Rachel Ara at the Whitechapel and the Barbican

  We are beyond excited that Rachel Ara will be exhibiting at the Whitechapel Gallery this summer as part of the London Open. The triennial open submission exhibition brings together critical and dynamic art that reflects on the experience of living in a global city now. ‘This Much I’m Worth’ – pictured above and previously exhibited at the gallery as part of Controlled Realities and via a live video feed at the London Art Fair 2018 will be on display from 8 June.

Panel Discussion on Artist Residencies – Thursday 5 April 7pm

  Anise Gallery will be hosting a panel discussion on Thursday 5 April at 7pm on artist residencies. The talk supports ‘Exhibit A’, our current exhibition of work by Florence Trust resident artist Kristina Chan and V&A resident ceramicist Juree Kim. The panel discussion will provide insight into application processes, what residencies to look out for and how they can help artists with their career. Speakers will include Kristina Chan; Susan Clarke, Studio coordinator at East London Printmakers; Kate Quinlan, Residency Programme Assistant at the V&A and Tyler Woolcott, Curator... Read The Rest →

London Art Fair 2018

From 17-21 January, Anise Gallery were at the London Art Fair exhibiting 5 artists covering a wide range of media, from Ian Chamberlain’s intricate etchings of architectural structures to Rachel Ara’s four-metre-wide neon installation ‘This Much I’m Worth’, which was being streamed live from a warehouse in south London. The over-riding link however for the works on display was technology, an aspect of the curation of the stand that was picked up on by the fair itself and Sotheby’s Institute who kindly stopped by on several of their VIP tours... Read The Rest →

5 Artists | 1 VR Portfolio @ The London Art Fair

 As part of our stand curation at the London Art Fair 2018 we will be showcasing a portfolio of exhibiting artists in virtual reality. Set within Anise Gallery’s aspirational gallery space the virtual catalogue offers an intimate, hyper-real viewing experience. Hear the hum and see the flicker of Rachel Ara’s neon, traverse the layers of Ian Chamberlain’s etchings and be witness to Jacek Ludwig Scarso’s miniature figures coming to life – whatever memories you take from the experience we hope that they enhance your appreciation and understanding of the... Read The Rest →

A Visit to A-VR’s VR Shipping Container

With a keen interest in virtual reality and its technologies we feel, as a gallery, that it is important to keep up to date with developments in its use. With this in mind we visited our close friends and collaborators A-VR at their pop-up space in The Artworks, Elephant and Castle. The space was set up to showcase exciting uses for the technology, in the form of a room scale virtual environment hotel suite with the new [HTC Vive] wireless device, which makes navigating the physical space of the pop-up... Read The Rest →

Nasty Women : Architecture Opening Night on London Live

We were delighted that London Live decided to join us at the opening of Nasty Women : Architecture. Featuring the exhibition and interviews with co-curator Issey Scott and architect/designer Julie Ann Cormie it made for an exciting first night! You can view the shortened version of the feature here http://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2017-10-26/experience-augmented-reality-selfie-wallpaper And here are a couple of snaps! Big thanks to London Live and Reya El-Salahi for taking the time to feature the exhibition and the work of Nasty Women.                

‘Zaha : An Architectural Legacy’ Film Screening and Q & A
Thursday 2 November 7pm

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED US FOR THE SCREENING OF ‘ZAHA – AN ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY’ Special thanks to Conran for hosting the screening and to Laura Mark, Jim Stephenson and Melodie Leung for their discussion Please join us on Thursday 2nd November for a screening of ‘Zaha: An Architectural Legacy’. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film makers Laura Mark and Jim Stephenson. One year after Zaha Hadid died, this film takes a look at Zaha’s career and legacy through five chapters and buildings which... Read The Rest →

Nasty Women : Architecture Call for Artists

Anise Gallery are delighted to be joining the global Nasty Women art movement for its next exhibition. Set up by female artists in New York last year, the name was derived from a comment Donald Trump made to Hilary Clinton. The movement has since organised a number of exhibitions and events with the aim of raising awareness of women’s rights and raising funds for women charities around the world. Our Nasty Women Architecture exhibition is being co-curated by Aesthetica Art Prize Winner and V&A digital resident Rachel Ara and Candid... Read The Rest →

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