Exhibition

Bench

21 Jan 2016 – 13 Feb 2016

Event times

12 - 6pm, Wed to Sat

Tintype

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • 38, 56, 73, 341, 476 (and on neary Upper Street 4, 19, 30, 43)
  • Angel, Highbury & Islington
  • Essex Road

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BENCH: Assemble, Helen Barff, Adam Clarke, Anna Lucas, Michael Simpson, Richard Wentworth, Joby Williamson, Madalina Zaharia

About

A bench offers a place of temporary privacy in the public sphere; on a street, in a park, at a railway or bus station, in an art gallery or museum.  Sitting on a bench is a transient stop. On the way somewhere, in between here and there, a place to pause.

Sitting on a bench also presents social possibilities, the chance to strike up a conversation with a stranger or interact with passing people - an inherently shared or shareable space; an encounter waiting to happen.

BENCH presents diverse interpretations of this humble, utilitarian structure. 

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Curators

Teresa Grimes

Exhibiting artists

Michael Simpson

Richard Wentworth

Madalina Zaharia

Adam Clarke

Assemble

Helen Barff

ANNA LUCAS

Joby Williamson

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