Siobhan Davies Studios

Siobhan Davies Studios
85 St. George's Road
London
Greater London
SE1 6ER
England

Website

www.siobhandavies.com

E-mail

General enquiries

info@siobhandavies.com

Telephone

020 7091 9650

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Siobhan Davies Dance is one of the country’s most outstanding and innovative dance companies and choreographer Siobhan Davies advocates for the wider recognition of dance as a significant and extraordinary art form. The Company’s RIBA award-winning building, Siobhan Davies Studios in Southwark, South London, provides a local, national and international resource for learning about movement and dance, and a meeting ground to discuss new ideas. It presents a varied programme of events, performances, talks, artists’ sharings and visual art exhibitions.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Mon - Thurs, 9.00 - 22.00
Fri - Sat, 10.00 - 17.00
Sun, 9.00 - 20.00

Admission charges

Free

Additional info

Our kitchen is available for public use.

We also have two public computers with free internet access.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Film stills by Christian Kerrigan

Christian Kerrigan: First to bloom, Last to leave - part 2

  • 3 October — 14 December 2014 *on now

Private View: 2 Oct 6.30–8.30pm

Opening times:
Monday–Thursday, 10am–8pm
Friday–Saturday, 10am–5pm
Sunday, 10am–8pm

Using live CCTV recordings from the past six months of the Linden tree growing outside Siobhan Davies Studios, Kerrigan reflects on the development of the tree’s lifecycle, from the sparse branches in winter to the dense, leafy foliage in the summer months.

Mixing the recordings with computer game software, Kerrigan creates interactive film footage for the viewer to explore. A single tree branch captured within London's busy environment initiates a story of light, pollution, microclimate, transport and migrating wildlife.

The footage sits alongside Kerrigan’s large-scale sculptures which play with processes shared by nature and technology and chart the progress of the seasons from spring through to autumn.

This exhibition is part of Human-Nature, a programme of exhibitions and events exploring the interdependent relationship between people and plants.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.siobhandavies.com/whats-on/exhibitions/first-bloom-last-leave-part-2/

Image by Daniel Lobb

Daniel Lobb | As above, so below

  • 5 March — 9 September 2015

Landscape designer and sculptor Daniel Lobb creates a large-scale installation and internal water cycle which extracts the humidity generated from the sweat and breath of dancers in the Studios to sustain plant colonies within a suspended copper rill.

Free entry
Exhibition dates: 15 May – 21 September
Artist in Conversation: 30 May, 7pm
Exhibition Tour: 17 June, 2pm-3pm

This exhibition is part of Human-Nature: art, horticulture & choreography across the growing season, a new year-long series of exhibitions, talks, workshops and performances produced by Siobhan Davies Dance exploring the dynamics of the relationship between people and plants.

http://www.siobhandavies.com/works/human-nature/

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

To book for the exhibition tour and the artist talk, please call 020 7091 9650.

Website

http://www.siobhandavies.com/works/human-nature/

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.
Manual Performance

MANUAL: CHOREOGRAPHY AND THE EVERYDAY

  • 3 November 2014 1:30-4pm

MON 3 NOV 2014, 6.30PM
Swedenborg Hall
20 Bloomsbury Way
London WCIA 2TH

Manual, choreographed by Siobhan Davies with dance artist Helka Kaski, is followed by a discussion with neurophysiologist Jonathan Cole about the extraordinary complexity of our everyday actions, inviting comparison to the power of visual artists to interrupt our habitual behaviour.

Manual draws attention to simple movements, meticulously dismantling their timing and order to encourage us to notice how we orchestrate actions.

This event is cutated by Artangel. Artangel commissions and produces exceptional projects by outstanding contemporary artists. Their latest project Plot, by Brazilian artist José Damasceno, is a series of sculptural interventions throughout Holborn Library.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

£7 / 5

Website

http://www.artangel.org.uk/what_s_on

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