CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Flatpack Film Festival in Birmingham, Offset creative conference in Dublin, Wall To Wall street art show in London, Richard Turley talk in Berlin, Photographer Ansel Adams in LA, and Gilbert and George in Exeter …
Flatpack Film Festival
Various venues, Birmingham
Eclectic line up of features, shorts, workshops, talks and other pop-up events will be happening across the city for this eleven day film festival. Highlights include Phono-Cinema-Théâtre, a series of recently restored short films originally made for the 1900 Paris Exposition; 1980’s 16mm experimental work from Henry Hills; Edward Burtynsky & Jennifer Baichwal’s Watermarks; studio animators in conversation; workshops on light painting and model making; and a variety of animation, which plays a big part in this year’s festival, including Adam Elliot’s Mary & Max; alongside other screenings of new work and classics reworked into immersive installations.
Bord Gaid Energy Theatre, Dublin
The fifth instalment of the three day creative conference, with talks, panel discussions, interviews, debates and presentations, from a range of experts from the fields of advertising, design, photography, animation, illustration and more. Click here to read more on the CR blog, plus look out for our coverage during the event.
Wall To Wall
Hang-Up Gallery, London
22 Mar – 27 Apr
Street art exhibition, with rare and unseen works and limited editions from the likes of Banksy, KAWS, Faile, Swoon, Future, Matt Small, Shard Fairey, David Chloe and Ben Eine. Downstairs Italian artist RUN will create a street art installation, with a solo show to follow at the gallery in June.
Richard Turley: Behind the Design of Bloomberg Businessweek
Gestalten Space, Berlin
19 Mar (7pm)
Lecture with the creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek Richard Turley, sharing highlights from his career with the unconventionally designed weekly news mag, and sharing thoughts on managing deadlines versus creativity.
In Focus: Ansel Adams
Getty Center, Los Angeles
Until 20 July
Marking the 30th anniversary of the American photographer’s death next month, this retrospective exhibition spans the six decades in which environmentalist Adams explored the natural landscapes of the US . The work on show included a selection of the artist’s favourite prints from across his oeuvre, including well-known shots of Yosemite and Sierra Nevadas, alongside earlier work showing the evolution of his style and method.
Gilbert and George
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
22 Mar – 22 Jun
Exhibition of work from the celebrated collaborative duo, representing major aspects of their career from 1969 to 1991, as part of the national Artist Rooms programme. Lynda Morris, who worked with Nigel Greenwood who represented the artists 1970-76, will be giving a talk, Drinking with Gilbert & George, at the museum on 8 Apr, at 7.30pm.
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