Tetris Hang

28 Sep 2018 – 13 Oct 2018

Event times

28th September to 13th October 2018

Cost of entry



England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 453,436,36,177,53,21,172,P13, 343,
  • New Cross Gate Overground
  • New Cross Gate

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Tetris hang is an exhibition about rearrangements, were where works will shift around the space in a daily rehang, rotating (where possible) and even disappearing.


Tetris Hang is the first milti artist project at FamilyHouse.Space. Works will hang in a loose grid related (at least in spirit) to the old computer game designed by Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov in 1984. It's a game of cascading shapes the player must quickly organise in the neatest possible way. In this, the D.I.Y. version of the game; the sense of movement will be slo mo. Each day that the show is on paintings will be shuffled into a completely new composition. This is a challenging prospect. The artists are letting go of one of the most fundamental concepts of a conventional exhibition, that the placement of a painting on the wall is it's constant and it's relation to the space once hung, a given. In Tetris Hang the show will evolve as the diverse personal approaches to painting of the artists involved "get to know each other" in the space. The "chemistry" of the works will create their own relationships, in a manner of speaking and "move themselves" around the room as they assert their own visual demands. 

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simon Haddock

Exhibiting artists

Trevor Burgess

Julian Wakelin

Edward Chell

Ellie Reid

Phil King

Mimei Thompson

Scott Miles


Phillip Reeves

Phillip Reeves



Mark Sibley

Simon Haddock

Dorian Mcfarland

Nadja Gabriela Plein

James Aldridge

James Aldridge

David Micheaud

Trine Lise Nedreaas

Scott McCracken

Charley Peters

Anna Bjerger

Fiona Long


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