In My Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You
Preview: Thursday 14 April 2016, 6.30–8.30pm
15 April–05 June 2016
Studio Voltaire presents a major new commission by Sharon Hayes, the US-based artist’s first exhibition in a UK public gallery. Hayes has looked specifically at queer and feminist archives in the US and UK which document gay liberation and women’s liberation. Working with both the content and display of archives, Hayes has re-staged some of the most affective forms of material she has encountered in a new large-scale installation and five-channel film.Read more
OFFSITE: We have rather been invaded
Studio Voltaire has commissioned British filmmaker Ed Web-Ingall to undertake a project which looks at the impact and legacy of Section 28, a law enacted in 1988 to ‘refrain local authorities and schools from promoting homosexuality or the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship’. This act was to become law on the 24th May 1988 as Section 28 of the Local Government Act, partnering with the British Film Institute and METRO.Read more
The Neo Naturists
08 July–21 August 2016
The Neo Naturists are an important live art collective initiated in 1981 by Jennifer Binnie, Christine Binnie and Wilma Johnson. The group emerged as a part of London’s subculture that arose from the squatting community in the aftermath of Punk and the emergence of the New Romantic club scene and the advent of Thatcherism. This exhibition will be the first historical survey of The Neo Naturists work in a public institution.Read More
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