Exhibition Events

Alex Baczynski-Jenkins

The tremble, the symptom, the swell and the hole together
20 January – 12 March 2017
Opening: Thursday 19 January, 6.30–8.30pm


Saturday 28 January, 3pm
An afternoon viewing of Alex Baczynski-Jenkins' exhibition with an introduction to the work by Eliel Jones, Exhibitions and Events Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery. Coffee and cakes are generously provided by the East End Women’s Institute. Free to attend, no booking required.

Thursday 9 February, 7pm
Alex Baczynski-Jenkins is joined in conversation by Catherine Wood, Senior Curator of International Art (Performance) at Tate. Baczynski-Jenkins and Wood discuss his new work in relation to the ‘choreographic turn’ reflecting on the history of dance and performance within the exhibition space. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.

Thursday 23 February, 7pm
Selected by Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, a screening of The Red Shoes (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1948) is presented in association with MUBI. The Red Shoes tells the story of a young ballet dancer’s quest to become a prima ballerina. MUBI is a curated online cinema presenting cult, classic and independent film. In conjunction with Baczynski-Jenkins’ exhibition, MUBI are offering Chisenhale audiences a free month at mubi.com/chisenhale.
This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.

Thursday 9 March, 7pm
João Florêncio, Lecturer in History of Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture at University of Exeter, explores the political and aesthetic value of refusing a ‘poetics of spectacularity’ when engaging with illness. Drawing from Alex Baczynski-Jenkins’ new work and speaking from a position ‘beside’ the binary of health and malady, Florêncio examines the dull moments of illness, the unremarkable symptoms that signal its presence in our ordinary lives.
This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page here.

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.