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Rise Art's pick of upcoming events

It's Friday and as thoughts turn to the weekend we present our pick of arts events not be missed, including a last chance to see Jeremy Deller at the Hayward Gallery.

By Rise Art | 11 May 2012

We present our pick of events this week, including a last chance to see Out of Body at the South London Gallery and an exciting new photography exhibition featuring one of Rise Art's very own artists!

COLLECT at Saatchi Gallery, London

Because I Love You (2009) by Louise Gardiner

This weekend sees COLLECT craft fair take place at the Saatchi Gallery. In its forth year at this location, Collect presents 31 of the world's finest international galleries and gives them the opportunity to showcase the biggest talents in contemporary craft making. Visitors to the fair on Saturday will be able to see a screening of Jessica Stevenson's short film following artist Louise Gardiner during the making of her five-piece embroidery installation entitled You Blow me Away, specially commissioned for COLLECT.

Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York HQ, Kings Road, London, SW3 4RY
11 May - 14 May 2012

For further details see the Rise Art Events page.


Out of Body: Alice Channer at South London Gallery, London

Installation View of Out of Body (2012) by Alice Channer

It's your last chance to see British artist Alice Channer's exhibition Out of Body at the South London Gallery in Peckham, which closes this Sunday. Channer has created a sculptural installation through which she continues to explore her fascination with the relationship between the human body, personal adornment and sculpture. Taking inspiration from Yves Saint Laurent sketches and showcasing casts of Topshop clothing, Channer's towering forms agitate issues surrounding the external framing of the human body.

South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH
02 March -  13 May 2012

For further details see the Rise Art Events page.


Jeremy Deller: Joy In People at Hayward Gallery, London

Installation view of Valerie's Snack Bar (2009) by Jeremy Deller

Also coming to an end this weekend is Jeremy Deller at the Hayward Gallery. Being shown alongside David Shrigley's Brain Activity, Deller's solo show hasn't received the same amount of press coverage, but is definitely worth the trip to Southbank to see before it closes. Including his Turner Prize winning film 'The Battle of Orgreave' and his 2009 installation Valerie's Snack Bar in which visitors are served with a complimentary cup of tea, this exhibition is the first major survey of Deller's work. 

Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX
22 February - 13 May 2012

Further further details see the Rise Art Events page.


I Love You at Tenderpixel, London

Carried On (2007) from the series 'Marie Claire RIP' by EJ Major


Curated by Richard Ansett and featuring works by Grace Brown, EJ Major and Pete McGovern, I Love You is a new photography exhibition opening at Tenderpixel this weekend. Using the Diane Arbus quote "A photograph is a secret about a secret... the more it tells you the less you know." as a starting point, the exhibition aims to question the notion of constructed reality in relation to the medium of photography.  Running in conjunction with the exhibition is a series of talks, offering visitors the opportunity to engage directly with the artists themselves.

Tenderpixel, 10  Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4HE
11 May - 16 June 2012

For further details see the Rise Art Events page.


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