TestBed 1

Art & Culture

Beaconsfield Commissions 2010

TestBed 1

Anthony Gross
Michael Curran and Lucy Gunning
Pil and Galia Kollectiv
Joseph Walsh
Lilli Hartmann
Dafna Talmor

18 September 17 October
Tuesday Sunday, 11am-5pm
Beaconsfield, 22 Newport Street, London SE11 6AY

Exhibition Preview: 17 September 6-9pm

Millions online video home-editing YouTube conversational spectacle overnight gulf between cinematic and lo-fi film narrows viewers become creators anarcho-democracy. TestBed 1 showcases the series of new digital screen-based commissions produced during open residencies at Beaconsfield between March and September 2010.

TestBed 1 artists discussion: 19 September at 2pm

Chaired by Francis Summers, an open discussion with artists commissioned for TestBed 1 will take as its starting point the idea that internet browsing may have become implicit in the process of making work.

Francis Summers is a video artist and lecturer, currently conducting doctoral research by practice at the Royal College of Art, London.

TestBed 1 is produced as part of Beaconsfields curatorial mentoring scheme for emerging artist-curators. Mentees: Dafna Talmor and Joseph Walsh.

Vauxhall/London Bridge exhibition preview evening

Join us on 17th September from 6-9pm to view the new TestBed 1 commissions as part of a evening of previews with some of our neighbours:

Alma Enterprises Preview 6 – 9pm
Alex Baggaley: The Perpetual Set-Up
18th September – 17th October

Art House Foundation Preview 6 – 8pm
Jess Flood Paddock: A Trip to Old Stones
18 September 30 October
The Hut Project: I am an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show
you a world the way only I can see it…
18 September 30 October

Gasworks Preview 6.30-9pm
Hydrarchy: Power and Resistance at Sea
Mathieu K. Abonnenc, Goldin+Senneby, Laura Horelli, Melanie Jackson, Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Paul McCarthy, Uriel Orlow, Femmy Otten, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Joo Pedro Vale.
18th September 2010 – 7th November 2010

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The 344 Bus from Liverpool Street to Clapham Junction links Alma Enterprises, Art House Foundation and Beaconsfield, from where its a short walk to Gasworks.

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1. a guiding or warning signal, as a light or fire, esp. one in an elevated position.
2. an open tract of uncultivated grassland; meadow.
3. the central London site dedicated to providing critical space for creative enquiry.