British Sign Language Tour: The London Open

  • Seema Khalique Harmony 2019 copy

    Seema Khalique, Harmony 2019. 30 x 45 cm. Courtesy the artist.

Free entry

Thurs 4 August, 6:30pm

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am–6pm
Wednesday 11am–6pm
Thursday 11am–9pm
Friday 11am–6pm
Saturday 11am–6pm
Sunday 11am–6pm

Access Information

Tour

Join us for a BSL tour of The London Open led by Chisato Minamimura, who will share personal reflections on the exhibition.   

This tour is designed for Deaf and Hard of Hearing users of BSL.   

To book your free place, please email access@whitechapelgallery.org. 

About Chisato Minamimura

Chisato Minamimura is a Deaf performance artist and art guide born in Japan and now based in London. She trained at Trinity Laban in London, and holds a BA in Japanese Painting and a MA from Yokohama National University. She has created, performed and taught dance and movement in over 40 locations across 20 countries, with various performance projects including 3 years (2003 to 2006) as a company member of Candoco Dance Company.   

She approaches choreography from her unique perspectives as a Deaf artist, creating what she calls ‘visual sound / music’. Her practice combines work in visual sound / music, Sign Mime, BSL art guide, digital and performance to explore human sensory experience. Her work has been supported by Arts Council England, British Council, Unlimited, Wellcome Trust and Disability Arts Online.