Posts Tagged ‘Chris Dercon’

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

Stuart Comer & James Mackay talk about The Early Films of Derek Jarman + news on Nicky Carvell, Florian Roithmayr, Kit Craig, & Alice Channer

Derek Jarman 'A journey To Avebury' 1971 Super 8 Film

CHELSEA space and the CCW Graduate School hosted an excellent talk by Tate Modern Curator of Film  Stuart Comer and film producer James Mackay on the Early Films of Derek Jarman (1942-1994).

James Mackay and Stuart Comer talking Derek Jarman in the Lecture Theatre at Chelsea College of Art & Design

The discussion will be published as part of a series … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

From Leckey to Lynda

Mark Leckey gets 'Touchy Feely' at Chelsea

A week is a long time at CHELSEA space and once again we have been packing in some great events. We broke off from installing our new show to host an excellent lecture by Mark Leckey entitled ‘Touchy Feely’. Mark is currently busy working in the studio and was very generous in coming to talk with us and candid in sharing his ideas, even showing us his work in progress – a film portrait of an immaculate chrome … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Neue Slowenische Kunst ends at CHELSEA space

Ivan Novak speaks for Laibach in 'A Film From Slovenia' at CHELSEA space

After five very interesting and eventful weeks Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992 comes to an end at CHELSEA space. Our show was the opening section of a London-wide co-operation between Tate Modern, Calvert22 and CHELSEA space; the events have kept rolling and the people kept coming.

Dragan Zivadinov with Donald Smith at CHELSEA space

We were delighted  … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Private View Launches Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992

Neue Slowenische Kunst private view

Over two hundred people turned out for the private view of Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 -1992 at CHELSEA space on Tuesday 20th March.

curator Michele Drascek with Director of Tate Modern Chris Dercon and CHELSEA space Director Donald Smith

One of the first to arrive was Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern where there will be a symposium and a Laibach  concert in the Turbine Hall … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Open the show first, then do the rehearsals

Peter Downsbrough (left) with Director of Tate Modern Chris Dercon at CHELSEA space

After the hugely successful and enjoyable opening for Peter Downsbrough’s AND HERE + A PLACE TO BE,  the crowds have cleared and his brilliant installation awaits the dance rehearsals choreographed by curator Anna Manubens with Aurea Romero.

Peter Downsbrough AND HERE at CHELSEA space

The choreographed rehearsals made in response to Downsbrough’s installation will take place from 1-4pm every Thursday … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here