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NUNNERY GALLERY

181 Bow Rd, E3 2SJ
020 8980 7774

http://bowarts.org/nunnery
nunnery@bowarts.com

Tue-Sun 10-5

undergroundBow Road/Bow Church / Bus 8, 25, 108, 205, 276


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TRACES OF THE FUTURE: ARCHAEOLOGY OF MODERN SCIENCE IN AFRICA
Jan 27 - Mar 26, 2017
The Amani – meaning peace in Kiswahili – Hill Research Station lies deep in a Tanzanian rainforest, suspended as a capsule of dreams high on a mountain range. We invite audiences to explore this intriguing and beautiful place, through Russian photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva’s 12 celebrated photographs – as featured in December 2016’s National Geographic – together with 11 new photo works and three new films from renowned multi-media artist Mariele Neudecker, all made on a residency in Amani. A selection of objects will surround the artwork, from original specimens – bottled snakes, butterflies and flies – to maps and experimental equipment, inviting you to explore and meditate on these objects that draw lines into our own past, our understanding of the present world, and its future.
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Click to enlargeTHE EAST LONDON GROUP : THE WORKING ARTIST
Sep 29 - Dec 17, 2017 FINAL WEEK
The East London Group returns to the Nunnery Gallery with a new collection of paintings, selected and curated by writer broadcaster Michael Rosen and radio producer film-maker Emma-Louise Williams.
Working during the inter-war period, the East London Group of artists were made up of ordinary working men and women, attending art classes and exhibiting their paintings alongside their day jobs. With a focus on Albert Turpin, a leading figure in the anti-fascist movement, the works are a visual narrative of East End history and will be accompanied by a series of new public artworks, highlighting those working in east London today.
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ART FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Jan 26 - Mar 18, 2018
Private view Thu Jan 25 6pm - 9pm
Art for the Environment presents work from six artists whose practice explores the nature of human impact on our environment. Following the international residency programme Art for the Environment (AER) – set up by acclaimed artist Professor Lucy Orta at the University of the Arts London – the exhibition presents, for the first time, a selection of work created from past residencies, including film, sound and interactive installation. Established in 2015, the AER programme invites artists and designers to explore concerns that define the twenty-first century – including biodiversity, environmental sustainability, social economy and human rights – and through artistic practice, envision a world of tomorrow.
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