SLAMFriday: Process and Politics

Friday 27 November 2015, 6 – 8.30pm

Plenary where the artists of Harnessing the Wind discuss their work chaired by Dr Rachel Garfield.

The RRAAF Debate: Shifting Power

Saturday 14 November 2015, 4 – 6pm

The RRAAF Debate at Beaconsfield invites artists, activists and speakers to discuss the necessity, possibility and the practicalities of systemic change in arts funding.

Harnessing the Wind

7 October – 29 November 2015

Preview: Tuesday 6 October 7-9pm

‘Harnessing the Wind’ is a metaphor for the difficulties of capturing process: difficult but not impossible – as the image of the wind turbine embodies. Group show with artists Sophie Bouvier Ausländer, Ellie Harrison, Monika Oechsler and Naomi Siderfin

Bruce Gilbert & BAW at Space-Time: The Multiverse

Wysing Arts Centre

5 September 2015, midday to midnight

Bruce Gilbert and BAW – Beaconsfield Artist Directors Naomi Siderfin and David Crawforth – will perform new sound material as well as working on their recent Electromagnetic residency in Cork.

Thomas Yeomans: Anomie

25 June – 15 August 2015

Open late Friday 31st July for #SLAMFRIDAY 6-8.30pm with artist’s talk at 7pm

For all six works exhibited Thomas Yeomans continues his practice of sourcing sound, video, text and other imagery online and diverting it to a new context.

Monica Ross: A Celebration

25 June – 15 August 2015

We continue to screen the video documentation of Monica Ross’ ‘Anniversary—an act of memory..’ on our Flatscreens.

Monica Ross: a celebration

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Saturday 13 June 2015, 11am – 8pm

On 13 June, the premier screening of video documentation by Bernard G Mills will be shown all day at Beaconsfield.

Beaconsfield at The Foundry 2015: On The Wire (i)

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22 April – 26 June 2015, 10am – 5pm

Show extended until Friday 24 July

Beaconsfield curated show at The Foundry including artists Jules Clarke, Ben Cockett, Mathew Gibson, John Timberlake, Caroline Todd and Thomas Yeomans.

Watch this Space

Middlesex University | Third Year Fine Art

Exhibition View – Wednesday 18 March, 5-8pm

Open for one night only

Third Year BA Fine Art students from Middlesex University engage with Beaconsfied to co-curate their own exhibition, reflecting Beaconsfield’s ongoing commitment to mentoring emergent artists.

Simon Clark in residence

4 – 28 March 2015

Open late: Friday 27 March, 6-8pm

Artist/writer/musician Simon Clark is interested in exploring an immersive criticality. Clark will be offering a series of haptic encounters with educational practices, discourse and theory during his Spring residency.

Heidi Kilpeläinen in residence

10 February – 28 March 2015

Open late: Friday 27 March, 6-8pm

Charlie Hebdo, Helena Bonham Carter (naked embracing a fish) and Vladimir Putin, as discussed on Facebook, are some of the global stories informing Heidi Kilpeläinen as she expands her multidisciplinary practice into the Upper space.

Sean Dower in residence

January 15 – February 28, 2015

From 15 January Sean Dower has been in residence at Beaconsfield with a drum kit and assorted instruments, taking advantage of the sound-proof acoustic space of the Arch to develop new work.

24 hours under the arch

12 – 14 January 2015
Public view: Tuesday 13 January 2015, 6 – 8pm

Arch, Lower Gallery and Yard

Undergraduate students from the Department of Art at the University of Reading engage with Beaconsfield’s mentoring programme to curate their own exhibition.

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1 January – 31 December 2014

Beaconsfield has adopted an Early Warning Sign – Sign 1/4, yellow on black – by British artist Ellie Harrison, for the duration of 2014.

The work has temporarily moved next-door to the pop-up Sculpture Garden next to Beaconsfield on the corner of Black Prince Road and Newport Street, Vauxhall SE11 6AB.