A Busy, Happy Ending to 2015: recent news and a round up of the year

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space - stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space – stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void (2009)

It has been another great year for CHELSEA space, thank you to everyone  who has exhibited, visited, participated or contributed, we are grateful for your … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Ten and a half and still going strong

CHELSEA space #61 -  Leslie Foxcroft: 'Corners'

CHELSEA space #61 – Leslie Foxcroft: ‘Corners’

Our 61st exhibition, Leslie Foxcroft: Corners, is now in its final week. This elegantly poised minimal installation helps us reflect not only on the excellent work of this highly respected artist but also on the architecture that it inhabits.

Leslie Foxcroft

Leslie Foxcroft ‘Defining’ 2015

The material language of MDF, screws and washers is unembellished and clear and Foxcroft’s title – Corners – is equally … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Thank You – CHELSEA space is 10 Years Old.

 

Hana Noorali, Bruce McLean and Lynton Talbot installing ‘Act 1′ of our 5th year anniversary celebrations ‘Should I Stay Or Sould I Go’ in 2010

Hana Noorali, Bruce McLean and Lynton Talbot installing ‘Act 1′ of our 5th year anniversary celebrations ‘Should I Stay Or Sould I Go’ in 2010

On March 4th 2005 we opened our doors for the private view of an exhibition by Gary Woodley. It was our first show and we are now 10 years old!

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We are all at sea

Members of Chelsea's MA Curating and Collections course assisting Clive Phillpot installing In Peril On The Sea.

Members of Chelsea’s MA Curating and Collections course assisting Clive Phillpot installing In Peril On The Sea.

In Peril On The Seas private view seen from outside

In Peril On The Sea private view seen from outside

After all of the work preparing and installing, Clive Phillpot and his curatorial assistants from Chelsea College of Arts’ MA Curating and Collections settled back and … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Hello 2015 and a sad farewell to some good friends

Benedict Drew Dyslexic Shanty

poster for Benedict Drew’s Dyslexic Shanty

Benedict Drew Performing Dyslexic Shanty in the Triangle Space at Chelsea

Benedict Drew performing Dyslexic Shanty at the Triangle Space at Chelsea

2014 ended for CHELSEA space with the popular exhibition Bob Cobbing:Bill Jubobe and a spectacular finale in the form of an especially commissioned performance by Benedict Drew on Thursday 18th December.

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A Private View and a Parade

Private View for Bob Cobbing: Bill Jubobe at CHELSEA space

Private View for Bob Cobbing: Bill Jubobe at CHELSEA space

It has been another busy few weeks at CHELSEA space and we were delighted to host the private view for Bob Cobbing: Bill Jubobe on Tuesday 18th November.

curator and archivist Karen di Franco with musician and writer David Toop

curator and archivist Karen Di Franco with musician and writer David Toop

The exhibition was co-ordinated by CHELSEA space Programme … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

A New Era: reflections on the summer, a new exhibition and the start of MA Curating and Collections

David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the 'A Good Design?' exhibition

collections manager David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the new CHELSEA space exhibition ‘A Good Design?’

Instead of a quiet summer the period following the exhibition Markets featuring Charlotte Prodger and The Block was extremely busy and very productive.

installation view of Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy at Flat-Time House installation view of ‘Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy’ … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Roger Ackling 1947 – 2014

Roger Ackling at CHELSEA space in 2011

Roger Ackling at CHELSEA space in 2011

CHELSEA space was very sad to hear that the artist Roger Ackling passed away on Thursday 5th June 2014.

Roger Ackling installing his show at CHELSEA space

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Roger made a very memorable solo exhibition at CHELSEA space in 2011 entitled  Down To Earth 

Roger Ackling installing 'Down To Earth'

Down To Earth

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The end of our blue period, a wedding in Zagreb, and a private view for Grenville Davey

Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon, in CHELSEA space's Almost Bliss installation

Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon, in CHELSEA space’s Almost Bliss installation

Our show Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue finally came to an end, the blue vinyl was removed from the windows and the strange effects of the blue gels vanished in the daylight. The commemorations of the life and work of the late Derek Jarman continue throughout the year with international film screenings and exhibitions but the finale of the London season of events marking the 20th anniversary … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Derek Jarman Valentine’s Study Day

Study Day poster including image of Derek Jarman's painting 'Avebury Series no 4' 1973 from Northampton Museums and Art Gallery

Our exhibition Almost Bliss: Notes On Derek Jarman’s Blue has been very well received and our  Jarman Study Day on 14th February was a big success.

Neil Tennant, Karen Di Franco, and Phillip Hoare at the Derek Jarman Study Day

Consisting of a diverse range of talks, screenings, performances, and panel discussions the … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here