Author: Around Dulwich

GE Moore Lecture: TS Moore OA and view of Exhibition

The fifteenth and final lecture on Monday 14th October will bring the GE Moore series at Dulwich College full circle, with two talks about the work of his brother, and fellow OA, Thomas Sturge Moore (1870-1944), poet, dramatist and wood-engraver. The evening will begin at 5.30pm in the Old Library with an opportunity to view the exhibition ‘Phoenix and Unicorn’. Following the exhibition at 6.30pm please make your way to the James Caird Hall for the Reception, followed by the Lecture at 7:00pm in the Auditorium. GE Moore Lecture: TS Moore OA and view of Exhibition Money 14th October at 5.30pm The Old Library followed by the George Farha Auditorium Dulwich College, Dulwich Common, London, SE21 7LD Tickets available here

Dulwich Picture Gallery – September events!

Exhibitions & Displays Unlocking Paintings: Artists in Amsterdam Until 12 January 2020. Included in Gallery admission. A new display that explores Amsterdam during the 17th century, when it became the new economic superpower in Europe, providing a wealth of opportunities for young painters to make their mark. This display explores the personal stories of key artists from our Collection; including works by Meindert Hobbema, Jacob van Ruisdael and Willem van de Velde II. Explores tales of invention, ingenuity, fortune and loss, all against the backdrop of an ambitious, fast-moving city. Edward Alleyn’s Gift – Celebrating 400 Years of Dulwich history: 1619–2019 Until 29 September Free entry, subject to closure for other Gallery events using Linbury Room This exhibition will take you on a journey through local history, from the origins of Edward Alleyn’s 17th-century foundation to the present day, including a short film by Simon Purin and an interactive map for visitors. Emerge Festival: Mind & Body Positivity 27 September, 7-11pm. £10 – £25 Family Events Art Sundays Summer season: until Sunday 29 September, 2-4pm every …

Herne Hill Music Festival: 4-13th October 2019

This year’s festival celebrates a a wealth of music in 21 events, in an even wider variety of styles than before. On Friday 4th October, the festival kicks off at the Half Moon pub with a performance of modern jazz tune arrangements and tributes from our very own Herne Hill local Becky Handley and her band, for which is sure to be an entertaining prologue. The same evening they have a 2019-approach to “contemporary classical music”, with a live electronic performance from nonclassical composer Gabriel Prokofiev, in the walls of Off The Cuff. The following day, Saturday 5th, the festival invites local performers to take part for the first time as musical participants, with the Wind and Brass Playday at St Faith’s church, as well as A Fun Afternoon of Music for younger players at Methodist Hall, facilitated by an inspirational musician and leader. Please visit the festival website for more information and to sign up. That evening, world music lovers can enjoy tasteful and curious amalgamations of Gypsy, Jazz, Classical, Indian, Turkish and Balkan music from Faith I Branco on accordion and violin at Off The Cuff. Also there, on Sunday October …

The Ballad of Peckham Rye

French & Mottershead | Woodland Friday 27 – Saturday 28 September, 2019 One Tree Hill, Honor Oak Park Road, SE23 £5.75 – £6.50 + booking fees “a work celebrating our belonging to the wider fabric of the universe – something we often forget” Aesthetica Magazine We are delighted to invite you to join us to experience French & Mottershead’s moving audiowork Woodland at One Tree Hill, Honor Oak, on the works first public outdoor staging in London. Woodland describes your body’s slow fade into the leaf litter of the forest floor, whilst lying under the ancient oak on top of One Tree Hill. This work connects you deeply to your body and to the oak itself and considers the biological and chemical processes that continue long after you are conscious, as you are gently subsumed by the earth over thousands of years. Woodland is part of French & Mottershead’s Afterlife series of audio works. All works in the serieschart in poetic yet forensic detail. The series originated from a combination of personal fear connected to …

These Faces/This Place

THESE FACES/THIS PLACE is part of fine art photographer Olivier Tafforin’s larger project FACES AND PLACES and features photographic portraits and scenes shot in SE22. As an artist obsessed with the sublime, the beautiful and the visually poetic, Olivier (who was a painter for over 15 years) has been shooting a particularly broad array of images both in France (where he was born) and in England (where he has lived for over 20 years). When he started exploring East Dulwich he was impressed by its creative vibe, diversity and sense of community. From a shot of a discarded foam mattress all the way to portraits of business owners and residents, his photographs take us on an atmospheric and textural journey paying homage to this iconic area of South East London. Private View:  Thursday 19th September 6.30-9pm Opening times:  20-22 & 25-29 September and 2,3 October (from 11am to 5pm) Closing party:  4th October 6.30-9pm Gallery Address:  Artists Space, 155a Lordship Lane, behind Franklins, SE22 8HX Olivier is a photographer currently based in London. He developed an …