The Showroom

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

Current exhibition

Working Practices: a collaboration with Clark House Initiative

25 May – 7 July 2018


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


Elvira Dyangani Ose is The Showroom's new Director!


New publication - Uriel Orlow: Theatrum Botanicum book launch on Thursday 21 June at Whitechapel Gallery!


Check out the Library for the latest audio recordings of events!


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

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    Publication Uriel Orlow: Theatrum Botanicum

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    Event Book launch: The Empire Remains Shop

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    Exhibition there’s something in the conversation that is more interesting than the finality of (a title)

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    Publication Alex Martinis Roe: To Become Two – Propositions for Feminist Collective Practice

    Event Rabih Mroué: An Evening of Performance Lectures

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    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

  10. 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

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    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

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    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)

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    Event Lutz Becker screening and conversation with Lina Džuverović

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    Event Brows Magazine Launch

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    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!

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    Event Towards a City Observatory: Constellations of art, collaboration and locality

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    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 Other Stories of HIV/AIDS: Culture, History, and the Ongoing Epidemic

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

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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

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

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    Event Schooling & Culture launch events