to 22 September
Wednesday to Saturday 12–6
SMILE PLEASE installation, 2018. Image: Jackson White
This is the last three weeks to see Simon English's acclaimed exhibition Smile Please, a new body of 'painted drawings' by Simon English, accompanied by other recent works on paper and rarely seen sculptural assemblages created by the artist between 2014 and 2018.
Watch a video
with the artist
Read an artist interview
in Studio International
JOIN US! SPECIAL LATE NIGHT OPENING
Tuesday 18 September 6–9
As part of Shoreditch Design Triangle (London Design Festival), Simon English will be present to greet visitors, talk about his work and sign books. We will be offering 10% off all sales for this evening only.
Look out for Simon's Instagram takeover from 6 – 13 September. Follow us now
Simon English and Laurence Scott
13 September 6.30–8
Shoreditch Library, 80 Hoxton St. N1 6LP
Simon English in his studio
Laurence Scott's new book Picnic Comma Lightning
Join us for a lively evening of discussion with artist Simon English and acclaimed author Laurence Scott. Their conversation will reflect on recent work, shared influences and inspirations.
Scott's new book, Picnic Comma Lightning explores the political, technological and commercial forces shaping our experience of reality in the 21st century and asks what it means to be a 'real' person in today's social-media age.
JOIN US IN WELCOMING
our new Deputy Director
Next month, we will welcome Rosa Harvest as PEER's new Deputy Director.
Rosa started her career working in both private and public sector arts organisations in Bristol, before moving to London to become Coordinator for Made in Arts London at UAL. Most recently, Rosa was Development Manager at New Contemporaries and is about to complete her MA in Arts and Culture Enterprise at Central Saint Martins.
Dominic Dispirito, James Tailor, Chris Timms, Alex Urie
29 September to 20 October
Private View 28 September 6–8
Dominic Dispirito, Guuuuuurrrrrtttchhhyyaa, sling ya hook, 2018. Manually 3D printed PLA plastic on board 30 x 20cm
BOUND presents the work of four artists who became MA graduates in 2017 from four London-based art colleges, and who have all just completed a year-long studio residency at Acme’s Wharton House studios in Stratford. This exhibition also marks PEER’s third year of partnership with Acme, offering young artists the chance to exhibit at an acclaimed gallery and benefit from the opportunity to work with its small professional team.
IF YOU MISSED IT...
Over the summer PEER presented three live events, which can be revisited via links below.
Douglas Park reading Vinetrilologue –
This poem was commissioned by Rut Blees Luxemburg as part of her exhibition URBAN HARVEST. Filmed by Zed Nelson.
Douglas Park reading Vinetrilologue with Rut Blees Luxemburg
Toby Christian's Trippy Scroller – 13 June
The artist's acclaimed performative light work was presented as a satelitte project to Abigail Reynolds' The Universal Now: and further episodes.
Tanya Harrod's paper I Hold You In My Eyes – 9 June
Presented as part of Fourthland and Fowler's recent symposium, I Carry You In My Eyes: Magic, myth-making and socially-engaged practice.
My Art & Soul
Anti-networking event featuring OOMK & Najwa Umran
Thursday 6 September 6.30–8.30
My Art & Soul welcomes everyone with a creative passion to a chilled evening of ‘anti-networking’, a response to the necessity of meeting other creatives but rejecting the fact that these networks are often forged by privilege and 'who you know'.
Speakers: Najwa Umran, founder of Female Muslim Creatives (FMC) & Sofia Niazi from One of my Kind (OOMK)