Culture Calendar #8 - Six Picks You Shouldn't Miss

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w/c 6th March

What: Double Take

Where: Skarstedt Gallery

When: Monday 6th March – Private View: 6pm – 8pm

Now firmly in their new home on Bennet Street, Skarstedt Gallery explores the theme of appropriation in their latest exhibition. The Gallery will take us on a historical journey, from the 60s to the present day, as it deciphers how this theme has been investigated and scrutinized by artists using the medium of photography. Featuring the work of Anne Collier, Roe Ethridge, Robert Heinecken, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, and Richard Prince, this is not to be missed.


What: Hilary Lloyd – Awful Girls

Where: Dorich House Museum

When: Wednesday 8th March – Private View: 6pm – 8.30pm

Dorich House Museum presents a major new commission by inaugural Dorich House Fellow Hilary Lloyd. Also, to commemorate International Women’s Day 2017, the Museum publishes the first instalment of Dora: Dialogues on Women’s Creative Practice and Thinking. During the Summer of 2016, Hilary Lloyd worked with and analysed non-professional actors both in the House and grounds to make a new film, loosely based on an informal script devised by the artist herself. The final commissioned work will be shown onsite through Spring 2017.


What: GEORG BASELITZ - 1977-1992

Where: Michael Werner Gallery

When: Thursday 9th March – Private View: 6pm – 8pm

Michael Werner Gallery presents a major retrospective of Georg Baselitz’s works from 1977-92. This exhibition will show some of the artist's most important compositions on paper as well as major paintings. The infamous post-war artist has always had a special relationship with the gallery after Baselitz’s debut exhibition at Galerie Michael Werner in 1963 caused such controversy and  scandal. The exhibition will continue until 6th May 2017.


What: Playback Festival: in association with Random Acts

Where: ICA

When: 9th – 12th March

In association with Random Acts, Channel 4 and Arts Council England, the ICA will show over 140 short films made by up and coming young film makers from across the country. Covering a wide and expansive variety of disciplines and mediums, every movie on show reflects the concerns and vision of young people working with film today. Expect hand-drawn animation, insights into urban chaos and imagined futuristic worlds; the festival offers a platform to emerging English talent.


What: The Idea presents: James Priestley

Where: Hoxton Basement

When: Friday 10th March

The inaugural event from London based promoters The Idea. We did a little segment on these guys last month and can’t wait for their show at the Hoxton Basement on Friday. With electric support from the likes of Benson, Claud, Pablo V and Hecha, this intimate venue looks like the place to be on Friday night. James Priestley of Secretsundaze headlines with what will undoubtedly be an expansive set fulfilling almost every four to the floor genre.


What: Fritz Kalkbrenner - Grand Depart Tour 2017

Where: The Roundhouse

When: Saturday 12th March

In anticipation of his next album release in October, the Roundhouse sees German producer and DJ Fritz Kalkbrenner grace the stage. A dance music heavyweight with a deep back-catalogue, Kalkbrenner’s tour has been charging around Europe to critical acclaim. Last in London for his sold-out Brixton event, he once again bring his unique blend or house and euphoric techno to London’s cobbled streets.