Exhibitions and Projects

Whitechapel Gallery announces a new archival display

Out of the Margins: Performance in London’s Institutions 1990s-2010s explores London’s art scene during this pivotal period in which live performance moved from an underground artform to one acknowledged by the establishment.

Posted in | 26 Aug 2022

Donna Huanca invites you to enter PORTAL DE PLATA

Donna Huanca (b. 1980, USA), known for her immersive painterly and multi-sensory installations, concludes Whitechapel Gallery’s series of artist-curated displays drawn from the collection of the Christen Sveaas Art Foundation with an invitation to enter PORTAL DE PLATA.

Posted in | 25 Aug 2022

Whitechapel Gallery announces latest commission from Zadie Xa

In autumn of this year, Korean-Canadian artist Zadie Xa (b.1983) presents her largest solo exhibition in London to date, commissioned by the Whitechapel Gallery.

Posted in | 23 Jun 2022

Whitechapel Gallery presents Moving Bodies, Moving Images

Moving Bodies, Moving Images brings together a selection of short films made in the last decade by contemporary artists exploring the intersection of dance, choreography and moving image.

Posted in | 21 Jun 2022

News

Gilane Tawadros Appointed New Director of Whitechapel Gallery

16 May 2022 – Whitechapel Gallery is delighted to announce that curator and writer, Gilane Tawadros, has been appointed the new Director of Whitechapel Gallery, London. Currently Chief Executive of DACS, a not-for-profit visual artists' rights management organisation, and previously founding Director of the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva), Tawadros will take up her post in October 2022.

Posted in | 16 May 2022

Iwona Blazwick OBE to step down as Director of Whitechapel Gallery

Iwona Blazwick has announced that after twenty years at the helm she will be stepping down in April 2022. Blazwick will continue to work as an independent curator both with the Gallery into 2023, and on a wide range of international projects.

Posted in | 05 Jan 2022

The Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship at Whitechapel Gallery

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship at Whitechapel Gallery, London. Zoe Diao, a Chinese scholar and curator currently based in New York, has been awarded the six-month Fellowship, which begins on 20 September 2021.

Posted in | 02 Aug 2021

Whitechapel Gallery to receive £206,332 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Whitechapel Gallery in London has received a grant of £206,332 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

Posted in | 13 Apr 2021

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