South London Gallery: Exhibitions and Events in August 2016

South London Gallery, London.

UNDER THE SAME SUN: ART FROM LATIN AMERICA TODAY
Until 4 September 2016, SLG Galleries & Former Peckham Road Fire Station, Free

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today brings together highlights from the Guggenheim’s collection of recently acquired Latin American works, spanning installation, painting, performance, photography, sculpture, and video. It is the second exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.  Find out more by watching the artist films for the exhibition here: youtube.com/user/SouthLondonGallery/videos
Thanks to the support of UBS, Under the Same Sun is the first exhibition to be shown across both the SLG’s main site and the ground floor of the former Peckham Road Fire Station.

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Installation view. Photo courtesy Rosie Reed Gold

UNDER THE SAME SUN: FILM PROGRAMME
Every Sat, 11 Jun – 3 Sep, 11am-6pm, Clore Studio, Free

An extended programme of video works from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative collection of Latin American Art screened in the Clore Studio every Saturday. Including works by: Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Alexander Apóstol, Raimond Chaves and Gilda Mantilla, Tamar Guimarães, Regina José Galindo, Claudia Joskowicz, and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz.

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SOUTH BY SOUTH: PANEL DISCUSSION
Wed 3 Aug, 7pm, £5/£3 Conc, Clore Studio

A panel discussion chaired by Joseph A. Adesunloye discusses arts, culture, rights and sexual health in the Latin American community in London. With speakers Luis E. Guerra, Natália de Santana Revi, Lucila Granada, Advocacy and Gloria Lizcano. The event will be followed by a free Afro/Latin American buffet. Presented in collaboration with NAZ Latina and NAZ Vidas; programmes run by the sexual health charity NAZ, and MANON; an online men’s platform for BAME Gay, Bi and other MSM.

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PLAY DAY
Wed 3 Aug, 1-5pm, Free, Sceaux Garden Estate (Behind the SLG)

Children and families are invited to join us for an afternoon of playful artist-led activities with artists Amy Pennington and WordPlay (Zoe Byatt and Leon Gower). Children will have the opportunity to experiment with recording equipment, audio games, placard making, improvisation and storytelling. Non-residents are welcome and refreshments will be provided.

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RECREATIVE SCREENING
Wed 17 Aug, 7pm, £5/£3 Conc, Clore Studio

This screening of films made by young artists was selected through an open call. The programme is curated by the REcreative Editorial Board, the South London Gallery and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. REcreative is a free online network for young artists.

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TANIA BRUGERA & SASKIA SASSEN IN CONVERSATION
Thu 18 Aug, 7pm, Free, London School of Economics (LSE) Campus, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, WC2A 2AE

Tania Bruguera in conversation with sociologist Saskia Sassen to reflect upon Bruguera’s ongoing research project Immigrant Movement International (IMI) in the context of her residency at the South London Gallery.
Image:Tania Bruguera, Tatlin’s Whisper #6 (Havana Version), 2009. Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2014.11 © Tania Bruguera

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JULIETTE BLIGHTMAN: PORTRAITS AND REPETITION
Thu 25 Aug, 7pm, £5/£3 Conc, Clore Studio

Over the course of a year Blightman has documented her life through painting, drawing, photography, text, photography and film. Portraits & Repetition unfolded as a continuous film inspired by Blightman’s life, the things she saw, the places she visited, with contributions from friends and people she encountered along the way. This event brings the film to a close with a performative lecture by the artist.

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tango negro

SOUTH BY SOUTH: TANGO NEGRO, THE AFRICAN ROOTS OF TANGO
Fri 26 Aug, 7pm, £5/£3 Conc, Clore Studio

This iteration of South by South presents the documentary Tango Negro, the African Roots of Tango (2013) directed by Dom Pedro which investigates the footprint of African music on the distinctive dance of the Tango, through musical performances and interviews.

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