Pierre d'Alancaisez founded Waterside Project Space on Wharf Road, East London in 2008. waterside contemporary re-launched in nearby Hoxton in October 2011.
waterside contemporary is committed to developing an ambitious and vibrant multidisciplinary and cross-generational programme. Representing a portfolio of UK and international artists, the gallery brings institutional-quality exhibitions to London art audiences and market and supports the artists through curatorial projects and international art fairs.
waterside contemporary's programme supports determined and engaged art practices, and exhibitions and projects encompass practices that pertain to and stem from political periphery. In parallel, the gallery engages with conceptually-driven work of mid-career European and UK artists. An international commitment allows the gallery to foreground current and historical overseas debates in a London context. The gallery works closely with its artists on developing projects in London and abroad.