Exhibition Events

Patrick Staff

The Foundation
20 February - 12 April 2015

Preview: Thursday 19 February, 6.30-8.30pm


Thursday 5 March, 7pm: Patrick Staff in conversation with Catherine Wood, Curator, Contemporary Art & Performance, Tate.

Thursday 12 March, 7pm
Uniform Smoke: Patrick Staff presents an evening length installation, with film screenings and readings, to coincide with his exhibition, The Foundation. The event is inspired by the moving image archive of the Tom of Finland Foundation, where Staff spent time digitising material as a volunteer in 2014. It includes archive footage alongside a broader selection of queer encounters through film and video, with work by Bad Brad, Rhys Ernst, Mariah Garnett and Patrick Staff.

Thursday 19 March, 9-10.30am: A coffee morning and special viewing of the exhibition with cakes generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute.

Thursday 19 March, 7pm:  A discussion marking the launch of Chisenhale Gallery’s online archive, 1986-1990, chaired by Royal College of Art Curating Contemporary Art student Sophie Oxenbridge, who has been digitising the archive. Speakers include Siobhan Davies, presenting RePlay, an evolving dance and choreographic digital archive; Laura McLean talking about her work as curator of the Contingent Movements Archive; and writer Naomi Pearce introducing the collaborative research project and book After Butler's Wharf: Essays on a Working Building.

All events are free to attend. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.