The Art Events to visit this week in London from @Londonartmap

WEEK: 18th – 24th August

There are loads of art events such as private views, artists talks, and screenings happening around London, usually, but its August now and barely any events are happening. To help you with the choice Jenny Judova from Art Map London will be advising on what events seem worth attending during the week.

 

WEDNESDAY 20 AUGUST
Vitrine, 6-9pm private view Eleni Bagaki, Stéphane Blumer, Heena Kim and Soomeen Kim 
http://www.vitrinegallery.co.uk/exhibitions/vitrine-residency-exhibition/ 
183 – 185 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW 
VITRINE residency offers four artists – with cross-disciplinary practices – the space, support and opportunity to make work towards an exhibition at the gallery in August 2014. Artists-in-residence Eleni Bagaki, Stéphane Blumer, Heena Kim and Soomeen Kim have diverse practices yet their proposals had elements of responding in – situ while continuing to explore independent narratives.
Conversations about the local, its people, history, symbols and inevitably its transformation are starting points of the exhibition. The exhibition reveals how they develop this narrative over the residency.
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Floating Cinema, 7pm Lost in Translation 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lost-in-translation-tickets-11568390367 
Canal Café Theatre, Delamere Terrace, Little Venice, London, W2 6ND 
The English consider themselves the world leaders in laughter, but can comedy transcend the barriers of language and culture? Join international comedians for an exploration of comedy around the world and discover what makes our international counterparts chuckle.
FRIDAY 22 AUGUST
Transition Gallery, 6-9pm private view ‘Language Fails’ group show 
www.transitiongallery.co.uk 
Unit 25a Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN
Artists: Laura Hinrichsmeyer, Anna Rettl, Anna Schachinger, Issac Willis
Serpentine Gallery, 8pm Park Night 2014 ‘Forget Amnesia with Haroon Mirza, Mark Fell and Okkyung Lee’ 
http://www.serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/park-nights-2014-forget-amnesia-haroon-mirza-mark-fell-and-okkyung-lee 
Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA 
Artists: Haroon Mirza, Mark Fell and Okkyung Lee come together for an evening of light and sound synthesis, affecting the Pavilion’s acoustic and spatial environment. This Park Nights performance is programmed in collaboration with Fiorucci Art Trust on the occasion of the Trust’s festival Forget Amnesia in Stromboli, Italy, curated by Mirza and Milovan Farronato.
Tickets £5/4 available from Ticketweb or the Galleries Lobby Desk, +44 (0)207 402 6075
Haroon Mirza, Preoccupied Waveforms, 2012, Courtesy the artist, New Museum, New York. Photo Jesse Untracht Oakner

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