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
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
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
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 Cantor, Andrew 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)
Red Greg (DJ)