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Open Studio event at Gasworks, 2012

FRIDAY 28 JUNE, 6-9PM & SATURDAY 29 JUNE 12-6pm

Current residency artists Marianna Christofides, Youngmi Chun, Alexandra Ferreira and Bettina Wind, Marcius Galan and Shreyas Karle conclude their residencies by opening their studios to the public, giving visitors a unique opportunity to meet the artists and explore the work they have produced during their time in London.

For the duration of the Open Studio Weekend, Gasworks has teamed up with Studio Voltaire who are also hosting Open Studios. A number of events including guided tours, talks, live events and special exhibitions will take place at both venues over the two days, with events on the Friday also coinciding with SLAM Last Fridays, a late night opening of over 90 galleries in South London.


EVENTS HAPPENING OVER THE OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND:


OPEN STUDIO TOUR
FRIDAY 28 JUNE
6.30pm

Residencies Programmer Rowan Geddis leads an informal tour of the residency artists' studios, introducing the projects developed during the artists' time at Gasworks.

PERFORMANCE: Off the Record
FRIDAY 28 JUNE
7.30pm

Taking Brazilian musicians Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso’s stay in London in 1969 as a starting point, Alexandra Ferreira and Bettina Wind present a performance that evokes an imaginary walk taken by the musicians.


OPEN STUDIO AFTERPARTY
FRIDAY 28 JUNE
From 9pm

VENUE: STUDIO VOLTAIRE, 1A NELSON'S ROW. SW4 7JR.

An after party will be held at Studio Voltaire featuring Gasworks' studio artist Anthea Hamilton as guest DJ.

TALK: RE-INTRODUCING THE INTRODUCTION
GUESTS TBC

SATURDAY 29 JUNE
4.30pm

Gasworks' artist-in-residence Shreyas Karle presents his research into the Basic Design Movement and looks at how it influenced both the British and Indian art education systems of the 1950s and 1960s.

All events are free.


Please check back here for further details on events happening over the weekend.