The ONCA Gallery will re-open this summer. In the meantime, our events remain online and our exhibitions are available to view online and in the Gallery window from outside. The ONCA Barge is now open on Friday mornings and for one-off events. See below for more information.
Join us for a talk and screening by artist-curator Susuana Amoah that delves into the question: What do white walls have to do with whiteness? Chromophobia and White Cube Galleries is a video-essay by Susuana that discusses the implications of white cube aesthetics in contemporary art galleries, specifically looking at the connections between chromophobia, the aesthetics of modernity/coloniality, and attitudes towards artists of colour. Expect a presentation followed by conversation. About the artist Susuana Amoah is an artist-curator and PhD…Find out more »
An invitation to all who are curious: join kin'd & kin'd for more eco-poetry at kin’d & kin’d (Kay Syrad and Clare Whistler) return for their third Changing Everything Carefully series at . They say: 'We want to investigate and celebrate diverse views and thinking about ways of making eco-poetry, and we are proud to announce the first guest in our programme - Merrie Joy Williams. Merrie will be performing her poems and discussing the invention of new poetic forms,…Find out more »
"All my works have a common theme: summer." "For me who is conscious of summer throughout the year, I can feel the summer that remains in the corner of everyday life even in the coldest season. I draw the work by capturing the summer that exists in everything. There are things that I use to draw summer: beetles, stag beetles and drone beetles that are symbolic of summer. I borrow their form and portray this world as a kind of…Find out more »
Please join and CIWY for the online launch of The Puma Years, published by Little A. is delighted to host author Laura Coleman in conversation (via Zoom) with Tania ‘Nena’ Baltazar, founder and president of Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY). Jon Cassidy, CIWY secretary of international relations, will translate. In The Puma Years, founder Laura shares the story of her liberating journey in the Amazon jungle, where she fell in love with a magnificent puma who changed her life, at…Find out more »
Join us for a talk by Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper on the arguments for police and prison abolition in the UK and how these connect to climate justice. Expect a presentation by Adam followed by an opportunity to ask questions. Tickets are free or by donation - select your preferred ticket option (free or donation) at checkout. All money raised will be shared between and Account, a youth-led social action project based in Hackney, London, that monitors and scrutinises police activity…Find out more »
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