‘exhibition’ Category

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

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

Blue View

Almost Bliss private view

CHELSEA space’s tinted windows succinctly announced the launch of our new show  Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue 

private view crowd

The show revolves around Derek Jarman’s notes for his seminal late work Blue and is part of Jarman2014 a year long cycle of events, exhibitions, and screenings to celebrate the life and work of Derek Jarman and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his premature death from AIDS … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Today! Adrian R Royston Goes Country – Live Music 1pm

Adrian R Royston

Today, Wednesday 11th December, at 1pm one half of arts duo boyleANDshaw will be performing under the moniker Adrian R Royston as part of a new film project The Long Road to Nashville, with a new set of songs in his guitar case. described by comedian Stewart Lee as “George Formby singing Hank Williams” he will be joined by the mellifluous vocals of Keeley Forsyth (aka The Scuttler). Expect dreamy warped country afternoon treat.

03.12.13 A Strike – 04.12.13 A Talk

Strike 03.12.13

Because of the strike action organized by the UNISON, UCU and Unite unions it will not be possible for CHELSEA space to open on 3rd December. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Letterpress

However, CHELSEA space will be open again tomorrow, Wednesday 4th December, as usual from 11am – 5pm.

Then from 6 – 7.30pm Wednesday 3rd December Nigel Bents, Lecturer in Graphic Design, Chelsea College of Arts, will … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

A Nashville Icon On The Road Again

Richard Wilson proposal drawing for 'Hang on a minute lads...' 2011

Our brilliant Richard Wilson exhibition No Formulas continues at CHELSEA space and we are eagerly awaiting Richard’s public talk with Jane Won, curator at the De la Warr Pavilion, on the 18th October (click here for details and booking info). Meanwhile we are busily working on our next exhibition Hatch Show Print: Nashville Calling 

Jason Brown at Hatch Show Print's old store on Nashville's Lower Broadway

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Richard Wilson’s No Formulas private view + 1513: A Ships’ Opera

Richard Wilson talks with Will Alsop and Don Grant at the No Formulas private view

This year's model: private view visitors with maquettes by Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson’s No Formulas opened with an excellent private view on Tuesday 17th September.

Lights, Steam-Action! Richard Wilson's epic 1513: A Ships' Opera on the River Thames

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Richard Wilson ‘A Ships’ Opera’ Tower Bridge Saturday 14th + ‘No Formulas’ private view CHELSEA space Tuesday 17th

Richard Wilson sketch for a Ships' Opera

This has been an incredibly busy period for the artist Richard Wilson culminating in 1513 A Ships’ Opera on the River Thames and the exhibition No Formulas at CHELSEA space
The Thames Festival documentation says “1513 A Ships’ Opera is a spectacular night-time, water-borne performance for the 2013 Mayor’s Thames Festival, staged by an armada of historic vessels from the age of sail, steam and diesel. A live, moving operatic concerto of ships’ whistles, bells, horns, sirens and cannon-fire will recreate the … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Sounds and Smells, Naff Graphics, A Bus on a Roof, and A Former London Cab Driver in Texas

Oswaldo Maciá's Library of Cynicism at CHELSEA space

An assault on the senses this week as Oswaldo Maciá opened his new audio-olfactory work  The Library of Cynicism at CHELSEA space.

Stop Making Sense: A visitor examines one of Oswaldo Maciá's smell tanks

This spatial installation made especially for CHELSEA space incorporates sound and smell and encourages a heightened sensory perception in encounters with art and ideas. Oswaldo has also been showing this week in the Modern … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Jazz Folk Blues at CHELSEA space

Dobells shop sign. Photo: Museum of London

CHELSEA space has been keeping relatively quiet as we prepared for our new show but the silence will soon to be broken with what promises to be a lively private view for Dobells … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here