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11 events matching the search term Late Shift

BSL Gallery Tour: Akram Zaatari

BSL Gallery Tour: Akram Zaatari

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
27 April 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Discover Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari’s selection from photographer Hashem el Madani’s archive from 1950s Lebanon.

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Late Shift
4 May 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free ticket required. Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Resident artist Sadie Lee is joined by her special guest, author Alan Hollinghurst, as they discuss works in the Gallery’s Collection which have a personal resonance.

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

A part of Late Shift
11 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Novelist and cultural critic Diran Adebayo, poet and novelist John Burnside, novelist Jay Griffiths and international teacher and director of theatre John Wright discuss how masks can both hide and reveal. This event will be British Sign Language interpreted.

 

Gallery Tour: Photo London: A Century of Photography

Gallery Tour: Photo London: A Century of Photography

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
18 May 2017, 18:00
Meet in Room 29, Floor 1
Free

Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, leads this tour of A Century of Photography, 1840-1940 which features works by internationally renowned makers such as Edward Weston, Frederick Evans, Cecil Beaton and Madame Yevonde.

In Conversation: Photo London: Newsha Tavakolian

In Conversation: Photo London: Newsha Tavakolian

A part of Late Shift
18 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Newsha Tavakolian (born 1981, Tehran) talks about her life and work with curator, writer and critic Vali Mahlouji. In partnership with Photo London.

Gallery Tour: Photo London: Before we were Men

Gallery Tour: Photo London: Before we were Men

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 18:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Photographer David Gwinnutt leads a tour of his display which chronicles the 1980s London art and club scene of Leigh Bowery, Derek Jarman, Ossie Clark and Gilbert and George. Gwinnutt photographed directors, writers, designers and artists who together formed a vibrant and influential underground gay culture. 

In Conversation: Photo London: William Klein

In Conversation: Photo London: William Klein

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The acclaimed painter, photographer and filmmaker William Klein talks to writer, curator and artist David Campany about his life and work over the last sixty five years. Newly revealed fashion works from the 1960s will be shown and discussed, along with unseen images taken in London and the UK. 

In partnership with Photo London.

In Conversation: Photo London: Gregory Crewdson

In Conversation: Photo London: Gregory Crewdson

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
20 May 2017, 16:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances Gregory Crewdson is unable to attend, so unfortunately the event has been cancelled. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.

Performance: A Search For Perfection - Alexander Pope

Performance: A Search For Perfection - Alexander Pope

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 19:00
Please check signage on the day
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Award winning blind storyteller Giles Abbott weaves the complexities of celebrated poet and savage satirist Alexander Pope’s life into a story of his art, his ambitions, his feuds with friends and literary rivals, exploring the conflicts both around and within this extraordinary man.

In partnership with Pope’s Grotto Preservation Trust.

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures||LGBTQI
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

John Wilson leads a tour of a display which features portraits accompanied by quotations from the sitters discussing their own experience of ‘coming out’. Led in BSL.

Gallery Tour: London History Day

Gallery Tour: London History Day

  • Talks and Lectures

31 May 2017, 15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join us as we celebrate the first ever London History Day, organised by Historic England. Take part in curator-led Gallery talks as we highlight portraits of great Londoners. London History day is held on the day Big Ben first started keeping time. We’re joining museums and galleries across London to mark the people and places that have contributed to the city’s unique identity.