Exhibition Events

Park McArthur

Poly
29 January – 3 April 2016
Opening: Thursday 28 January 2016, 6:30–8:30pm


Wednesday 3 February, 6.30pm East Room, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG £9/£6 concessions Artist Park McArthur is joined in conversation by Isla Leaver-Yap, Walker Art Center’s Bentson Scholar of Moving Image in Minneapolis and Director of LUX, Scotland to discuss her new commission at Chisenhale Gallery. This event is presented in partnership with Tate Modern. Tickets are £9 with £6 concessions available. For booking information please visit www.tate.org.uk.

Saturday 6 February, 2pm A seminar with speakers Ellen Clifford, member of the National Steering Group of Disabled People Against the Cuts; Nadja Millner-Larsen, lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University; and artist Park McArthur on the current climate of austerity in the UK and the informal structures of care which grow in the absence of national infrastructures. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here. 

Saturday 20 February, 2pm Jonathan P Watts leads a gallery tour of Park McArthur’s exhibition, drawing on his research into materials, such as plastics and gels, that were declassified following the Second World War and introduced into everyday use. Watts is a writer and regular contributor to frieze magazine. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here. 

Tuesday 8 March, 7pm Selected by Park McArthur, a screening of the documentary Audre Lorde, The Berlin Years 1984–1992, reflects the influence of Lorde as a radical feminist, writer and advocate for social justice on McArthur’s work. The film also reflects Lorde’s battle with terminal cancer and the network of support that surrounded her at this time. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here. 

Friday 18 March, 9 – 10.30am An early morning viewing of Park McArthur’s exhibition, including an introduction by Emma Moore, Offsite and Education Curator at Chisenhale, with coffee and cakes generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute. Free to attend, no booking required.    


BSL interpretation for events at Chisenhale Gallery is available on request; please contact Tommie Introna tommie.introna@chisenhale.org.uk for further information. Where possible, please give two weeks notice if you require interpretation in order for us to confirm an interpreter.