They Are Here, Laughing Matter
25 May–10 June 2018
Preview: Thursday 24 May 2018, 6.30–8.30pm
Collective practice They Are Here expand their dialogue with local migrant workers in the service sector and the Independent Workers Union, through an invitation to a series of stand–up comedy workshops.Read More
The Simpsons Symposium, Organised by They Are Here
Saturday 26 May 2018
Taking its cue from They Are Here’s new work, Welcome (2018) – which is inspired by a line from Homer Simpson in the episode Mom & Pop Art (1999) – the artists have convened a panel of Simpsons enthusiasts. Their discussions will touch on The Lisa Simpson Book Club, notable predictions of the future in the series, as well as the recent documentary The Problem With Apu (2017). Attendees will also be welcomed to share their favourite clips via YouTube.Book here
They Are Here, ROUTINE
Saturday 2 June 2018, 8.30–9.30pm
and Sunday 3 June 2018, 8.30–9.30pm
Collective practice They Are Here present ROUTINE, an evening of live comedy by Londoners living precariously. Participating groups include Migrants Organise, Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation Brixton, the Independent Workers Union, X–Talk and the Latin American Women’s Rights Service. The performances are presented in the gallery which has temporarily been transformed into a comedy club, guest compered by The White Pube.Book Here
David McDiarmid, Rainbow Aphorisms
November 2017–November 2018
Studio Voltaire presents David McDiarmid’s Rainbow Aphorisms, a series of public works shown intermittently across sites in Clapham and Brixton, in partnership with This is Clapham and Art on the Underground. Over the course of a year, artworks will appear at various locations including neighbouring LGBTQ+ venue Two Brewers, the façade of Studio Voltaire, Brixton Underground station, and other temporary locations.Read More
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