Hamdan will probe the cultural role of the public telephone kiosk, its architectural design and its relevance as a site for solitary, private conversation within a bustling central London setting.

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Featured exhibition

Duncan Whitley, Writing of Stones.

Writing of Stones is a site-specific sound work by Duncan Whitley, created for St. George's Church on Reforne. The artist's haunting installation resonates within the fabric of the church - built in the mid-eighteenth century of Portland stone - occupying its pews, galleries and nave with the ethereal and elusive medium of sound.

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Featured project

Frances Scott - 'Another way of reading'. A research residency at Swiss Cottage Library.

31st March - 11 May 2014

Another way of reading is a six week research residency at Swiss Cottage Library, and partnership between the Zabludowicz Collection and London Borough of Camden.

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Exhibition archive

Thems Please, Des Hughes.

Installed in the old newsagent A. E. Barrow on Chatsworth Road in Hackney the exhibition offers a unique glimpse at the interior of an old Victorian shop. The sculptures themselves merge into the fabric of the shop blurring fact and fiction together to create an alternative version of a lost reality; a surreal and often comic commentary on the monotony of the everyday.

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