A selection of feel-good exhibitions and events to attend from Thursday to Sunday.
Friday is nearly here and no clue of what to do? Don’t stress, HUNGER’s guide is here to save you.
Alongside an eclectic array of exhibitions, this weekend London is host to an all-star list of exciting events, so we’ve curated a selection that you can really let your hair down too.
The parties are an unmissable display of the best of underground music and immersive art installations, this one is no exception – acts include Scottish electronic DJ and Burial’s buddy, Kode9.
Artists Clon are due to transform room 2 of the Elephant and Castle’s favourite shadowy club into a hybrid virtual reality experience, exploring the power dynamic between the human and virtual world.
To purchase tickets or find out more information about the night look here.
Price £8, 22:30-3:00
Welcome Photography Prize 2019 LAST CHANCE
Last chance to discover a photographic showcase of compelling stories of health, medicine and science.
The eye-opening exhibition reveals glimpses of what it means to live, to die, to be ill and to heal.
Find out more information on the CSM website.
Price FREE, 11:00-18:00
Sweet Harmony: Rave|Today
Sweet Harmony Rave|Today is the ground-breaking retrospective exploring the impact of the acid house youth movement opening this Friday at the Saatchi Gallery.
Curated by Irvine Welsh, Shery Garratt, Saatchi Gallery director Philly Adams and Kobi Prempeh, the exhibition will be a truly momentous exhibition and landmark for rave culture.
Purchase tickets and find out more information on the exhibition here.
Price £10, 12 July – 14 September
Calibre + Mala + Loefah + Sherelle
If you want to get some serious dancing done this event is for you.
Calibre’s XOYO residency is hosting some of dubstep’s heroes, this Friday none other than Mala and Loefah join him. Alongside the key figures of the Dubstep scene, rising star Sherelle is also set to play one of her high energy and electric sets.
Tickets are on last release on Resident Advisor’s website, but there is also an undisclosed amount of tickets on the door.
Purchase tickets here.
Price £20, 21:30 – 04:00
Donachie Rhodes Ryan
The group exhibition bringing together all three female recipients of the Freelands Award in one location.
Including Jacqueline Donachie (2016, The Fruitmarket Gallery), Lis Rhodes (2017, Nottingham Contemporary) and Veronica Ryan (2018, Spike Island), the exhibition will celebrate the first three years of the Freelands Award.
The exhibition will feature Donachie’s An Era of Small Pleasures, a major sculptural installation; Rhodes’ Notes from Light Music, a seminal film from 1975-77, made in response to the absence of female composers from the classical canon, and Veronica Ryan’s Salvage, a work created during the artist’s residency at The Hepworth Wakefield in 2017, which examines the work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore and their deep connections with Yorkshire.
Price FREE, 27 June – 11 August
Find out more about the exhibition here.
Oval Space with DJ Stringray, Goldie, Giant Swan Live and Afrodeutsche
Calling all electronic music fans, Detroit native and one of the most influential figures in electronic music, DJ Stingray has chosen an all-star line-up to join him this Friday evening at Oval Space.
The line-up includes Goldie, one of the most prominent heads in music across the last 30-years and responsible for heading the drum-n-bass and jungle movement, alongside the two industry geniuses are Bristol duo Giant Swan and Manchester-based DJ Afrodeutsche.
Purchase tickets on the Resident Advisor’s website.
Price £20/£25, 22:00 – 05:00
Sink Without Trace LAST CHANCE
Last chance to see Sink Without Trace at P21 Gallery, an incredibly poignant presentation of works by seventeen artists on the subject of migrants’ death at sea.
The exhibition explores the subject with drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture and video by artists from across the world living in France, Germany, Italy and the UK. The works also include objects and materials collected from shipwrecked migrant boats in Sicily and pieces made by unaccompanied teenagers and children at refugee camps in Calais.
Sink Without Trace was listed as one of Frieze magazine’s ‘Exhibitions to Look Forward to in 2019’.
Find out more on Sink Without Trace here.
Price FREE, 12:00 – 16:00
GODDEZZ with Happa & Coco Bryce
If you went to the Rave Today exhibition at the Saatchi on Friday this event is a fitting after-party, a new event that celebrates rave revival sounds.
Buy a ticket here.
Price £5, 22:00 – 05:00
Archway Sound Symposium (CLOSING EVENT)
Featuring Rita Evens, Graham Dunning and Rowland Hill, the closing even will see performances by all three renowned sound artists.
Evans is a London based artist working with sound, movement and light, she has run workshops at the Tate Modern and performed in galleries across the world.
Dunning, a self-taught artist and musician work explores sound as texture, timbre and as something tactile, he also creates visual work and installations drawing on bedroom production.
Born in Leicester, Hill is an artist now based in Manchester, her oeuvre explores performance, moving image, text and sound. She draws on theatre and music in her artwork, playing with gestural and choreographic regimes often collaborating with dancers, composers and conductors.
Find out more information on the exhibition here.
Price FREE, from 19:00
Little Nan’s Deptford Carless Carboot Sale
You will not regret coming to this, 85 pitches in the famous market yard accompanied with tropical tunes to give you “Costa Del Deptford Vibes!”
South East London’s Deptford has a hidden gem, its’ market. Deptford market is one of the oldest markets in London, the original yard and high-street is still used three times a week and I guarantee you will be able to find absolutely anything – from fresh fruit, clothes, TVs to a collection of postcards dated from 1902.
While Little Nan’s carboot sale is not on the same day as the market you will be guaranteed to experience the same Deptford charm and also grab a bargain.
To find out more about the carboot sale or want your own stand click here.
Price free, 12:00 – 18:00
Olafur Eliasson – In Real Life
Olafur Eliasson returns to the Tate Modern this weekend with an unmissable exhibition, featuring Eliasson’s captivating installations that make you become aware of your senses, the people around you and the world beyond.
Some of Eliasson’s most famous and magical artworks will be at the Tate, including those that introduce natural phenomena such as a real rainbow in the gallery.
Throughout the exhibition Eliasson’s engagement with society and environment is present, in one area specifically will focus on the issues of climate change, energy and migration.
The kitchen team at Studio Olafur Eliasson will also create a special menu and programme of related events for Tate Modern’s Terrace Bar, based on the organic, vegetarian and locally sourced food served in his Berlin studio.
To find out more and purchase tickets for the exhibition and menu click here.
All-day Summer Party
A perfect Sunday all-dayer for the sake of a lovely Summer’s day featuring exquisite music, food and people.
Peckham’s best basement spot, Rye Wax, is hosting 11 hours of eclectic music selectors accompanied with happy hour, food and cocktails – what more do I need to say.
Find out more here.
11 July 2019