In Whose Eyes?: Practice in Dialogue

4th July – 5th August 2018

Taking the act of looking as a starting point, In Whose Eyes? explores questions of female subjectivity, representation and power in contemporary Western culture. Who is made visible – or excluded – and how they are represented in culture is highly political and impacts on people’s lives in numerous intersectional ways.

FOAM TALENT | LONDON 2018

Damien from the series NGL, 2015 © Namsa Leuba

16 May – 10 June 2018

Foam Talent | London 2018 presents 20 artists – all of whom have been selected for their exciting and creative approaches to the medium. These talented image makers introduce us to a wide range of media and digital aesthetics, which are applied in unique and unexpected ways throughout the exhibition. The exhibition will be officially opened by Simon Baker, director Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP), Paris.

JONNA KINA: BELOW ZERO Finnish Art Prize

7 March – 22 April 2018

Emerging from Finland into the international arena, JONNA KINA is the first recipient of BELOW ZERO, a new contemporary art prize for emergent Finnish artists.

Below Zero – Finnish Art Prize

Beaconsfield commissions: Below Zero

Open call 1 June 2017

Finnish Art Prize

Beaconsfield is honoured to launch Below Zero – a brand new contemporary art prize for emergent Finnish artists. In association with the Finnish Institute in London the prize has been made possible by a generous benefactor wishing to remain anonymous.

Keith Piper: Jet Black Futures 1

20 September – 29 October 2017

Beaconsfield commissions: Mic Drop – part of Jet Black Futures 1

Keith Piper is a Black British artist of international significance and Beaconsfield is proud to have commissioned the latest digital work in the artist’s oeuvre, Mic Drop. The new work is contextualised by the first London screening of Unearthing The Banker’s Bones (2016), an Arts Council Collection 70th Anniversary commission.

Seb Patane: RE-MASTER

1 July – 6 August 2017

A body of new, related works by London based artist Seb Patane, that lie between the fields of art and music. All four works are in some way re-mixed, addressing notions of authorship through drawing other artists– Gustav Metzger, Pablo Bronstein and Black to Comm – into the creative process.

Meditations on the Anthropocene: Landscapes of the Future

4th June 2017, 3.30pm

Curator Taru Elfving and artist-researcher Edwina Fitzpatrick are joined by IC-98 artists Patrik Söderlund and Visa Suonpää on Skype from Finland in a public discussion chaired by Beaconsfield’s Naomi Siderfin that focuses on art projects that combine the visionary with a practical approach to the omnipresent spectre of environmental change.

Foam Talent | London

18 May – 18 June 2017

24 young artists shaping the future of photography

Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam returns to Beaconsfield Gallery London to present its views on the current state of photography.

IC-98, MEDITATIONS ON THE ANTHROPOCENE, 28 January–23 April 2017

28 January–23 April 2017

Meditations on the Anthropocene continues an ongoing relationship between Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall and Finnish artist duo IC-98  Patrik Söderlund (b. 1974) and Visa Suonpää (b. 1968) – whose projects combine research, text, drawing and animation.

Collective Matter in residence

11.12.16 Collective Matter at Gasworks

11 – 22 January 2017 with MATERIAL ACTION at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall

Collective Matter will be on site at BGV Wednesday – Sunday 2-5pm with special collaborative workshop events open to all on Friday 13 January 4-8pm and Sunday 15 January 2-5pm, and a public discussion on Saturday 21 January at 2pm

Material Action‘ is led by Collective Matter, three artists who work with clay and believe it’s a great material for anyone to express their creativity.

WINDAUGE – Mulfinger & Budgett | Giorgio Sadotti

25 June – 18 September 2016

Preview: Friday 24 June 7-9pm with special performance by the band GIORGIO SADOTTI

Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall launch a new commission by Mulfinger & Budgett accompanied by a sound installation by Giorgio Sadotti

Greenhouse Effect

26 May – 12 June 2016

The Liquid Gang Happening: Friday 27 May 6-8.30pm

As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall celebrates the fruits of its previous seedbed residencies with artists Michael Curran and Joseph Walsh in collaboration with Dawn Gaietto, Shanks Pony Gardener and Untitled, resident gallery cat.

Foam Talent: Shaping the Future of Contemporary Photography

22 April – 22 May 2016

Preview: Thursday 21 April 6.30-8.30pm

Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Beaconsfield Contemporary Art in London proudly present ‘Foam Talent’, a group exhibition featuring 21 photography talents who represent an international range of innovative image-makers under the age of 35.

Heidi Kilpeläinen: Implicated

10 February – 10 April 2016

Open late: Friday 26 February, 6-8pm

Heidi Kilpeläinen returns to London after a spell in Finland, to show a new digital work that she has been developing from her residency with Beaconsfield this time last year.