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Gasworks is a contemporary arts organisation in South London housing 12 artists' studios and presenting a programme of exhibitions, residencies, international fellowships and educational projects. Gasworks focuses on visual arts practice, working discursively with emerging UK-based and international artists towards the development of their work. Through its programme, Gasworks aims to contribute to the dissemination of contemporary arts practice to a wider audience. Gasworks is part of the Triangle Arts Trust's international network of artists and organisations.

Venue Type:

Artist studio or collective, Gallery

Opening hours

Wed-Sun 12-6pm or by appointment

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Design, Film and Media, Fine Art, Photography

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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[0] ↔ AiS&SiA

  • 24 June 2017 From 2pm

2pm, free to attend, no booking required.

As part of his current residency at Gasworks, Aleš Čermák presents [0] ↔ AiS&SiA, a new work featuring performance, video and sound. Based around his recently published essay of the same name, [0] ↔ AiS&SiA considers the weaponization of commercially available drones by both the military and non-professionals, and how this affects our understanding of modern warfare.

Invisible movements → apparitions inserted into the myriads of industrial products → flowing one over the other. Magical captivity needs no weapons → it usurps → it binds, impeding each contest.

The twenty-first century is turning out to be a unique mixture of incompetence and brilliance → of state-of-the-art technology and primitivism → of softness and brutality. The twenty-first century is a landscape of swords and magic. The world has become coarse, ignorant, and at the same time wonderfully sophisticated → intelligent. All of this can coexist.


Written & Concept by Aleš Čermák
Performed by Jindřiška Křivánková
Sound design & Composition by Matouš Hejl

This event is part of the Summer Open Studios 2017.

This event and Aleš Cermák's residency are supported by Czech Centre, London and Arts Institute, Prague.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://www.gasworks.org.uk/events/aissia-2017-06-24/

springopenstudios2017

Summer Open Studios

  • 24 June 2017 12-6pm

Drop by and get to know the visiting artists at this free event offering London audiences a unique opportunity to see, hear about and discuss the research and work-in-progress that the artists' have been developing over the past three months.

Claudia Pagès (Spain), Aleš Čermák (Czech Republic), Ieva Kraule (Latvia), Minja Gu (South Korea).

Open Studios 12-6pm
Artist Talks 4pm

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Free

Website

https://www.gasworks.org.uk/events/summer-open-studios-2017-06-24/

Gasworks
155 Vauxhall Street
London
Greater London
SE11 5RH
England

Website

www.gasworks.org.uk

E-mail

info@gasworks.org.uk

Telephone

(0)20 7587 5202

Fax

020 7582 0159

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