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Top Five Exhibitions this Week!

Posted on June 5, 2017

Benedict Drew

The Trickle-Down Syndrome

7 June – 3 September 2017

Free entry


Co-commissioned by Whitechapel Gallery and Art Night 2017The Trickle-Down Syndrome is comprised of five connected yet distinct rooms drawing on wide-ranging references, from the stage sets of classic Hollywood cinematographer Busby Berkeley to the Surrealist worlds of artist Max Ernst.

Drew invites viewers through a dizzying array of kaleidoscopic projections, vividly coloured video screens, experimental synthesizer compositions, hand-drawn landscapes, large-scale banners, human-shaped sculptures, a tiered stage, painted canvas tambourines and an accompanying audio narrative all coming together to take visitors on an emotional and sensory journey.


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Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Serpentine Galleries

From 8 June 2017 to 10 September 2017

Free entry


See new works by the Turner prize-winning artist with Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! at the Serpentine Galleries.

Known for his distinctive ceramic pots and tapestries, Grayson Perry uses extraordinary craftsmanship to engage his audience with contemporary social themes, including popularity, art, masculinity and the current political climate.

Ponder the artist’s central concern with how modern art can involve and appeal to different sections of society at the free exhibition in the heart of Kensington Gardens.

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Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction at the Barbican 

3rd June - 17th September

Free entry

Push the boundaries of reality with Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction at Barbican The Curve.

Featuring exhibits from cult classics including Star Wars, Star Trek, Interstellar, District 9, Alien, Jurassic Park and Godzilla, the project focuses on four main sections: Extraordinary Voyages, Space Odysseys, Brave New Worlds and Final Frontiers.

Travel through time and space with film screenings, original manuscripts, film props, contemporary art and plenty of aliens in the festival-style exhibition.

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The Fi.ELD presents: aCROSS art

Startford Circus Arts Centre

£4 entry

Experience art: 4 different ways. Come and support home-grown talent in East London as The Fi.ELD present to you aCROSS art.

aCROSS art is a chance to see new dance performed alongside an exhibition of sketches, film and photography focusing on the dancers – by young people for young people. See these art forms come together under one roof and be inspired. 

Our exhibition evening will take place at Stratford Circus Arts Centre in studio C3 on Tuesday 6 June, 7:30-9pm.

Tickets are just £4 – BOOK NOW via the Eventbrite website.

Brought to you by The Fi.ELD: a unique East London Dance programme to develop the future innovators of dance, equipping them with skills and resources to make their ideas happen. As the 4th Fi.ELD cohort, we are proud to be working as such a close unit with so many like-minded people, producing creative projects and events… for YOU.

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Leonard Rosoman at the Royal Academy of Arts

Artist and Illustrator

1 June – 28 June


Leonard Rosoman’s skill as an illustrator is at the heart of all his work. Delicate drawn lines are overlaid with washes of colour to create his characteristic, almost dreamlike paintings, such as Jumping Figure: Mohave Desert. His poster design for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition of 1971 demonstrates his effortless ability to combine all the necessary information for the show within a large hat and a bunch of flowers, without taking away from the impact of his bold drawing of a young girl.

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