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Max Brand: Mensch & Ding, Caro Diario, Pencils In The Fog

Paul McCarthy; Black and White Tapes


Bread Show

Jimmy Merris: LONDON

The Culture of Global Protest with Nina Power

image courtesy: Sam Ashby

Image courtesy: Jesse Darling, We Are Here residency artist


06 Aug events

SALT. Issue 6 Launch : Manifesto

6:30 PM–10:00 PM Launch event at The White Building.     

26–27 Jun 2014

Creative Space Programme #3 at Arlington: Workshop Programme

Creative Space summer exhibition and SPACE Open Studios at Arlington.     

25 Jun

Event: Alaina Claire Feldman and Nicole Fernandez Ferrer in conversation

A discussion centring on the historical context and legacy of the films shown in Cherchez La Femme.     

31 May

OFFSITE: Debout! Feminist Activism and the Moving Image in France and Beyond

A symposium at Queen Mary, University of London, with screenings from the collection of the Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir, Paris     

17 May

Offsite: Schizo-Culture: Cracks in the Street

An evening with Sylvère Lotringer and invited guests with open discussions, film screenings and artistic interventions to celebrate the publication of Schizo-Culture: The Book, The Event (Semiotext(e) / MIT 2014).     

16 May–13 Jul 2014 exhibitions

Max Brand: Mensch & Ding, Caro Diario, Pencils In The Fog

A new exhibition of painting, drawing and sculpture by the Berlin based artist.     

16 May–13 Jul 2014

Cherchez la femme

Feminist videos produced by French activist / militant collectives in the 1970s.     

08 Mar events

Launch of Attune...ment (on generation)*

*Issue 05 of ...ment journal     

24 Jan–16 Mar 2014 exhibitions

Paul McCarthy: Black and White Tapes

GALLERY: SPACE is proud to present a multi-screen installation of thirteen black and white performance video tapes by Los Angeles based artist, Paul McCarthy (b.1945).     

24 Jan–16 Mar 2014


ANNEXE: D.R.E.S.S.I.N.G. is a group exhibition featuring the work of four artists: Amy Yao, Rachal Bradley, Lisa Holzer and Vittorio Brodmann, the filmmaker John Samson and the international advertising agency TBWA/Chiat/Day.     

24 Jan–16 Mar 2014

Everyone Agrees: Meetings and Failures in Meetings

STAIRWELL: Beginning with a 1960 televised interview with Situationist International co-founder Michèle Bernstein, Meetings and Failures in Meetings (whose name stems from the Brazilian title of Sophia Coppola’s Lost in Translation) is a film and publishing-based exhibition celebrating adaptation, failure and willful diversion.     

24 Jan–16 Mar 2014

THE CONVERSATION #4: Lawrence Abu Hamdan

The continuation of SPACE’s conversation publishing platform.     

08 Dec


“I know how just a thing like the ugly design of kitchen sinks destroyed my childhood... 'cause I had to fight with my sister all the time over who had to do the dishes. It was the ugliness, the ugliness of capitalism, making it impossible for anybody to live a life that isn't made ugly.” -Jack Smith     

01 Nov–15 Dec 2013


GALLERY: Bread Show is a collaborative project by Maxime Iten, Sophie Lee, Will Robinson and Robert Self.     

01 Nov–15 Dec 2013

Jack Smith: Cologne, 1974

ANNEXE: Jack Smith: Cologne, 1974 brings together photographs by Gwenn Thomas and a film by Birgit Hein, both documenting a performance by Jack Smith (1932 - 1989) at Cologne Zoo as part of Projekt 74 organized by Kunsthalle Köln.     

01 Nov–15 Dec 2013

Darren Bader: Roads

STAIRWELL: An early 90s Greek holiday (with Robert Plant) captured in suite of 11 edition-unique photographs.     

01 Nov–15 Dec 2013


Sophie Lee, SPACE / Bloomberg ON studio awardee and Bread Show artist is joined by artist Carlos Monleon Gendall in the latest installment of SPACE’s conversation publishing platform.     

10 Oct–08 Dec 2013

Jimmy Merris: London - A collaboration with Bloomberg SPACE

LONDON is a new film work by Jimmy Merris (b. 1983).     

28 Nov events

Livecoding – A Performance by Alex McLean

Come and join live coder Alex McLean for an evening performance. Live coding, sometimes referred to, as ‘on the fly programming’ is a practice that relies on improvised interactive programming.     

15 Oct

Marginal Modernities: A Discussion About Queer Materiality

7:00 PM–9:00 PM As definitions around queer subjects continue to shift in an era of increasingly fragmented identity politics, can we argue for a queer modernism?     

12 Oct

Big Draw 2013: Electric Drawing at The White Building

11:00 AM–5:00 PM The Big Draw event in October this year focused on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the artists and arts organisations working around the edge.     

11 Oct

The Digital Subconscious I

11:00 AM–6:00 PM A forum on art, technology and global society.     

