Culture Calendar #4: Six Picks You Shouldn't Miss

Let The Tung Plan Your Week 

w/c 6th February

1. What: Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition

Where: National Gallery 

When: Monday 6th February

The Fourth Plinth commissions have become a hotly anticipated and much-debated fixture in Trafalgar Square. They bring ambitious contemporary art to the heart of the historic square.Following the unveiling of David’s Shrigley’s ‘Really Good’, this exhibition presents, for the first time, the shortlisted proposals for 2018 and 2020 by some of the leading artists working today. The exhibition is your chance to have your say on what comes next.

2. What: Artist's Talk: Helen Johnson and Jennifer Higgie

Where: ICA 

When: Tuesday 7th February

ICA exhibiting artist Helen Johnson is in conversation with writer and frieze magazine co-editor Jennifer Higgie discussing her work on the occasion of her exhibition Warm Ties at the ICA (co-commissioned with Artspace, Sydney).


3. What: Menace Beach, Bruising + WhenYoung

Where: Moth Club

When: Wednesday 8th February

Moth Club on why you need to see them: considering DIY gave their Ratworld LP a rapturous 5/5, Menace Beach will dominate with a fist full of riffs that’ll leave you dancing with abandon.


4. What: RAYE

Where: XOYO

When: Thursday 9th February 

Head down to XOYO to catch UK rising star RAYE. Having placed third in the BBC Sound Of…2017 Poll. Read what we had to say about her here


5. What: Intersubjectivity: Language and Misunderstanding  

Where: ICA

When: Friday 10th February

A series of readings and presentations followed by a panel discussion with editors and contributors to the newly-released publication Intersubjectivity Vol. 1: Language and Misunderstanding (Sternberg Press, 2016), includingLou CantorAndrew Durbin and Nicky Marsh.


6. What:  Floating Points (DJ Set)

Where: St John at Hackney Church

When: Saturday 11th February

Melodies International and Eat Your Own Ears present an afternoon of dancing with:
Floating Points (DJ)
Antal (DJ)
Lay (DJ)
Mafalda (DJ)
Red Greg (DJ)