Fellow Rachael Champion, Laura Eldret, Ox Art and Jonathan Trayte have come together to produce TABLE, an evolving exhibition of prototypes, works-in-progress and events that address the theme of the table as social and material form. The exhibition starts on the 24th June and only runs until the 3rd of July - so don't miss it! Open daily 12-6pm. Tannery Projects,, 8 Rich Estate, 46 Willow Walk, SE1 5SF (accessible via Drawing Room).
'Well, we got it right', was definitely on the lips of those who judged six months earlier the 2016 Arts Foundation Literary Translation Award when they heard that Deborah Smith and South Korean author Han Kang had won the Man Booker Prize for 'The Vegetarian'. This is the first year that the prize has been split between the author and translator equally. 'We are delighted to hear of Deborah's success. With an exciting wish list of projects to work on these two awards in 2016 will support her well into the future and I very much look forward to what that will bring' Shelley Warren, Director of the AF.
Playwright Zinnie Harris picked up best play award for her reworking of The Oresteia which was re-imagined in a gripping new trilogy of plays. 'This Restless House' directed by Dominic Hill, with music by Nikola Kodjabashia and designed by Colin Richmond.
Even more refreshed from his Songlines Award, Sam Lee will be performing two upcoming gigs - one an intimate Glastonbury Festival Warm-Up show at Passing Clouds in East London (details below) on the 14th June. The other later in the year - having won a Songlines Award Sam and friends will be appearing Songlines Music Awards 2016 Winners’s Concert featuring Mariza + Songhoy Blues + Debashish Bhattacharya. on the 3 October 2016 at London's Barbican. www.barrbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=19721
The title of Isobel Rock's solo show 'Goblin Market' which opened on the 23rd May was inspired by Christina Rossetti’s famous poem. The exhibition gives free rein to merry blue goblins, joyful bird women and a riot of mis-sold broccoli, bendy balloons, pineapples, eggs, feathers and topknots and is showing until July 31st at 22 Betterton Street, WC2 Monday. If you can't go check out her wonderful work on her new website http://isabelrock.co.uk/