ECVAN Opportunities and Exhibitions

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Check out the ever-growing map of nominated locations for ECVAN’s project New Geographies. News about commissions to come later in the year. Follow the project via @newgeog



Curator / Lecturer at Kettle’s Yard

Kettle’s Yard and the Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge invite applications for a joint post of Curator and Lecturer.

The post holder’s duties and responsibilities are distributed between two University of Cambridge institutions: Kettle’s Yard (60%); and, the Department of History of Art (40%).

Deadline: Tuesday 12 September 2017. Full details here.


Are you a member of Outpost, Norwich?

Members' Show 2017 selected by Andy Holden
10 November - 17 December 2017

OUTPOST is pleased to announce its 11th annual Members' Show, selected by Andy Holden. Submit your work and join Outpost now. Deadline: Saturday 7 October 2017. Full information can be found here.



Heritage Open Weekend
9 September, 11am -4pm
Peckover House, Wisbech

Meet artists Aid & Abet to hear more about their Trust New Art Commission for Peckover House, a National Trust property. The commission will focus on the lives, beliefs and artistic talents of the Peckover and Penrose families. More details here about the project and here about the open day.



Maximum Overdrive
Focal Point Gallery, Southend
Until 10 September – this weekend!

Featuring Julia Crabtree and William Evans, Thomas Lock, Nina Wakeford, Lucy Woodhouse, Maximum Overdrive is an ambitious project that seeks to connect the gallery space to its immediate social context at Elmer Square. Full details here.

Maximum Overdrive Takeover
Nina Wakeford
9 September 2017, 6pm

Details here.


Lubaina Himid: Warp and Weft
Firstsite, Colchester
Until 1 October, 2017

Warp and Weft is a survey of works by the 2017 Turner Prize nominee, Lubaina Himid. Full details here.


In Quotes: collage and assemblage in contemporary art
East Gallery, NUA, Norwich
Until 7 October 2017

IN QUOTES presents works by an exciting range of contemporary artists working with collage and assemblage across generations. Full details here.



Fallen: Revolution – Propaganda – Iconoclasm
Art Exchange, Colchester
15 September 2017 - 4 November 2017

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, this exhibition explores the rise and fall of the cult of Vladimir Lenin. From the exhilaration of the early Soviet years, to the systematic imposition of a personality cult that was used to enforce the will of the Communist Party, FALLEN documents the inglorious fate of the Soviet Union’s deification of Lenin. Full details here.


Florence Peake & Tai Shani: Andromedan Sad Girl
Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
Preview: Saturday 7 October, 6-8pm
Until 19 November, 2017

Live performance event: Saturday 4 November

Andromedan Sad Girl is the first major collaborative exhibition by artists Florence Peake and Tai Shani. Through ambitious new sculptural works and wall paintings, the artists will create an immersive and imaginary site of a lost pre-symbolic civilization.

The exhibition is commissioned by Wysing Arts Centre and supported using public funding by Arts Council England, with additional support from the Henry Moore Foundation and The Elephant Trust.  Full details here.