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ME, MYSELF ’N’ YOU : ZOE RICHARDSON AND VANESSA OMER
Aug 15 - 19, 2017
Zoe Richardson and Vanessa Omer’s exhibition “Me, Myself ’n’ You” provides an experience for the viewer that they will never forget. This experience is dependant on the after affect that will be created for the viewer, in how it’s possible for the self and one’s body to be constructed in fragments. The work proposed will be installations such as projections and audio pieces, as well as some prints.
 
The self, the mask and ideas of identity form the conceptual axis of Zoe Richardson’s practise. Working mostly in film and photography to explore these ideas, Richardson takes herself as the subject, and within this exposes vulnerabilities and anxiety.
 
Vanessa Omer’s practise displays a heavy interest in the anatomical body with the use of functions and movements. Her work often is presented as a sensory based experience that aims to mesmerise and physically ‘affect’ the viewer within the space.
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Click to enlargeCURATORIAL OPEN 2017 : DRIVE-THRU
Oct 12 - Nov 5, 2017
The recipient of Lewisham Arthouse Curatorial Open opportunity, Drive-Thru, present an exhibition and also play host to a programme of performance, discussion and workshops.
Disturbed, Hacked, Reassembled explores how artists today are employing technology to stage, interrogate and celebrate the digital female body.
Disturbed, hacked, and reassembled, the body is being experienced in new ways digitally and virtually.
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THE REPRESENTATIONAL & THE REAL: DISTURBED, HACKED, REASSEMBLED
Oct 26, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm talk/event
Discussion panel hosted by DRIVE-THRU as part of the ‘Disturbed, Hacked, Reassembled’ programme at Lewisham Arthouse, London.
Disturbed, Hacked, Reassembled explores how artists today are employing technology to stage, interrogate and celebrate the digital female body. Disturbed, hacked, and reassembled, the body is being experienced in new ways digitally and virtually.
Titled The Representational & The Real: Bodies in Digital Space, the discussion will open up questions such as, who is represented in technology and art? Who is practicing in these spaces? Who is building technology, creating digital imagery and for who? We’ll hear from a range of speakers who will discuss how we can harness technology to serve our needs, challenge social constructs and create new creative opportunities.
The discussion will be part performative with some bodies IRL and others in digital space. It will show us what digital spaces can facilitate, what we need to be aware of when practicing in these spaces and how the digital affects our understanding and ethics of what we do.
Participants
BetaBabes (Francesca Altamura & Tamar Clarke-Brown | Artist-Curatorial Collective)
Suzannah Pettigrew (Artist)
Helen Pritchard (Researcher & Head of Digital Arts | Goldsmiths University, London)
Doniya Soni (Policy Manager | Skills, Talent and Diversity, techUK)
Booking www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-representational-the-real-bodies-in-digital-space-tickets-38074389524
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THE URBAN CONDITION
Nov 9 - 15, 2017
Private view Mon Nov 13 6pm - 8pm
An international group of eleven visual urbanists will form an exhibition at Lewisham Arthouse which will be one of the feature exhibitions of UrbanPhotoFest 2017, an international urban photography festival exploring contemporary visual practices focusing on urban life. For the second year, Urban Photo Village will be a key feature of the broader programme of the Festival. Ten exhibitions - hosted by venues all located within walking distance of each other in Deptford - will be asked to reflect this year’s festival theme of Cartographies.
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