‘To make art happen’ is the first in series of three international art exhbitions with twenty-seven artists from seven countries happening in Peckham London in 2018-2019.
The participating artists in the first exhibition are; Thoroddur Bjarnason, Darri Lorenzen, Snorri Ásmundsson, Sara Bjornsdottir, Saemundur Thor Helgason, Frederique Pisuisse, Hatty Lee, David Cotterrell, Kevin Atherton Libia Castro & Olafur Olafsson.
All three exhibitions will highlight the multiple manifestations of time in art. Whether it is a photograph of an empty space where people’s non-presence becomes resounding, site-specific work, video or a live performance, all of the works in the three shows will concentrate on time. Bringing together artists that have all dealt with the presence of time in their work or who regard their work as performative. To encourage discourse with and amongst the audience there will be live performances at all three openings.
Along with the exhibition there will be artists talks open to the public.
Following the opening on Sunday April 8th at 2 will be a talk with Thoroddur Bjarnason, Snorri Ásmundsson and Kevin Atherton.
Monday April 9th at 18:30 conversation between artist Libia Castro and philosopher and writer Nina Power. They will be discussing the project campaigne ‘Your country doesn’t exist’.
House opens at 18:00 light refreshments.
Sunday April 15th at 4:30 talks with David Cotterrell and Sara Bjornsdottir. Finisage and light refreshments.
The exhibition will be open Thursdays-Sundays from 13-18. Until April 15th.