Posts Tagged ‘Lisa Le Feuvre’

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

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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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

Peter Downsbrough and the Shamberg Turtle + Shelagh Cluett and Lloyd Johnson via Tom Waits

invitation to a Turtle

This week there was a poetry and sound event at the Hardy Tree Gallery as part of the latest Michael Shamberg ‘Turtle’.

The very first ‘Turtle’ exhibition and series of events was Turtle: An Anarchic Salon at CHELSEA space in the summer of 2006. The project came about after the film maker Michael H Shamberg, who was well known for his work with the band New Order, had become ill with the debilitating Mitochondrial disease. The turtle had become a symbol … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Olga Casablancas & Syd Shelton – interviews at a private view and images of two Jubilees

Olga Casablancas AKA Olga FM

Sometime CHELSEA space Assistant, brilliant individual, and music obsessive Olga Casablancas is pursuing an MA in Radio Studies at Goldsmiths and she has presented, edited, and produced a selection of interviews with visitors at the private view of Lloyd Johnson: The Modern Outfitter. Listen to Olga’s Modern Outfitter interviews and her other recent audio pieces at her Sound Cloud site.

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Lloyd Johnson Pulls a Crowd

Johnsons Fans gather outside of CHELSEA space

The Lloyd Johnson private view at CHELSEA space was a huge success and friends, fans and collectors came from all over the world to celebrate Lloyd and revisit his brilliant designs.

Lloyd Johnson greets writer and curator Paul Gorman

The big question was what to wear, some people dusted down their Johnsons and La Rocka gear whilst Lloyd, ever the mod/Ivy leaguer, wore a three … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Peter Downsbrough, Bill Beckley, Matthew Higgs, Lynda Morris, and the original white columns of 112 Greene Street

Peter Downsbrough watches Aurea Romero during filming at CHELSEA space

The final two days of Peter Downsbrough’s show were taken up with filming Aurea Romero’s rehearsals as part of the larger AND HERE + A PLACE TO BE project curated by Anna Manubens. Visitors were encouraged to enter the main space and witness the filming process standing alongside Peter Downsbrough and Curator/Choreographer Anna Manubens.

Peter Downsbrough and Anna Manubens oversee filming at CHELSEA space

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Last rehearsals Friday 9th and Saturday 10th. And in other news…Cally Spooner, Shelagh Cluett, Barney Bubbles, and Carol Tulloch.

Aurea Romero continues to deepen her relationship with Peter Downsbrough's installation during rehearsals at CHELSEA space

It is the last week of Peter Downsbrough’s AND HERE at CHELSEA space and Aurea Romero’s movement in the installation, choreographed in collaboration with Anna Manubens, will culminate in two full days of rehearsals on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of December.

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Peter Downsbrough and Kaatje Cusse will be coming in from Belgium and Anna … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Goldhawks and Garden Forks – Roger Ackling gets down to business for Down To Earth

Roger Ackling at CHELSEA space

Roger Ackling turned up early at CHELSEA space sporting his favourite Goldhawks T-Shirt, full of energy and looking forward to installing his work.

Roger Ackling's work laid out at CHELSEA space ready for him to install

Roger had asked that we unwrap and lay out  the individual works in advance so that he could begin the process of placement and installation as soon as he arrived

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Hubris – Nil / Humility – 1

Avalanche 1970 - 1976 curated by Lisa Le Feuvre. invitation card

Director Donald Smith has designed the exhibition programme so that it would be divided between the shows that he curates and those by invited curators working on new projects made especially for CHELSEA space. This invitation  to particular curators is an exploration of curatorial practice, to examine different approaches and to encourage guest curators to be experimental and explicitly describe their process through the exhibition itself.

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