You asked for some more London listings, so here’s a few worth mentioning, all at The Electrician’s Shop in South East London. Ever been to Trinity Bouy Wharf near the East India DLR stop? If not, here’s a few reasons to go. (Mark your calendar – all of these events are the first weekend of each month only, 12-5pm.)
Also, say hello to Garry who runs it. He has a lot of interesting stories about these artists!
February – Launch event with street artist Paul ‘DON’ Smith.
March – Will Alexander who has constructed beautifully engineered vehicles such as a tram and an ice cream van from recycled cardboard, will construct a full size gondola.
April – Stik will paint giant figures that look at the issues of migration, referencing the immigration of seamen that established the Bangladeshi community in Tower Hamlets.
May – Dr Simon Park, a senior molecular biologist at the University of Surrey, will examine microscopic lifeforms in the Thames and how these can be interpreted into art.
June – Flyte will produce a map that points out permanent works installed at the Wharf, using graphically styled QR code smartphone technology as a guide for visitors.
July – Fluxion: assemblage and collage artists working towards a common kinetic ambition, utilising objects and images that are usually dismissed or thrown away.
August – Manifesto: a celebration of the art and design at Trinity Buoy Wharf, with kinetic sculptures on site.
September – Cluster III: a month-long outdoor installation of the best contemporary art from three continents presented by Mas Civiles (meaning ‘more civil’) on Orchard Place E14.
October – An urban art showcase that looks at the heritage of the maritime tattoo genre in a contemporary context.
November – Coinciding with East London’s major Photomonth Festival, specialist large format portrait and architectural photographer Peter Mackertich will exhibit a suite of images showing the melding of traditional crafts and modern technologies by people working at the Wharf.
The Electrician’s Shop
Trinity Buoy Wharf
64 Orchard Place London E14 OJY
Some great things happening here, will look forward to getting down to a few of those 🙂
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