6 Oct 2016 – 9 Oct 2016

Event times

Wednesday 5th October
11am to 11pm - FOR CARS ONLY
Thursday 6th October
11am - 5.30pm - FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY
6 – 11pm - FOR CARS ONLY
Friday 7th October
11am - 5.30pm - FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY
Saturday 8th October
11am - 5.30pm - FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY
6 – 11pm - FOR CARS ONLY
Sunday 9th October
11am - 5.30pm - FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY
6 – 11pm - FOR CARS ONLY

Cost of entry


QPark Oxford Street

England, United Kingdom


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DRIVE THRU is a multimedia exhibition located in a central London Underground car park during Frieze week


Q PARK, Level -3 , Cavendish Square , London W1G 0PN

Drive Thru brings together more than 50 artists in an exhibition at the lowest level of the QPark underground car park in Cavendish Square, London. The work exhibited encompasses sculptures, photographs, film, painting, ephemeral works, live performances, happenings, staged works, installations, synchronised car radio transmissions and sound works

As well as being able to be viewed by foot, there will also be periods set aside for vehicles to encounter the exhibition so that this audience can experience the works from their car. All artists have considered this viewpoint when formulating their work and have consciously thought about how their work could be digested when experienced by a driver or passenger in a car that is travelling through the space.

This underground car park was built in 1971 one and is unusual as it has the form of a double helix. The floor that the exhibition is located on, level -3 is a complete circle so visitors can easily go round the exhibition more than once and as the entrances for pedestrians and vehicles are separate, the starting and finishing points will different for each of these audiences.

On Saturday 8th October, there will be a programme artist films/works and performances.

Rebecca Scott will be exhibiting a showing a large tent on which she has written the text of the Document of Human Rights and which contains cushions knitted with the words from the document, as a metaphor to offer comfort and to cushion the injustices of the world.  Stéphane Blumer will install a cinema to screen his feature film Nostalgie de la Boue which will have seating on one side and drive in spaces on the other side. Steve Pettengall is installing an olfactory based sculpture. Kate Renwick has created a synchronized car radio transmission. Peter Lewis and Makiko Nagaya, Ross Andrews Clifford, Adam Nankervis and Hand in Glove have developed live works for the space. Charlotte Moth, Helen Marshall, Laura Emsley, Janet Hodgson and Laura Omacini will screen works for the film programme on Saturday 8th October.

Curated by Roger Clarke and Peter Fillingham

Supported By Geoff Leong and QPark


Peter Fillingham

Roger Clarke

Exhibiting artists

Robert Luzar

Julia Andrews-Clifford

Daniel Hartlaub

Doug Haywood

Laura Emsley

Adam Nankervis

Rebecca Scott

Peter Hofer

Cedric Christie

Ross Clifford

Renata Hegyi

Michael Shaw

Jonathan Slaughter

Dafna Talmor

Jonathan Whitehall

Wolfgang Berkowski

Victor Mount

Helen Marshall

Stéphane Blumer

Janet Hodgson

Edward Chell

Toni Gallagher

Cullinan Richards

Norman Mine

Sinéad Bligh

Makiko Nagaya

Danny Pockets

Judith Dean

Maria Paz Garcia

Sophie Bedingham Smith

Anthony Heywood

Fabian Peake

Martin Thomas

Sofia Borges

Steve Pettengell

Rosanna Dean

Donald Smith

Peter Lewis

Vanya Balogh

Majella Dowdican

Edwina Fitzpatrick

Daniel Pettitt

Pauline Nadal

Stuart Robinson

Rupert Norfolk

Jacqueline Pennell

Laura Omacini

Gillian Duffy

Joan Key

Doug Clark

Peter Fillingham

Charlotte Moth

Hand In Glove

Esther Windsor

Ian Dawson

Kate Renwick

Seamus Farrell

Tessa Williams

Matilda Clarke

Roger Clarke

Camilla Wilson

Mark Woods


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