Parasol Unit

Parasol Unit
14 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW
  • Telephone 020 7490 7373
  • Opening times Tue–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm; closed Mon.
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  • Website www.parasol-unit.org

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There are 9 events at this location

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Artist Talk: Tschabalala Self In Conversation

Join New York-based artist Tschabalala Self for an insightful discussion. Self has created an intriguing group of works in painting, printmaking and sculpture that show evidence of being influenced by the fractured vision of Cubism and use materials, such as paint, fabric and paper. These diverse materials allow Self to…

Tue 17 Jan

Poetry Performance - Praxis 6

Set One Lo Wie & Manfred Werder Set Two A.Typist (Ryu Hankil, lo wie, Manfred Werder This is the sixth instalment of an innovative poetry series, presented by Royal Poetics Research Centre and Parasol unit. Hosted in partnership with Royal Holloway University of London.

Wed 8 Feb

Free / 020 7490 7373

Poetry Workshop - Baby Doll With Poet & Musician Simon Pomery

How do we write the body and the bodily in poetry? How can we use the senses to make sense of the physical? In this workshop we will take inspiration from the art of Tschabalala Self, engage with writing exercises to stimulate somatic responses, and respond to poetries that challenge representations of the body. Simon…

Tue 31 Jan

Sunday Family Workshop - In Search Of The Real Me With Flora Duley

Make exciting and intriguing patterns from distorted shapes. Create a representation of yourself using the technique of collage while looking at colour palettes from Tschabalala Self's current exhibition. The workshop includes an introductory look at Cubism as representation of 3D and 2D objects. Flora Duley is an artist…

Sunday Family Workshop - London Art Fair

Join this exciting drop-in family workshop, part of London Art Fair's education programme, and be inspired by our current exhibition of Tschabalala Self's work. Using a range of materials and printmaking techniques, create a large-scale collaborative work, as well as making your own prints and collages. Social Fabric have…

Sun 22 Jan

Free / 020 7490 7373

Sunday Family Workshop - Personal Space Body Parts with Alexandra Hughes

Explore the theme of identity through a playful approach to making figures. Using an array of material, including fabrics, paints, magazine cut-outs and everyday packaging, see how colours, textures and images can come together to form intriguing personalities. Alexandra Hughes is an artist and artist educator…

Teachers & Artist's Workshop - An Introduction To Stop-motion Animation With Intofilm

Learn how stop-frame animations can be made using a range of technology such as digital cameras, iPads and smart phones, and edited using a variety of programmes. Explore narrative, planning and design through claymation, silhouette, paper cut and pixellation animation. The session will also examine the ways in which…

Tschabalala Self

Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist.

Tue 17 Jan

Free / 020 7490 7373

Wed 18 Jan

Free / 020 7490 7373

Thu 19 Jan

Free / 020 7490 7373

…and 45 more dates until 12 Mar

Youth Project - Pieces Of Me With Sarah Pimenta

Inspired by the work of Tschabalala Self, this three-day workshop led by Social Fabric artist Sarah Pimenta offers a masterclass in printmaking techniques and the opportunity to create finished printed works. You will be encouraged to experiment and develop your work using a range of materials, whilst collaborating with…

Mon 13 Feb

Free / 020 7490 7373

Tue 14 Feb

Free / 020 7490 7373

Wed 15 Feb

Free / 020 7490 7373

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