March 13, 2015
Unity Culture Club: On Your Radar – 13.03.15
Here’s your weekly co. mailer, featuring a host of handpicked recommendations from the left-field of London’s arts and culture world.
Lock down your aerials…
1. A HOGARTHIAN PARTY AT THE TATE
Presenting a unique slice of seedy British life, Tate Britain showcases the work of Hogarth. His satirical pictures have a timeless playfulness and this event celebrates his work in a way he would’ve surely loved to – with a mountain of food and booze. The night includes a guided tour of the exhibition, a three course-meal and wine specially paired with his artwork.
WHERE? Tate Britain
WHEN? Friday, March 13th
2. FUTURE FEST
Futurefest is a weekend of looking forward, thinking about how the world might look in years to come through lectures, workshops and unique experiences. Edward Snowden and author Jon Ronson are among the speakers, who will be thinking through digital privacy, online personalities and body-responsive technology.
WHERE? Vinopolis, London Bridge
WHEN? Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 15th
The new show from acclaimed artist Slinkachu, he creates exquisite moments in time with tiny characters expertly hidden in the urban detritus. His new work shows the best of a diverse world in London town – seeking out and recreating the natural world around the capital. His miniature people explore the hidden wild enclaves within our city: green pastures appearing through cracks in the concrete.
WHERE? Andipa Gallery, South Kensington
WHEN? Friday March 13th onwards
4. HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL
The world’s leading film festival dedicated to defending and protecting human rights comes to London. The festival works tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for change and to bring greater justice and security to people around the world. Highlights of the London festival include the UK premiered of Life Is Sacred about the violence of everyday life in Columbia, the UK premiere of Wim Wenders’ film about legendary photographer Sebastian Salgado called The Salt of the Earth, and the premiere of the The Yes Men Are Revolting about corporate crime and hoaxers in the USA.
WHERE? Venues around London
WHEN? Wednesday March 18th to March 31st
5. SCALEXTRIC CLUB NIGHT
Nostalgia moves into top gear, and the good news is there’s no Jeremy Clarkson to be seen. Stories bar in London Fields is hosting the UK’s first ever Scalextric club night. Both beginners and experts are invited to flex their trigger fingers and push their little 1:32 racers to the limit..
WHERE? Stories Bar, London Fields
WHEN? Tuesday March 17th