Friday, 19 March 2010

Arts Mailout 19.03.10

Carsten Nicolai at Siobhan Davies space 17-19 March exhibition until 11 April events prices vary exhibition free
Multimedia artist Carsten curates performances and talks over next couple days, but also has a light piece on the outside of the building until April

Flatpack Festival Birmingham 23-28 March prices vary
Looks interesting, including an installation of customised mannequins and a nice looking music documentary series

Fashion Easter at Bistrotheque starts 1 April Free on the Thursday, prices vary after
Get a free poster on the Thursday. Former Selfridgette and 'Jeanette's' proprieter Jeanette amongst the DJs. Spins out into a whole weekend of events including a screening of 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?' on the Sunday

Crash at Gagosian gallery Kings Cross until April 1 Free
I haven't mentioned this before, but looks good, a group show based on the writing of JG Ballard who wrote Crash amongst many other things - prepare to be alienated and appalled.

Florian Hecker at Chisenhale Gallery
Bethnal Green until 28 March Free
Came to this one late too but still on for a couple weeks - sound installation art.

Nathaniel Rackowe at Delfina Foundation
SW1 private view 25 March then exhibition until 23 April Free
Work arising out of a residency he has just completed in Beirut.

Liberty for Target on sale online now, in store from 29 March
Hilariously 9% of New Yorkers are 'furious' about this launch on the nbc blog website...2% are 'sad'

A Concise History of Dress
Blythe House 28 April - 27 June £12.50/£10
This looks amazing - a trip through the archives - organised by Judith Clarke - inspiring fashion lecturer/curator type

Mat Collishaw Talk at the BFI South Bank 13 April £5
Talking about current work Retrospectre on display at the BFI until May

Record Store Day 17 April
events on at Rough Trade and probably at any large-ish independent record store you can think of...

Sit Down - Seating for Kids at the Museum of Childhood Bethnal Green until 5 September Free
Awesome - over 70 examples of seating for kids!

Brit Insurance Designs of the Year at the Design Museum until 31 October £6 reduced price until 31 March
Great show of all the best design from the past year from lots of different disciplines.

Anthony Gormley's Flare II St Paul's Cathedral until late 2010 £12.50
Look at that staircase!

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