The Showroom

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

Next Exhibition

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28 March – 5 May 2018


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


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

  1. Images
    Event Criminal Queers: co-hosted with Bent Bars Project, Reclaim Holloway & Cinenova

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    Event 365 Days of Invisible Work

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    Event No Reading After the Internet with cheyanne turions, DAM PROJECTS and Seecum Cheung

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    Event Learning in a Public Medium

  5. Event Cinenova: Now Showing - Holly Antrum

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    Exhibition Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks

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    Event Dawn Breaks Final Performance: Free Flow Fictioning with Ismail Ali, Afri Harry, Caroline Mawer, Victory Milentijevic-Goodfellow & Marjane Moghimi

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    Event Open Call: Gasworks Residency for artists based in Africa

  9. How_institutions_think
    Event Book Launch of How Institutions Think: Between Contemporary Art and Curatorial Discourse

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    Event OPEN CALL: Communal Knowledge

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    Event Book launch: The Hawthorn Archive by Avery F Gordon

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    Event Dawn Breaks performance: U My Show

  13. Jewyo_rhii_jihyun_jung_gwangjubiennale2016_2
    Event Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung in conversation with Je Yun Moon

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    Exhibition Everything we see could also be otherwise (My sweet little lamb)

  15. Lutz_becker_kino_beleske_2_
    Event Lutz Becker screening and conversation with Lina Džuverović

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    Event Brows Magazine Launch

  17. Avant1color
    Event Object Positions Public Lecture 6 | The Aesthetic Mark and the Cultic Difference: A Reply of the Karrabing Film Collective with Elizabeth A. Povinelli

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

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

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

  21. Gaze_pressimage
    Event Gaze: Analogue / Digital Photography workshop

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

  23. Lgbtbritain_image
    Event LGBT Britain on Film: Why Study Queer History?

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    Event Ashley Hans Scheirl in conversation with Oreet Ashery

  25. The_political_animal_image?1521407486
    Event The Political Animal

  26. Otherstorieshivaids_showroom_web
    Event Other Stories of HIV/AIDS: Culture, History, and the Ongoing Epidemic

  27. Keys
    Event Public  Meeting | Cooperatives and their potential for artists and art institutions

  28. Demos-cover_sm
    Event Book launch: Against the Anthropocene – Visual Culture and Environment Today

  29. Fiona
    Event Fiona Jack: Using our hands to Organise

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

  31. School
    Event Schooling & Culture launch events

  32. Fete
    Event Penfold Street Fete

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    Event Micro Rainbow Refugee Week Fundraiser

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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

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