The Art Society presents, ‘To make art happen’ an international art exhibition with 11 artists from four countries.
On April 6th at 6 at SafeHouse 1 Peckham will be the opening of the first of three international art exhibitions that will take place in London in 2018 and 2019. Twenty-seven artists from seven countries are taking part in the project. The artists are from Iceland, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Ireland and Canada. All three exhibitions will highlight the multiple manifestations of time in art. The first exhibition is titled ‘To make art happen’.
The artists in the first exhibition are;Thoroddur Bjarnason, Darri Lorenzen, Snorri Asmundsson, Sara Bjornsdottir, Saemundur Thor Helgason, Libia Castro & Olafur Olafsson, Kevin Atherton, David Cotterrell, Hatty Lee and Frederique Pisuisse.
Bringing together artists that have all dealt with the presence of time in their work or who regard their work as performative. To encourage discourse with and amongst the audience there will be live performances at all three openings.
Along with the exhibition there will be artists talks open to the public.
Following the opening on Sunday April 8th at 2 will be a talk with Thoroddur Bjarnason, Snorri Ásmundsson and Kevin Atherton.
Monday April 9th at 18:30 conversation between artist Libia Castro and philosopher and writer Nina Power. They will be discussing the project campaigne ‘Your country doesn’t exist’.
House opens at 17:30 light refreshments.
Sunday April 15th at 4:30 talks with David Cotterrell and Sara Bjornsdottir. Finisage and light refreshments
The exhibition will be open Thursdays – Sundays from 13-18