12 Oct

Talk: Roy Ascott: The Inner Plant and Vegetal Reality

Telematic artist and cybernetician Roy Ascott (b. 1934) presents a talk as part of The Fresh Air Collection.     

06–13 Oct 2013 exhibitions


The Fresh Air Collection is an exhibition of artist owned houseplants and artworks featuring houseplants or plant life.     

01 Oct events

TALK: Where Design Meets Life

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. When deployed wisely, it can bring us pleasure, choice, strength, decency and much more.     

10 Sep

Tuesday Talks: The Culture of Global Protest with Nina Power

7:00 PM–9:00 PM British philosopher and writer Nina Power will be joined by curator and writer Omar Kholeif to discuss the culture of global protest.     

04 Sep

Attractive Male Slides

Sam Ashby (Editor, Little Joe Magazine) will discuss his research towards a new film project, developed as part of the We Are Here residency program at The White Building.     

02 Sep

Shu Lea Cheang: Art, Queer Technologies and Social Interference

7:00 PM–9:00 PM To coincide with a new exhibition being held by the artist at Furtherfield in London, The White Building hosts a special talk by Shu Lea Cheang.     

16–18 Aug 2013

Open studios during Hackney WickED 2013

Bridget Riley and Eastway Studios will be open to the public during Hackney WickED 2013     

13 Aug

Tuesday Talks: Paranormal Activity – An Introduction to Anomalistic Psychology

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Ever since records began, in every known society, a substantial proportion of the population has reported unusual experiences many of which we would today label as “paranormal”.     

01 Aug

Whose Narrative Is It Anyway?

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Artist Jon Rafman will be joined by curator Harry Burke and art historian Victoria Camblin for a conversation on the shifting role of narrative in the current post-social media, post-internet, cross-embedded universe.     

17–18 Aug 2013

We Are Here: Open Studio Exhibition 2 at The White Building

12:00 PM–7:00 PM Join Sam Ashby, Jesse Darling, Fabienne Hess and Jon Rafman for a special two-day open studio exhibition. This is an opportunity to see new work in the process of its development.     

26 Oct–16 Dec 2012 exhibitions

Emotion Driven Process Based Parallel Identities: SPACE RitualZ

PROJECT: In line with their communal and non-exclusive approach to making, EDPBPI invite multiple authors to join them in the production of a large scale felt-tip drawing for SPACE’s corridor.     

27–28 Jul 2013 events

We Are Here: Open Studio Exhibition at The White Building

12:00 PM–7:00 PM Join White Building residency artists Sam Ashby, Jesse Darling, Fabienne Hess and Jon Rafman for a special two-day open studio exhibition.     

14 Apr workshop

MzTek: Wearable Tech - LilyPad Arduino Intro

10:00 AM–5:00 PM Beginners guide to the LilyPad Arduino for wearable technology.     

07–14 Jul 2013 exhibitions

SHS #6: Megan Rooney - 0% PROMISE

Solo show by Megan Rooney.     

09 Jul events

Tuesday Talks: Untangling the Digital Future

7:00 PM–9:00 PM In this Tuesday Talk, two gurus of the digital age, Ben Hammersley and Aleks Krotoski will dissect the manner in which the Internet has altered the way we live our lives and offer us an essential guide to the things we need to know for life in the 21st century.     

18 Jun

Tuesday Talks: Gardens Beyond Eden: Bio-aesthetics, Eco-Futurism, and Dystopia at dOCUMENTA (13)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Internationally renowned art historian and critic, T.J. Demos will unpack dOCUMENTA (13)'s relation to conflicts in political ecology.     

12 Apr–02 Jun 2013 exhibitions

Jean-François Lyotard and Jacques Monory: Screens

GALLERY: A rarely seen film recording of a studio dialogue between the philosopher Jean-François Lyotard and the artist Jacques Monory.     

12 Apr–02 Jun 2013

Apparel & Ornament - A research project by SPACE and Rhys Coren

ANNEXE: Apparel & Ornament is an exhibition that explores football kit design and Acid House during the late '80s and early '90s.     

12 Apr–02 Jun 2013

THE CONVERSATION #2: Patricia Lennox-Boyd and Alexander Zevin

Artist and SPACE studio tenant Patricia Lennox-Boyd invites Alexander Zevin to join her in the second instalment of The Conversation.     

01 Aug events

Whose Narrative Is It Anyway?

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Artist Jon Rafman will be joined by curator Harry Burke and art historian Victoria Camblin for a conversation on the shifting role of narrative in the current post-social media, post-internet, cross-embedded universe.     

14 May

Lyotard + Monory - SCREENS @ The Institut Français

A roundtable discussion exploring the critical relationship between the philosopher Jean-Francois Lyotard and the painter and filmaker, Jacques Monory.     

02 May

Pyramid Schemes: A Collaborative Project

7:00 PM–10:00 PM Pyramid Schemes is a collaborative project organized by Lawrence Lek and The White Review to showcase a collection of short stories about real and imaginary buildings.     

