‘The Darkness’ – Opening Night 1 November, 6pm – 9pm

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‘The Darkness’ – Opening Night    1 November, 6pm – 9pm

A show about the relationships between light and darkness, mechanisms, cameras and lenses.

Exhibition open 1 November to 30 November
Thursdays and Fridays: 6pm to 8pm
Saturdays: 12noon to 5pm 


We are pleased to welcome Pedro Pires to the Belfry at St John on Bethnal Green.

Pedro is a Portuguese artist based in London who has taken inspiration for his solo exhibition from the following text by Gonçalo M. Tavares:

“If there was an electricity to make the dark appear, just as there is an electricity to make light appear, the number of possibilities would double, but it would also double the monthly bill. …To give the deserved importance to the darkness, it should be a necessary act to switch it on. One only gives importance to what has a cost: switching on the darkness and paying for it, it is urgent,” thought Mr. Juarroz, just a second before bumping his knee against a table. “Who turned the light off?” Yelled an irritated, Mr. Juarroz.

M. Tavares, Gonçalo (2004), O Senhor Juarroz, Caminho, Lisbon.