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The Art Events to visit this week from Art Map London

WEEK: 31st March – 6th of April

There are loads of art events such as private views, artists talks, and screenings happening around London, and often it is impossible to choose where to go and what to see. To help you with the choice Jenny Judova from Art Map London will be advising on what events seem worth attending during the week.

CGP London Café Gallery and CGP London Dilston Grove, 6:30-8:30 private view Mark Titchner solo show
CGP London has, for the very first time, commissioned a single artist to present works across it’s two venues. Mark Titchner’s practise spans a number of media including digital print, wall drawing, video, sculpture and installation. Titchner will present a new series of wall drawings specifically conceived for Cafe Gallery. His practise explores systems of belief, both secular and spiritual, often focusing on the marginalized, discredited or forgotten ideologies and objects we place our faith in.


noshowspace, 7pm Giorgio Sadotti ‘Sign’
Sign is a new sign by Sadotti using the font SPLIT SWISS created by the artist and recently launched at noshowspace. It is to be hung on the facade of noshowspace at 13 Gibraltar Walk, London E2.

Standpoint Gallery, 6:30pm talk/performance by Laura Reeves 
Laura Reeves explores the commonality of nostalgia and experience. More often than not Laura directly situates herself within the work, using humour and pathos to consider notions of sentimentality. The works take the form of presentations and performance, printed matter and photography to mediate a memory or story.
For her event Laura will use objects, text and projection to consider her practice within the context of Standpoint, and her experience of the residency. Laura will also discuss the new ways in which her writing informs her practice.



Chisenhale Gallery, 7pm artist talk ‘Why the clock is to time what laminate flooring is to trees’
Cathy Haynes introduces her research project, Stereochron Island, for the Chisenhale Gallery Victoria Park Residency. Drawing on ideas from anthropology to astrophysics, and the skill of telling time through shadows and birdsong, Haynes argues that the Park protects a richer and more layered experience of time than the ‘mono’ time of the mechanical clock.



Where else to be on a first Thursday if not in the East?

Gallery SO, 6-9pm private view Kimiaki Kageyama solo show
A show of art jewellery made by Japanese master goldsmith Kimiaki Kageyama.


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Stour Space Gallery, 7-11pm private view Sara Lofwander ‘Dinosaraus’
Sara says: “The exhibition DINOSARAUS features two of my greatest loves, freedom and nature. FREEDOM: Being naked in nature has always made me feel free and relaxed. As a photographer I wanted to capture this feeling of being free in images, so 3 years ago I started taking naked self-portraits on a trip to Alaska and I have been doing it ever since. NATURE: I want to make nature a more important and real element in my work for this exhibition. How? By bringing an element of real nature to the photos. The last three years I have experimented with scanned pieces of flowers and plants on top of photographs. This is what I am doing for this exhibition. The result will be a mix of free expression and fresh, beautiful nature – reflecting my vision and my aim with the series – to make people care more about nature.”

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David Zwirner, 6-8pm private view Michael Dean and Fred Sandback ‘Sharing Space’ 
Opening to coincide with the London gallery’s first solo exhibition of works by Michael Riedel.
Sharing Space is the third in a series of curated shows which supplement the annual program at David Zwirner with smaller intimate presentations featuring the gallery’s artists and beyond. The exhibition is curated by Associate Director Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal.

David Zwirner, 6-8pm private view Michael Riedel ‘Laws of Form’
Over the past decade, German artist Michael Riedel (born 1972) has incorporated a wide range of media into his practice, including large-scale works on canvas, fabric works, film and video, audio recordings, installations, and events. A central focus of his work is the publishing and production of artist’s books, catalogues, brochures, posters, and cards. The artist’s new book, Oskar, will be published to coincide with the exhibition.


Saturday is the best time for brunch! And here is a choice of two:
Lisson Gallery, 10:30-12:30pm first weekend brunch and talk Joyceland – New York State of Mind
Joyce Pensato paints exuberant, explosive likenesses of cartoon characters and comic-book heroes. For her debut exhibition at Lisson Gallery, she will be showing new paintings featuring Batman, Donald Duck and various characters from The Simpsons. Included among them is a darkened visage of Homer Simpson crossed with Groucho Marx as well as Marge from Hell, Pensato’s giant pastel and charcoal drawing. The artist will be present for the month prior to opening, painting a large-scale mural on to the gallery’s back wall, a practice she has recently returned to for her major museum presentations in Europe and America.


Kate Macgarry, 10:30am brunch Francis Upritchard in conversation with Filipa Ramos
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Serpentine Gallery, 12-5pm Family Day: Home Sweet Home
Design and make functional objects to furnish our empty house inspired by both the Martino Gamper: design is a state of mind and Haim Steinbach: once again the world is flat. exhibitions.

Zabludowicz Collection 04/06/2014 2pm artist talk and exhibition tour with Frances Scott
Infinite City micro-residency artist Frances Scott will talk about her practice and introduce the Another Way of Reading exhibition she has curated at Swiss Cottage Library Gallery. This will be followed by a short ‘walk and talk’ to the Zabludowicz Collection accompanied by artist Jonathan Murphy, during which they will tell stories about the locale. Please note the talk will start at Swiss Cottage Library Gallery followed by a short walk to the Zabludowicz Collection for the exhibition tour.
FREE, Booking recommended.




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