The Showroom

The Showroom is a contemporary art space focused on collaborative approaches to cultural production within its locality
and beyond.


Everything we see could also be otherwise (My sweet little lamb)
20 September – 11 November 2017

Curated by What, How & for Whom/WHW, Kathrin Rhomberg and Emily Pethick in collaboration with the Kontakt Art Collection.

Artists: Geta Brătescu, Lutz Becker, Josef Dabernig, Nika Dubrovsky, Tim Etchells, VALIE EXPORT, Stano Filko, Marcus Geiger, Tomislav Gotovac, Vlatka Horvat, Sanja Iveković, Běla Kolářová, Július Koller, Jiří Kovanda, KwieKulik, Katalin Ladik, Dora Maurer, Oscar Murillo, David Maljković, Paul Neagu, Neša Paripović, Ewa Partum, Manuel Pelmuş, Cora Pongracz, Ashley Hans Scheirl, Mladen Stilinović, Petr Štembera, Goran Trbuljak, Mona Vătămanu and Florin Tudor, Stephen Willats.


The Showroom, 63 Penfold Street, London, NW8 8PQ
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7724 4300
Underground: Edgware Road


Object Positions Lecture 6 | Elizabeth A. Povinelli and Karen Salt, Monday 30 October, 6.30–8.30pm


Create Church Street Fund - deadline 16 October


Watch now - a film about The Showroom's Communal Knowledge programme


Communal Knowledge: find out more about collaborations in our local area...


Watch films from Cinenova's archive

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    Event Call out to Artists: Create Church Street fund – apply now!

  2. Scotland-2016-edinburgh-city_observatory
    Event Towards a City Observatory: Constellations of art, collaboration and locality

  3. Gaze_pressphoto1
    Event Gaze: On the Verge of the Visible

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    Event Gaze: Analogue / Digital Photography workshop

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    Event Gregory Sholette: Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism

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    Event LGBT Britain on Film: Why Study Queer History?

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    Event Ashley Hans Scheirl in conversation with Oreet Ashery

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    Event The Political Animal

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    Event Book launch: Against the Anthropocene – Visual Culture and Environment Today

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    Event Fiona Jack: Using our hands to Organise

  11. Event Object Positions Public Lecture 5 | RESTING 4 SURVIVAL with niv Acosta followed by a conversation with madison moore

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    Event DASH - A performance-lecture by Ho Rui An followed by a Q&A with Zach Blas

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    Event Object Positions Public Lecture 4 | Melissa Blanco Borelli: Dancing, Thinking, Sensing, Feeling: Corporeal Practices and Discourses on Decolonisation

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    Event Practices of Affinity – an evening of shared readings and discussion on independent arts practices

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    Event To Become Two: Public salon

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    Event Object Positions Lecture 3 | Reading the Dead: Denise Ferreria da Silva in conversation with Shela Sheikh

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    Event Cinenova: Now Showing

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    Event Object Positions: Lecture 2 | Karen Salt: Administering Activism, Organising Change, Holding Our Form(s)

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    Event Underground / Ecology with Timothy Morton and Federico Campagna

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    Exhibition Laura Oldfield Ford: Alpha, Isis, Eden

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    Event Walking Cities: London

  22. L_o_f-40
    Event Laura Oldfield Ford: Listening event

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    Event Object Positions Lecture 1 | Nana Adusei-Poku: Everyone has to learn everything!

  24. Es
    Event Hubs and Fictions: On Current Art and Imported Remoteness

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    Event Cinenova: Now Showing

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    Limited Edition Laura Oldfield Ford: Alpha, Isis, Eden

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    Event Holding Space - Open Call to Artists

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    Event Unite Against Dividers - Born in Flames

  29. Horns
    Event Wax and Dust: Experiments in Composition at the British Library Sound Archive

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    Event Now Showing Patrick Staff

  31. Ian10
    Event HERE IS INFORMATION. MOBILISE – celebrating the life and work of Ian White

  32. Large
    Event A V A: Audio Visual ALCHEMY - Film screening

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    Event Now Showing Kari Robertson and Judith Barry

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    Exhibition Uriel Orlow: Mafavuke’s Trial and Other Plant Stories

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    Event We All Have a Problem with Representation: Feminist Performance and Video

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    Event My home is your home: public works and BHP