Shona Illingworth at The Gallery + Dilston Grove: 13 October – 27 November 2016

Shona Illingworth: Lesions in the Landscape 

Preview: Sunday 9 October // 2 – 5pm
13 October – 27 November 2016 // Dilston Grove & The Gallery
Wednesday – Sunday // 11am – 4pm

Lesions in the Landscape by UK/Danish artist Shona Illingworth is a powerful multi-screen installation, exploring the impact of amnesia and the erasure of individual and cultural memory. The work reveals the devastating effects of amnesia on one woman and the striking parallels with the sudden evacuation of the inhabitants of St Kilda in the North Atlantic in 1930. It examines the profound effect and wider implications of memory loss on identity, space and the capacity to imagine the future. As part of an international tour and now shortlisted for the 2016 Jarman Award, lesions in the landscape comes to CGP London in autumn 2016.

This exhibition is produced by FACT Liverpool in association with CGP London, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre and UNSW Galleries, Australia and is supported by an arts award from the Wellcome Trust with additional support from the University of Kent. With special thanks to the National Trust for Scotland and Scottish Screen Archive NLS. A new publication will launch following the exhibition.

For full details, please click here.

CGP London is Recruiting // Deadline Extended

CGP London is seeking enthusiastic candidates for a new administrator to support the small gallery team at a significant stage in its 32 year history. The administrator role will support on all aspects of our core operations including exhibition support, general administration, marketing and fundraising.

This is a part-time, two days per week permanent PAYE position with pension (subject to renewed core funding).

Probationary period: 3 Months.

CGP London is a Charitable Trust (managed by the Bermondsey Artists’ Group), artist-led organisation and Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation with support from Southwark Council. We were established in 1984 to promote the advancement of the arts and education. We continue to commission work by artists at all stages of their careers alongside an integrated engagement programme.

To apply for this post, please click here (PDF) to download the job description and here (Word) to download the recruitment questionnaire.

Please submit by to a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role in response to the job description (maximum 2 sides A4) with your CV (Maximum 2 sides A4) and completed questionnaire.

To manage the large number of anticipated applications, we wish to conduct our selection process entirely through e-mail. Therefore, we request that you send your application by e-mail as either a PDF or Word document with attachments where necessary.

Application Process:

Advertising period: Monday, 19 September – Monday, 19 October 2016

Deadline: Monday, 10 October 2016. Submissions by e-mail to (Electronic applications only, to arrive by 5pm)

Short-listing: 18–21 October 2016

Interviews: Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Full details, job description and recruitment questionnaire are available by clicking here.

CGP Support

Support CGP London

in 2016, our programme will include the first london solo exhibition (across both venues in collaboration with Matt’s Gallery, London) by Graham Fagen since 2002, a new installation commission by Paul Carter and Lesions in the Landscape by Shona Illingworth (across both venues, commissioned by FACT, Liverpool). In addition to the core funding from Arts Council England and Southwark Council, we rely on financial support from trusts, foundations and individuals to present an ambitious programme of exhibitions, screening, events and learning activities.

There are many ways of supporting us through; starting or building your own art collections by purchasing artworks or Limited Editions, sponsoring a project, donations, or becoming a Friend (coming soon).

For more information please click here or email to discuss a more personalised form of support.



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