Category: Highlights - Published: 2016-12-21
1. #ElectronicSuperhighway. We kick-started 2016 by powering-up for a journey back through 50 years of art and the internet.
Watch curator Omar Kholeif talk about his highlights from the show.
This year she’s been touring Milan, Todi and Faenza developing a new work we’ll unveil at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2017. Watch this space!
Jonas Lund’s interactive work Fair Warning drew from the format of online questionnaires and personality tests to question the art market, the role of the gallery and how the digital sphere affects the value of art.
You can still take part at fairwarning.tech.
…and she shared her musical inspirations with us along the way, from Brian Eno and Jefferson Airplane to R.E.M and Musical Youth.
Ashton’s installation for the 2016 Children’s Commission dotted her animal critters around Galleries 5 and 6, from boggle eyed sock puppets to a mysterious animated work featuring elephants and an alpine newt.
140,000 people have watched our live stream of the U.S feminist art collective’s talk on diversity in the arts, coinciding with their Whitechapel Gallery exhibition.
Our four-part collaboration with the Barjeel Art Foundation, who hold one of the most extensive collections of art from the Arab region, allowed us to show modern and contemporary works telling the story of Arab art over 100 years.