Exhibition Events

Hannah Black

Some Context
22 September – 10 December 2017

Opening: Thursday 21 September 2017, 6.30 – 8.30pm


As part of the commissioning process, a programme of events has been devised in collaboration with Hannah Black. This includes a series of conversations in which participants have been invited to discuss a situation of their choice.

Saturday 16 September, 2pm 
Hannah Black and Kodwo Eshun, Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths, University of London and co-founder of the Otolith Collective, discuss Black's new commission. This event is cancelled until further notice. 

Wednesday 27 September, 7pm
A conversation between Derica Shields, writer, programmer and co-founder of The Future Weird, and Hudda Khaireh, an independent researcher and member of Thick/er Black Lines artist collective. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.  

Friday 6 October, 7pm
Hannah Black, Bonaventure (Soraya Lutangu) and Ebba Fransén Waldhör present an iteration of their ongoing performance collaboration, previously shown at MoMA PS1, New York (OR LIFE OR, 2017) and at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London (Anxietina, 2016). This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.  

Friday 13 October, 9–10.30am
An early morning viewing of Hannah Black’s exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, with an introduction to the work by Emma Moore, Offsite and Education Curator. Coffee and cakes generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute. Free to attend, no booking required.    

Thursday 19 October, 7pm
A conversation between Larne Abse Gogarty, art historian and critic, and Hannah Proctor, cultural historian and theorist, who have recently collaborated on a text titled Communist FeelingsThis event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.  

Thursday 2 November, 7pm
A conversation between Ciarán Finlayson, writer and member of the political education collective Hic Rosa, and Marina Vishmidt, Lecturer in Culture Industry at Goldsmiths, University of London. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.  

Saturday 18 November, 4pm
A conversation between members of the Focus E15 Campaign, an organisation founded in 2013 to campaign for social housing in London. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.   

Thursday 7 December, 7pm
In association with First Thursdays, Eliel Jones, Exhibitions and Events Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery gives an introduction to Hannah Black’s exhibition. Free to attend, no booking required.    

Further events to be announced including conversations about ‘the situation’, between Hannah Black and friends, which will be broadcast in the exhibition space intermittently.  

All events are free to attend, unless otherwise stated, but booking is strongly advised. Please visit chisenhale.eventbrite.co.uk or ask at the front desk to make a reservation.   

BSL interpretation for events at Chisenhale Gallery is available on request. Please contact rachael.baskeyfield@chisenhale.org.uk for further information. Please be advised that two weeks’ notice is required in order to confirm an interpreter.