28 Apr

April Open Studio Exhibition at The White Building

12:00 PM–6:00 PM Artists Una Knox, Hannah Black and Renee Carmichael will be presenting an exhibition of their work at the White Building residency studio     

23 Apr

Tuesday Talks: Reflections on Art and Ecology

7:00 PM–9:00 PM Join Michaela Crimmin, curator, writer and tutor at the Royal College of Art, London for a presentation and discussion on the role of art and ecology.     

26 Mar

Tuesday Talks: James Bridle – Talking About the New Aesthetic

7:00 PM–9:00 PM The New Aesthetic is an ongoing research project and blog by internationally-recognised artist and writer James Bridle, investigating the intersections of culture and technology, history and memory, and the physical and the digital.     

22–24 Mar 2013 exhibitions

Dean Blunt: BRIXTON 28s

A solo presentation of mixed material works by Dean Blunt     

10 Mar events

Open studios at The White Building

2:00 PM–5:00 PM Join Tobias Revell and Jamie George for an Open Studio exhibition.     

10 Mar

BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer)

6:00 PM–9:00 PM Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) is a series of one-night events, so far held in over 80 cities across the world.     

25 Jan–17 Mar 2013 exhibitions

HUMAN WAVE - The Videotapes of Raymond Pettibon

GALLERY: Shown together in the UK for the first time, SPACE presents an exhibition of Raymond Pettibon’s feature-length video tapes.     

25 Jan–17 Mar 2013

KERNEL - Inputs, Loops and Anchors

ANNEXE: A debut UK solo presentation by KERNEL     

25 Jan–17 Mar 2013

BLACK MONDAY - The last days of Factory Records

LIBRARY: DIY film shot outside the offices of Factory Records on the day in 1992 when it went into receivership.     

25 Jan–17 Mar 2013

THE CONVERSATION #1 - Clunie Reid and Jodie Marsh

The Conversation is a new rolling project at SPACE. Over the next year we will stage a series of unorthodox conversations between our studio artists and selected interlocutors.     

Jun2013 courses

MaKey MaKey for 9-12 Year Olds

SPACE MediaLab 4:30 PM–6:00 PM 1 Day Course Date: Tuesday 25 June 2013 Times: 16:30 - 18:00 Price: £18 (Borrow the Makey Makey) Price: £58 (Keep the Makey Makey) Instructor: codasign     

02 Feb events

Robin Bale: Ghosts and Weather

CD Launch and Performance     

15 Jan

TUESDAY TALKS: Ultimate and Proximate - Exploring an evolutionary basis for art

From rap to abstract painting - do we have specialised psychological mechanisms for art?     

Jun2013 courses

Processing and Kinect Workshop

SPACE MediaLab 11:00 AM–5:00 PM 1 Day Course Date: Saturday 01 June 2013 Times: 11am - 5:00pm Price: £69/£62 Instructor: codasign     


After Effects Level 1

SPACE MediaLab 10:30 AM–4:30 PM 1 Day Course Date: Saturday 18 October 2014 Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm Price: £100.00 Instructor: Pierre Vella     


Photoshop Level 1

SPACE MediaLab 10:30 AM–4:30 PM 1 Day Course Date: Sunday 27 October 2013 Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm Price: £100.00 Instructor: Dimitra Papastathi     

  residency artists

IASPIS Residency #1: Sara Moller

We welcome our first IASPIS residency artist, Sara Moller.     

Sep2014 courses

Final Cut Pro X Advanced

SPACE MediaLab 10:30 AM–4:30 PM 1 Day Course Date: Saturday 20 September 2014 or Saturday 22 November 2014 Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm Price: £100.00 Instructor: Pierre Vella     


Beginning Processing

SPACE MediaLab 7:00 PM–9:30 PM 2 evening sessions Date: Wednesdays 13 + 20 November 2013 Times: 7pm - 9:30pm Price: £60/£54 Instructor: codasign     


After Effects Level 1

SPACE MediaLab 10:30 AM–4:30 PM 1 Day Course Date: Saturday 18 October 2014 Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm Price: £100.00 Instructor: Pierre Vella     

03 Oct–07 Dec 2014 exhibitions

Dean Blunt: New Paintings

A solo exhibition of work by the London based artist.     

03 Oct–07 Dec 2014

Schizo-Culture: Cracks in The Street

A project taking the seminal 1975 event Schizo-Culture: On Prisons and Madness as its point of departure.     


SPACE Residency Artist exhibition: Jon Rafman

SPACE residency artist Jon Rafman presents A Man Digging at Seventeen Gallery, Shoreditch.     


Permacultures #20: Hannah Black

Tomorrow and Tomorrow /// The Big Trip     


Permacultures #21: Renee Carmichael

Tomorrow and Tomorrow /// The Big Trip     


TinkerLondon: Arduino workshops

SPACE MediaLab Regular beginners Arduino weekends at SPACE.     


OpenLab Workshops

Open Lab Workshops April - May 2011     

Nov 2009 projects

Active Energy

A collaboration between SPACE and artist Loraine Leeson.     


LaunchLab — Channel 5.2

SPACE Launchlab.org.uk is a new user-generated creative employment website.