What’s on? AQNB’s weekly list of events + openings around London, Feb 27 – Mar 5

, 27 February 2018

Every week we trawl through our emails so you don’t have to. Special shout out goes to Leicester’s Two Queens who will open their new show on 3 March with artist Claire Davies, The Valley of Lost Things alongside Liam Proudman in the project space



Going Turkish in Bethnal Green: UK premiere of Benim Varoş Hikayem’s My Suburban Story  @ The Hamlet’s Pop-Up Cinema in Oxford House on 27 Feb

Service No 5,  a series of performances by Adam Linder at South London Gallery at selected dates from 28 Feb to 11 Mar

The Future is a Collective Project with Suzanne Treister at SPACE on 28 Feb

Novara IRL: MeToo, Now What? at CLF Art Cafe, Bussey Building on 28 Feb

VAT Notice 702: Works of Art with Frederique Pisuisse at changing room on 2 Mar

A Farewell to Progress talk with Rose-Anne Gush, Dorine van Meel, Naomi Tattum and Wail Qasim at South London Gallery on 2 Mar

Rye Wax presents DJ Haram (Discwoman) on 2 Mar

Cuntemporary presents, New Systems: queer and feminist curatorial practice roundtable at the Royal Academy of Arts on 3 Mar

PS/Y Projects: Fiona James and Jessica Wiesner, You Are That Technicality at Flat Time House on 3 Mar

No Symbols #11 w/ LG vs Covco, TSVI vs Wallwork, Beneath and Chloe Frieda at Ormside Projects on 3 Mar

Tenderpixel present, 3049 Clubnight with Scratcha DVA, Logos, Cõvco, patten and Moonbow (SIREN DJs) at Five Miles on 4 Mar



Rob Chavasse, The gallerist at The Sunday Painter, opening 1 Mar and running to 29 Mar

Sophia al-maria, ilysm at Project Native Informant, opening on 1 Mar and running to 21 Apr

Gaby Sahhar and Rosie Grace Ward, Totally Different Animals at Arcadia Missa. opening 2 Mar and running to 29 Mar

Ian Cheng and Sondra Perry at Serpentine Galleries, opening 5 Mar and running to 3 Jun. 


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9 July 2020

Siblings & Survival: Colin Self talks queer kinship & interspecies thinking for a bonus episode of AQNB’s Artist Statement podcast


Between protest & memorial: On a politics of Indigenous representation in the work of Tony Albert & Barbara McGrady at the Biennale of Sydney

Jessyca Hutchens, Monday

Evoking occult strangeness in a playfully surreal dinner party featuring food & sculpture lit by candlelight at Brussels’ 86 Féron


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Monika Janulevičiūtė & Antanas Lučiūnas ‘Water Striders’ takes its viewer on an inexhaustible quest through desolate places on the periphery

2 July 2020

4va conjures thunderous orchestral landscapes on the tumbling drums & high drama strings of ‘STFX’

aqnb, 2 July 2020

The Deep Real: AQNB’s first Artist Statement podcast featuring Katja Novitskova launches a subscription drive in a period of mutual redefinition

aqnb, 1 July 2020

A deep dive into car culture & its collisions with notions of identity in the Custom group show at Los Angeles’ Gas gallery

29 June 2020

I’m not alone: Alima Lee on isolation, community & Black joy in the many worlds of the internet with her Films for Escapism program

26 June 2020

The epic waves of Fetva’s combustible ‘We Are Floating’ reacts with the oxygen of the katharsis label compilation’s The Breath of Air theme

aqnb, 26 June 2020

Baby Blue & Ugent create transcendental techno hymns on ‘Magical Kingdom America’ & ‘Count Back From Five’

aqnb, 25 June 2020

Alien myths, overlapping histories & skewed chronologies in the ceramic & textile works of Afra Eisma & Susan Kooi at Kyoto’s Garden Lab

22 June 2020

Tijuana’s Benfika comes out of the chaos of spirituality & looks ahead with cautious optimism from within the ruins of ‘Ollin”s orchestral synthesis

aqnb, 19 June 2020

galen tipton’s ‘butterfly drinking blood’ captures a spritely & chaotic form of transcendental catharsis

18 June 2020