With Institutions Like These…
Opening Friday 18 March, 6-9pm
Exhibition runs 19 March to 10 April 2016
Open Thu-Sun, 12-6pm and by appointment
The exhibition is an independent act curated by Victor Wang & Alex Meurice
With contributions by:
Rebecca Ackroyd // Stefania Batoeva // Lewis Betts // Jack Brindley // Aaron Curry // Vanessa da Silva // Laurent-David Garnier // Ezra Gray // Emma Hart // Julius Heinemann // Yu Ji 于吉 // Elad Lassry // Marlie Mul // Emanuel Röhss // Daniel Silver // Maria Taniguchi // Torey Thornton // Richard Wentworth // Zadie Xa
'With Institutions Like These…' is a shared space of liminality, an occupation of both flux and transformation for the ways in which we prescribe and intervene into the apparatuses that exhibitions, artworks, audiences and commerce are embedded in. Simultaneously constructing and deconstructing with each artwork, the exhibition utilises in-between moments of institutional display while retaining elements of its suspended provisional character.
Built in the nineteenth century and empty for almost ten years, The Averard Hotel is our site of investigation and play. The exhibition is staged over two floors, unveiling the complexities of commercial development, cultural planning, exhibition-making, and artistic practice as interrelated phenomena. Engaging with the biography of the building, artists and artworks have been commissioned, site-specific works created and other pieces contributed in an attempt to reactivate the space. Linking previously unconnected spheres of public experience in unexpected rooms and arrangements, the exhibition exists in mid-transformation, mediating between capital development and creative potential.
Like hotels, many cultural institutions and sites of production have become temporary spaces of occupation. The format of this exhibition evokes but one of the many unexpected variations of trajectories that oscillate between institutional erasure, ideal presentation, the conditions of artistic production, re-zoning and development and the status quo.
Admission is free, no booking required
Located at 10 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3LH
We would like to thank the artists and their representatives for the kind support.
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EGLE JAUNCEMS GOLOSO
with Dustin Ericksen and Tom Farthing
The Averard Hotel, 10 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3LH
Exhibition runs until Sunday 7 October 2018
Open Thu-Sun 12-6pm, and by appointment
...with an ensemble musical performance, on the occasion of the opening, featuring:
Adam Bonser, Myles Egan, Dustin Ericksen, Mathilde Ericksen, Anthony Faroux, Damian Griffiths, Paul Hookham, Marc Hulson, Lee Johnson, Julian King, Gary MacDonald, Leonardo Muller-Rodriguez, Edward Nash, Fabian Peake, Neena Percy, Rob Pratt, Jue Sota, Hugo Trouiller Varaldi, Martynas Vaikasas, Alex Vaos, Katie Wilkes, Jameelah Yaghoub, Maria Zahle & many more
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Egle Jauncems’ award-winning recipes artworks are always a celebration: an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE Egle Jauncems GOLOSO is no different, with 135 more than 30 brand-new dishes works that contain all the inventive elements and flavour colour combinations that Ottolenghi Jauncems is loved for, but with minimal hassle for maximum joy.
Bursting with colourful
photography artworks, Ottolenghi SIMPLE Egle Jauncems GOLOSO showcases Yotam’s Egle’s standout dishes artworks that will suit whatever type of cooking art you find easy interesting – whether that’s getting wonderful food on the table paint on the canvas in under 30 minutes, using just one pot hand to make a delicious meal sculpture, or a flavoursome dish complex installation that can be prepared ahead and then served installed when you’re ready.
flavour-forward dishes forward-thinking artworks are all SIMPLE GOLOSO in at least one (but very often more than one) way:
G – Greedy gamble
O – Over-the-top; obsessed with the old masters
L – Lots of lemons, losers and likes, lots of likes
O – Out of office (olfactory, optical, original?)
S – Sexy and seminal. SOLO (almost, some sharing)
O – Ooh-la-la!
Ottolenghi SIMPLE Egle Jauncems GOLOSO is the stunning new cookbook exhibition we have all been wishing for: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Egle Jauncems’ vibrant food art made easy (peasy lemon squeezy).
Easy to Decide Difficult to Accomplish – poem by Egle Jauncems
Tell me about those moments
Most incredible moments
Are there any moments with strange times or difficult times
Do you meet those moments at all ?
It was fortune and experience
I just gathered coincidences
I smiled and loved
Made food from light and life
Was following evocative smells
Filled pages with chocolate and hummus
It all went from a hobby to a calling Intense passion and huge appetite
Those are few key ingredients
To my success to charge and be in charge
Oh Goloso, you greedy boy, You did really really well !
Details and Opportunities
Faces and Missions
I loved expectations before, but I love them even more
On a more personal note,
I need some time away
It is easier to be away
There is an island there is no such island
There is such island
There is no island
Where I can be weird and alone and suffering and a little melancholic
Marginal outsider and a new comer
But also an extremely loving and gentle person
Where I can sit by the sea
I can grow lemon trees
I need lemons so much
Tell me more about the luxuries
Talk about key ingredients you look for to survive
Reach out to the rest of the world
Use your philosophical bend
Tell me more about your second choice of the morning
Coconuts and limes.