The Work in Progress: Reclaim the Mural
Collective The Work in Progress investigate the history and legacy of murals in London in a major off-site project. They navigate the ownership of city space, the social function of art and local planning to develop a new mural in east London. See when the group met mural producers Brian Barnes, the Greenwich Mural Workshop and their reflections on iconic London mural sites online now.
Artists in Residence
Year long artist commissions in east London schools see Junto:Projects (Chloe Cooper, Phoebe Davies and Louisa Martin) working with Bridge Academy to make work responding to the daily activities and built environment of the school. While Shiraz Bayjoo and students at Bow Boys School create the BB Archive, an exploration of personal and collective history.
Writer in Residence: 2011â€“12:
information as material
Writer collective information as material have been called literary perverts, philosophically irresponsible and inspired lunatics. They have also taught, published, produced, curated, exhibited and performed internationally. For their Whitechapel Gallery residency, Craig Dworkin, Christine Morris, Simon Morris, Nick Thurston and Simon Zimmerman programme events that explore the possibilities opened up by conceptualist approaches to writing and performative approaches to reading. Through editions, conferences, workshops, discussions, screenings and collaborations, the York-based independent publishing imprint create a space for a poetic and critical
engagement with issues such as â€˜undesigningâ€™, antiexpressionism and cultural piracy.
Visit the information as material Invisible Bookshelf in the Foyle Reading Room,
April 2011â€“March 2012.