Posts Tagged ‘Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992’

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

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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Red White And Blue All Over

Brad Faine (left) and Steve Thomas (right)

Red White and Blue is not the only show in town and some of the artists can also be seen elsewhere at present: Steve Thomas is currently exhibiting at Chelsea Futurespace in PRINTS ‘R’ US  with Brad Faine.  Their prints inspired by pop-culture, graphics, and British and American Pop Art are full of colour, puns, wit and irony; the show at Chelsea Futurespace runs until 27th January 2013.  Steve also featured in CHELSEA space … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Pil and Galia Kollectiv, Max Clendinning, Stephen Willats

Pil and Galia with a projection of their multi-media work Asparagus: A Horticultural Ballet

There may have been a holiday coming but the lead up was a busy and interesting time for CHELSEA space. First was the excellent talk  Against Human Nature by Pil and Galia Kollectiv . Pil and Galia, like Neue Slowenische Kunst,  are a ‘Retro-garde’ collaborative practice who use the discourses of Modernism to consider contemporary issues in politics and art. In this excellent talk they looked at consumerism, the 2011 … 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

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IRWIN visit CHELSEA space

IRWIN's Miran Mohar in conversation with the Director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, at CHELSEA space

After Miran Mohar came from Ljubljana for the private view of Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 – 1992 we were delighted this week that other members of IRWIN came to CHELSEA space to meet us and view the exhibition.

Dusan Mandic (IRWIN), Haris Hararis (NSK archivist), Roman Urjanek (IRWIN) photo: Manca Bajec

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Neue Slowenische Kunst, Clyde Hopkins, Peter Fillingham, Roger Ackling, and Peter Downsbrough

New Collectivism 'Baptism Under Triglav'

Our exhibition Neue Slowenische Kunst has kicked off a season of activity around NSK and we are now looking forward to IRWIN – Time For a New State and NSK Folk Art at Calvert 22 and the symposium and Laibach concert at Tate Modern.

Clyde Hopkins 'Fiveacre'

Meanwhile, Clyde Hopkins’ exhibition of wonderfully hallucinogenic  paintings at our sister gallery Chelsea Futurespace  has been extended and … 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

Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 – 1992 Opens This Week

Laibach advertisement for launch of the single Life is Life

After much anticipation on Tuesday 20th March CHELSEA space opens the exhibition Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 – 1992.

Theatre of the Sisters of Scipion Nasice

The show concerns the activities of the radical Slovenian art collective later known as NSK who are widely considered the last true avant-garde of the 20th century.

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Susan Forsyth exhibition and talk + Sir Terence Conran, Patrick Caulfield, and our ideal home

Neue Slowenische Kunst posters and photographs ready to install

Our good friend Michele Drascek arrived from Ljubljana with the rest of the archive for our next show Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992 and now the installation begins in earnest.

Road works: Susan Forsyth's exhibition on the Old Brompton Road

Meanwhile artist and former CHELSEA space Assistant Susan Forsyth is stopping the traffic with her brilliant new exhibition Goldplay at the Royal Society … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here