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Situation Unit

1 May 2015 - 24 September 2015

Across the summer of 2015 three artists have been commissioned to question the gallery as a site for learning through artistic practice. Using their practice they will produce a site that focuses solely on the ability to exchange and unlearn preconceptions of social and political forms through artistic tools.

The blog site will archive the interventions produced by the artists and turned into a multi-functional installation creating spaces of use and no-use. Find out more.

Artists Commissioned

John Reardon (May 2015) – John Reardon is resident artist in the Politics department at Goldsmiths College where he co-convenes an MA in Art & Politics. Reardon makes single and co-authored work, work under a shared name or title, as well as anonymous work.

Harold Offeh (6-10 July 2015) – Harold Offeh’s work encompasses a range of approaches including performance, participation, video and photography. He often employs humour as a means to confront the viewer with aspects of contemporary culture.


Hannah Kemp-Welch (Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 September) – Hannah Kemp-Welch makes performative interventions that use sound. She plays with low-fi, DIY technology to investigate personal and social interactions.

Hannah Kemp-Welch: Unlearning

In residence: Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 September

Performance: Thursday 24 September, 6pm

Artist Hannah Kemp-Welch creates performative interventions that employ sound. She plays with low-fi, DIY technology to investigate personal and social interactions. In September, she works with visitors to make a collection of sounds and scores using everyday objects that she then shapes into performances and installations. This project examines the language and spaces of art and how we use particular terms to construct meaning and identity. The artist aims to set aside the things we think we know about art, the museum and ourselves to explore anew with words and sounds. Drop in on Wednesday 23 September to get involved in this project. You can find the artist in the Atrium, the Jewellery Gallery or the Second Floor Gallery. 

Image: Hannah Kemp-Welch

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