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Upcoming and past exhibitions and galleries at Conway Hall
Drawing the Last Breath: Portraits of my Father by Daniel Fooks (until 31 March) | Thursday 1st March
In our society we have a tendency to look upon death and dying with a sideways glance. This exhibition – a series of powerful drawings by Daniel Fooks of his father on his death bed – tackles the issue head on.
An evening of Croatian music, words, art and wine. Listen to a live reading from the first full-length English translation of Uncle Maroye by Marin Držić, violinist Anda Vican playing works by Luka Sorkočević and see an exhibition of photographs of Dubrovnik taken by Bari Goddard.
Drawing the Last Breath: Portraits of my Father by Daniel Fooks – Meet the artist evening | Friday 23rd March
You are invited to view the exhibition and meet with the artist Drawing the Last Breath: Portraits of My Father. This exhibition – a series of powerful drawings by Daniel Fooks of his father on his deathbed – tackles the issue of death head on. Drinks served. All welcome.
Daily until Monday 23rd April. Free. Jamie Boyd embraces different types of subject matter and different qualities of light. Whether dreamlike portraits, café terraces, concert halls, or Mediterranean and Australian landscapes, he is equally skilled at capturing the softness or strength of the light.
Until Thursday 31st May. Free. An exhibition of painted and collage works by Barbara Marks, inspired by the calligraphy of Master Zhixing Wang, The I-Ching, the Tao Te Ching and the life of the artist’s father as a Japanese Prisoner of War.
‘Seven years ago I moved down from Yorkshire to London, and began painting canvasses. My work is inspired by the lines, textures, and reflected light of the city, the ever changing mirror of the River Thames, and the mesmerising dazzle of the City at night’.
The exhibition has two parts – “London Presence” and “What We See”. London Presence is an exhibition of photographs by participants from Grace Gelder photography workshops at Conway Hall. What We See is a group show by people ages 8-18 who have attended Young Photographers London workshops within the last year, led by Grace Gelder & Niaz Maleknia.
Curated by Dr Susan Croft for Unfinished Histories/SuffrageArts. Featuring posters produced by the early Women’s Liberation Workshops (WLW) from 1969 onwards, alongside posters for companies like Beryl & the Perils, Clean Break and Theatre of Black Women, and for local government campaigns like Women Into Manual Trades. Camden, with its…
When is a woman not a person? Find out at Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers – an exhibition to celebrate 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 and the first women lawyers. The exhibition places the opening of the legal profession to women in the context…
As though a rock had been lifted and there were green shoots beneath’ This is how Sara, who we met in the Northern Syrian town of Kobanê, described the 2012 revolution, when the authoritarian Syrian regime withdrew control and the Kurds were able to set up their own autonomous organisations.…
This event is part of When women gather … a public programme of events connected to Grace Gelder’s photography exhibition at Conway Hall which has been curated with Marianne Mulvey. The exhibition runs from November 9th to January 31st.