August 8, 2014

CULTURE CLUB: On Your Radar 08.08.14

Here’s your weekly mailer, featuring a host of handpicked recommendations from the left-field of London’s arts and culture world. Lock down your aerials..:

1. RADICAL GEOMETRY – From radical innovations in the use of colour and form to new materials like neon and interactive – this exhibition reveals some of the most original art of the last 100-years. The exhibition showcases a new visual language that artists have used to express deeply held beliefs about art and its power to change the world around them.

WHEN/WHERE: Royal Academy, until September 28th

2. HOUSE OF VANS – Heading to London after a successful stint in Brooklyn, the London edition comes to the famous Old Vic Tunnels. Will include an art gallery, workspaces, a cocktail bar, and a cinema spread across vie tunnels. And obviously, they’ve built a skate ramp too! It’s all free.

WHEN/WHERE: Old Vic Tunnels, from August 9th

3. INVENTING THE FUTURE OF OPERA – Tete a Tete’s 8th annual Festival transforms as it moves to Kings Cross. Dozens of performances of world and London premieres push the frontiers of opera and fill the area with sound, spectacle and an explosion of creativity over three long weekends. A highlight includes Women Box, an evening of musical threatre at the intersection of boxing and opera –

4. 20th ANNIVERSARY OF PULP FICTION – 20-years! Celebrate twenty-years of Tarantino’s masterpiece at The Hackney Picturehouse with an anniversary screening, accompanied by special cocktails and DJs spinning a Tarantino-inspired tunes.

WHEN/WHERE: Hackney Picturehouse, Mare Street on Wednesday –

5. RIOTS REVISITED FILM FESTIVAL – Next week a film festival revisits the riots three-years on to investigate how they impacted UK youth culture. It will feature films, talks and much more.

WHEN/WHERE: At the BFI on Friday – See flyer below