Somerset House

Somerset House
The Strand, Aldwych, London, WC2R 1LA
  • Telephone 020 7845 4600
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  • Website www.somersethouse.org.uk
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2018 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition

This April, contemporary photography returns to Somerset House with the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. Featuring inspirational works by more than 600 artists, the exhibition will showcase winning and shortlisted works from the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's most diverse photography…

Fri 20 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 21 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 22 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 14 more dates until 6 May

Chloe Lamford: Show Room

Site specific installation summoning a theatrical back-stage with abandoned architectural features, imagined vistas, theatrical props, shimmering curtains and transformative stages that provides visitors the opportunity to be a player in an as-yet-unscripted play.

Sun 25 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 08:00 – 19:00

Mon 26 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 08:00 – 19:00

Tue 27 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 08:00 – 19:00
…and 68 more dates until 6 May

Eloise Hawser: By The Deep, By The Mark

A journey through a three dimensional mind-map of sculptures, audiovisual displays, medical hardware and archival materials taking the venue's close relationship with the River Thames and Victoria Embankment as its starting point.

Sun 25 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 26 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 27 Feb

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 54 more dates until 22 Apr

Hannah Perry

Somerset House Studios artist Hannah Perry will present a solo exhibition at Somerset House in July, with new work addressing questions of gender, class, mental health and the impact of technology on how we communicate our inner worlds.

Thu 17 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

The Influence Project

The Influence Project features never-seen-before photographic portraits of pioneers of R&B, Funk, Soul, Afrobeat and Hip Hop. Congolese, London-based photographer Alexis Chabala and producer Lorayne Crawford have captured the characters of both icons and contemporary artists, from George Clinton, Shuggie Otis, Bill…

Thu 17 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Kimchi And Chips: Halo

Kimchi and Chips: Halo invites audiences to look at one of London's favourite public spaces through a new magical lens. Anglo-Korean artist duo Kimchi and Chips has been commissioned by Somerset House to create a new installation for its neoclassical courtyard. Around 200 mirrors will reflect the light of the sun through…

Thu 17 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Photo London

Photo London 2018 will showcase the very best of the past, present and future of photography, with emerging artists presented alongside new work by established masters and rare vintage pieces. The fourth edition of the Fair will include more than 90 of the world's leading galleries, with a special exhibition from the 2018…

Thu 17 May

£22 / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

£22 / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

£22 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

£22 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Print! Tearing It Up - Independent British Magazines Changing the World

This summer, Somerset House will explore the history and impact of the British independent magazine scene today in Print! Tearing It Up. Curated by writer Paul Gorman (The Story of The Face, In Their Own Write: Adventures In The Music Press) and Somerset House's Senior Curator Claire Catterall, the exhibition charts the…

Thu 17 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Process!

As part of Print! Tearing It Up, Somerset House and Somerset House Studios residents OOMK, who produce a biannual publication focused on women, art and activism, will present PROCESS! - a weekend festival on 21 and 22 July celebrating and interrogating the making of independent media, in an age of infinite information.

Thu 17 May

£6 / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

£6 / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

£6 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

£6 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sony World Photography Awards

The winners and shortlisted images from the Sony World Photography Awards.

Fri 20 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 21 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sun 22 Apr

£8–£14 / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 14 more dates until 6 May

Werkflow: Sovereign

A playable demo of new video game Sovereign, which inhabits the body of a boy in his mid-teens, taking place between two worlds - a wartorn 'game world' and a real-life suburban landscape linked to his inner imagination.

Fri 6 Apr

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 7 Apr

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Apr

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 21 more dates until 29 Apr

World Illustration Awards 2018 Exhibition

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition returns to Somerset House this summer, showcasing the best work by international emerging and established illustrators. The exhibition features all 200 projects shortlisted by a jury of industry professionals, alongside in-depth presentations of each category winner. For the first…

Thu 17 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 18 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 May

Free / 020 7845 4600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

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