5 exhibitions to catch this October

5 exhibitions to catch this October

With the amount of amazing art in the UK, it’s hard to keep up with what exhibitions are on and when exhibitions close. In an aim to reduce the amount of times we hear ‘I can’t believe I missed that!’, we’ve compiled a list of five exhibitions you should definitely try to catch this October.

So, if you are stuck for where to go, refer to this and you’ll have something to go to every week!

Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool Biennial is the largest festival of contemporary visual art in the UK, commissioning more than 40 artists from around the world to make and present their work in Liverpool at free exhibitions across the city. This year sees the melancholically titled Beautiful world, where are you?  reflect on a world of social, political and economic turmoil to mark 20 years of international art presented in the city.

We highly recommend catching Haegue Yang’s immersive installation at the Tate, along with Madiha Aijaz’s film installation exploring public libraries in Pakistan at Open Eye Gallery. But really, just try and get to as many as you can!

All exhibitions are free and open Tuesday–Sunday. Public artworks, Tate Liverpool, Bluecoat and Walker Art Gallery are also open on Monday. You can check here for opening times.

14 Jul – 28 Oct, various galleries across Liverpool

Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool Biennial is the largest festival of contemporary visual art in the UK, commissioning more than 40 artists from around the world to make and present their work in Liverpool at free exhibitions across the city. This year sees the melancholically titled Beautiful world, where are you?  reflect on a world of social, political and economic turmoil to mark 20 years of international art presented in the city.

We highly recommend catching Haegue Yang’s immersive installation at the Tate, along with Madiha Aijaz’s film installation exploring public libraries in Pakistan at Open Eye Gallery. But really, just try and get to as many as you can!

All exhibitions are free and open Tuesday–Sunday. Public artworks, Tate Liverpool, Bluecoat and Walker Art Gallery are also open on Monday. You can check here for opening times.

14 Jul – 28 Oct, various galleries across Liverpool

Moniker Art Fair 2018

Featuring Secret Art Prize winner Michelle Loa Kum Cheung, Moniker Art Fair bring UNCENSORED to The Old Truman Brewery as part of their 10th edition art fair. Priding themselves on be unabashedly loud about the commodification of urban contemporary art due to it’s popularity boost, Moniker are trying to prove that being popular doesn’t mean you need to soften the edges some of the movement’s revolutionary core values.

The fair is open to the public on Friday 5th October until Sunday 7th October, so catch it while you can!

4 Oct – 7 Oct, The Old Truman Brewery, London, E1 6QL

Moniker Art Fair 2018

Featuring Secret Art Prize winner Michelle Loa Kum Cheung, Moniker Art Fair bring UNCENSORED to The Old Truman Brewery as part of their 10th edition art fair. Priding themselves on be unabashedly loud about the commodification of urban contemporary art due to it’s popularity boost, Moniker are trying to prove that being popular doesn’t mean you need to soften the edges some of the movement’s revolutionary core values.

The fair is open to the public on Friday 5th October until Sunday 7th October, so catch it while you can!

4 Oct – 7 Oct, The Old Truman Brewery, London, E1 6QL

Brighton Photo Biennial

The Brighton Photo Biennial is ‘examining the current state of flux as the United Kingdom redefines its role in Europe’ this year to mark it’s eighth festival. With a month of photography events and exhibitions for all, it’s a great way to explore the the current geopolitical climate through the eyes of some fantastic emerging and established photographers.

You can catch Emerge Awards finalist Heather Agyepong’s Habitus: Potential Realities, as well as thought-provoking talks such as ‘Brexit will spell the end of British art as we know it. Discuss.’

Opening days and times vary across sites so it’s best to check beforehand when planning a trip to one of the exhibitions.

28 Sep – 28 Oct, various galleries across Brighton

Brighton Photo Biennial

The Brighton Photo Biennial is ‘examining the current state of flux as the United Kingdom redefines its role in Europe’ this year to mark it’s eighth festival. With a month of photography events and exhibitions for all, it’s a great way to explore the the current geopolitical climate through the eyes of some fantastic emerging and established photographers.

You can catch Emerge Awards finalist Heather Agyepong’s Habitus: Potential Realities, as well as thought-provoking talks such as ‘Brexit will spell the end of British art as we know it. Discuss.’

Opening days and times vary across sites so it’s best to check beforehand when planning a trip to one of the exhibitions.

28 Sep – 28 Oct, various galleries across Brighton

Too Many Blackamoors (#8), 2015, Heather Agyepong. (Courtesy of the artist-Autograph ABP)

Visions in the Nunnery

Presenting an overview of some of the most exciting digital art from over 60 international artists, the Nunnery Gallery’s renowned showcase is currently running it’s first programme with themes exploring gender, the body, feminism, obsession and the search for identity.

We’re incredibly excited to see the work of revered multi-media artist Tina Keane lead the way, with the themes for the exhibition being based around those ‘for which Keane’s pioneering films laid the groundwork‘.

The Nunnery Gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm weekly.

28 Sep – 28 Oct, The Nunnery, London, E3 2SJ

Artwork by exhibiting artist Tina Keane

Visions in the Nunnery

Presenting an overview of some of the most exciting digital art from over 60 international artists, the Nunnery Gallery’s renowned showcase is currently running it’s first programme with themes exploring gender, the body, feminism, obsession and the search for identity.

We’re incredibly excited to see the work of revered multi-media artist Tina Keane lead the way, with the themes for the exhibition being based around those ‘for which Keane’s pioneering films laid the groundwork‘.

The Nunnery Gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm weekly.

28 Sep – 28 Oct, The Nunnery, London, E3 2SJ

Artwork by exhibiting artist Tina Keane

Flora at Corvi-Mora Gallery

Flora at Corvi-Mora, Dorota Jurczak & Walter Keeler

Dorota Jurczak and Walter Keeler present their works at the brilliant Corvi Mora gallery in South East London. In her works, Dorota Jurczak ‘drives the abundance of colour and pattern towards the visual contents of the gloomy and uncanny‘, while Walter Keeler ‘has done much to reinvent the language of British functional ceramics over the past thirty years‘.

The enigmatic exhibition looks to be an intriguing and well curated show of exceptional talent which we can’t wait to go and check out. Corvi-Mora gallery is open from 11am to 6pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

28 Sep – 3 Nov, Corvi-Mora Gallery, London, SE11 4NU

Flora at Corvi-Mora Gallery

Dorota Jurczak and Walter Keeler present their works at the brilliant Corvi Mora gallery in South East London. In her works, Dorota Jurczak ‘drives the abundance of colour and pattern towards the visual contents of the gloomy and uncanny‘, while Walter Keeler ‘has done much to reinvent the language of British functional ceramics over the past thirty years‘.

The enigmatic exhibition looks to be an intriguing and well curated show of exceptional talent which we can’t wait to go and check out. Corvi-Mora gallery is open from 11am to 6pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

28 Sep – 3 Nov, Corvi-Mora Gallery, London, SE11 4NU

Flora at Corvi-Mora, Dorota Jurczak & Walter Keeler

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