Thank you to everyone who came to the screening event, Picture a Park - films on running, football and the pre-Olympic East End with Chisenhale Gallery Victoria Park Residency artist Travis Elborough on Tuesday 12 May.  

Travis’s project Games for May continues this week with two events in Victoria Park. On Tuesday 19 May Elborough is in conversation with Ken Worpole, Senior Professor at The Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University. Join us on Sunday 24 May at 2pm for Travis’s Model Boat Regatta – a workshop on the mechanics of model boating. For more information about the events and to reserve a place please click here

We're pleased to announce the details of our next Interim event, a major new performance by Wojciech Kosma and his collaborators. The performance on Saturday 13 June is preceded by a series of public rehearsals and a discussion between the performers chaired by artist and writer, Hannah Black. For more information and to book, please click here

This week is the last chance to submit an idea for Stop Play Record. Chisenhale Gallery is partnering with the ICA on this new three year programme for creative young people and filmmakers aged between 16 and 24 living in London. Submit your idea for a short film between 90 seconds and 3 minutes and you could be selected to produce a film with Chisenhale Gallery. The deadline for submissions is Monday 25 May. For more information please click here

Chisenhale Gallery is recruiting a part-time Gallery Assistant.  The deadline for applications is Friday 5 June. Please click here for a full job description and to download an application form.


Thank you to everyone who came for the film workshop this weekend led by the educational media charity WORLDwrite. Photo documentation from the event will be online soon.

Join us tomorrow, Tuesday 12 May, 7pm at the Hub Building in Victoria Park for Picture a Park - films on running, football and the pre-Olympic East End, a film programme devised by Travis Elborough as part of Chisenhale Gallery Victoria Park Residency 2014-5. For more information and to book for the event please click here.

Please join us on Friday 15 May, 9–10.30am for a coffee morning and a special viewing of Ahmet Öğüt’s exhibition, Happy Together: Collaborators Collaborating. Cakes are generously provided by the East End Wom­en’s Institute.

As part of the How to work together Think Tank, Ben Vickers alongside other unMonasterians will publish a series of weekly interviews over the course of May 2015, examining and learning from the various rules and social codes of the Monastic orders and religious groups of past centuries. Part one in the series of unMonastery – Relearning the Rules is a conversation between Father Cassian, Maria Byck, Alberto Cottica and Ben Vickers. To read the text online please click here. For more information about Think Tank and to view documentation from recent events please click here.


Thank you to everyone who came to A Tour of Victoria Park’s Leisure Clubs with Chisenhale Gallery Victoria Park Residency Artist Travis Elborough on Sunday 3 May. Special thanks to speakers Clive Bettington, Joe Murray, Tim Wells and Trenton Oldfield.

This week is the last chance to apply for the role of Exhibitions & Events Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery. The deadline for receiving applications is 10am on Friday 8 May. For more information and to download an application pack please click here

Chisenhale director Polly Staple is at the Venice Biennale this week and will be posting her recommendations on our twitter feed here.