Testing Ground: Masterclass - talk by Ben Rivers at the Zabludowicz Collection
The Zabludowicz Collection's Testing Ground: Master Class invites leading international artists to share their expertise with a small group of emerging artists from around the country over a week long intensive, led by artist Doug Fishbone.
On the 4th February at 6.30pm two short works by Rivers, SACK BARROW (2011) and A WORLD RATTLED OF HABIT (2008) will be screened followed by the artist's talk at 7pm.
Visit the Zabludowicz Collection shop to book this lecture at £7 including free drinks here or 4 lectures for £20 here.
176 Prince of Wales Road
London NW5 3PT
Image: Ben Rivers, Slow Action (2010) courtesy the artist and LUX, London.
Des Hughes at Ancient & Modern
“A finger had poked its way out of the drain-hole in the basin. A human finger. For a moment it froze, as if aware it had been discovered. Then it began to move again, feeling its wormlike way around the pink porcelain.”1
The Black Friar is a new short film work by Frances Scott presented as part of the group exhibition Every Bird Brings a Different Melody to the Garden, curated by Amy Botfield and Robert Dowling.
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.Read More