Exhibitions

Belfry exhibition: FOOTFALL 1826-2018 by ALEX MCHALLAM, 6-9 December

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Belfry exhibition: FOOTFALL 1826-2018 by ALEX MCHALLAM, 6-9 December

Reflections on the life of a building. Private View 6 December 6-9pm 7, 8, 9, December 12-5pm (or by prior appointment) Alex McHallam writes: My work reflects my interest in history and is a place where the past and present meet.    I draw attention to the importance of heritage and question what should be saved for future generations and why. Footfall 1826-2018 is a body of work that reflects the changing face of St John on Bethnal Green as the wear and tear of nearly two centuries takes its toll on this Grade 1 listed building.  This work was made over the course of one year and...

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GENESIS –LIGHT–MAGIC, Belfry Exhibition, 1-18 November

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GENESIS –LIGHT–MAGIC, Belfry Exhibition, 1-18 November

Opening Event: 1 November, 6-9pm (Fat Man performance at 7.30pm) Friday 2, 9, 16 November, 12-6pm Saturday 3, 10, 17 November, 11am-6pm Sunday 4, 11 November, 12-4pm (Sunday 18 November by appointment) New works inspired by the historic Church of St John on Bethnal Green, a grade-one listed church designed by Sir John Soane. GENESIS. Kristina Pulejkova’s moving image work addresses the science fiction trope of terraforming in reverse. Laura Moreton-Griffiths collages facts and fictions around the Church’s patron, John the Apostle and originator of ‘In the beginning was the Word’....

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Belfry Exhibition – LightBox: Explorations in Glass, Light and other Phenomena

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Belfry Exhibition – LightBox: Explorations in Glass, Light and other Phenomena

A Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition Curated by New London Glass Open Thursday 7th June, 6-9pm and the following three weekends 1-5pm (9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th June 2018) In 1998 a group of artists organised a collective to put on a unique show at the Candid Arts Trust in Angel, Islington. What brought us together was a common interest in glass; working with the material and exploring its properties as a light transmitting substance in relation to the space surrounding it. Tired of the limitations of the gallery where our work would be labelled either “Art” or “Craft”,...

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Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

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Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

An interactive installation holding the mundane to reverence through faith-related sound. Opening Event: Thursday 1 March, 6 – 9pm Continuing on 2, 8, 9 March 6 – 8pm Artists: Ellen Davies, Thibaut Evrard, Eunmi Kim, Annabelle Randel, Olivia Sullivan, Hua Zhang Curated by Ronnie Deelen The ringing room becomes an interactive installation, providing the unique opportunity for its visitors to generate personal mantras to the everyday. It offers a space to stand still and reframe banal, worldly themes as celestial and of greater importance. Using the repetitive nature of the mantra...

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FROM SPANISH TOWN TO GLOBE TOWN – 2 November, 6.30-9pm

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FROM SPANISH TOWN TO GLOBE TOWN – 2 November, 6.30-9pm

Part of Black History Month. An audio-visual exhibition charting the life of local resident and congregation member Pearl Charles. Join us as we celebrate a journey of hope, change, achievement and strength, told in her voice and seen through her eyes. The contents of the exhibition will also be on display on 4 & 5 November. Opening times Saturday and Sunday: 12noon to 4pm Mother Pearl icon by Fr Regan O’Callaghan Tower Hamlets Black History Month events

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Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

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Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

Opening Night: Thursday 5 October, 6-9pm Then Weekdays 3-7pm, Weekends 12-7pm “Afterthoughts” is a collaboration between glass artist Celina Szelejewska-Pigulla and photographer and video artist Hektor Werios. Small fused and polished glass pieces are the common theme of both artists’ interpretations. Through different media they allow the observer to experience their intricate details, interplay with light, beauty as pieces of jewelry or as elements in fine art photography. For several years now Celina has been experimenting with combining screen-printing, painting and glass fusing....

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