The Showroom

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

Next Exhibition

There’s Something In The Conversation That Is More Interesting Than The Finality of (A title)

28 March – 5 May 2018


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


Come and build your own adventure playground with the Woodland Tribe
12-14 Feb!


Join our reading salon with cheyanne turions, DAM projects and Seecum Cheung on Thursday 15 February!


Book now for Cinenova Now Showing: Kimberley O'Neill on Thurs 28 Feb!


Book launch at Tenderbooks: 365 Days of Invisible Labour on Sat 17 Feb!


Find out more about the Object Positions project!


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


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


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

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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 Cristina Lina > Public Play exhibition at IOE

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

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    Exhibition Laura Oldfield Ford: Alpha, Isis, Eden

  6. Image_ecology
    Event Underground / Ecology with Timothy Morton and Federico Campagna

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    Event Walking Cities: London

  8. 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!

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

  11. Dame2still5dames
    Event Cinenova: Now Showing

  12. L_o_f-52
    Limited Edition Laura Oldfield Ford: Alpha, Isis, Eden

  13. Chimurenga_showroom_dan_weill_photography-32
    Event Holding Space - Open Call to Artists

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    Event Unite Against Dividers - Born in Flames

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

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    Event Now Showing Patrick Staff

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

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    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

  23. Colloquium_image_from_zero_books_website
    Event Colloquium: Sound Art and Music – Book launch, performance and screening

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    Event Symposium: Theatrum Botanicum and Other Forms of Knowledge

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    Event Legion TV Presents: Karen Cunningham, Movable Type; Under Erasure

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    Event Biennials, Triennials, and documenta and Cultural Anthropophagy joint launch with Anthony Gardner and Pablo Lafuente

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    Event Uriel Orlow and Cooking Sections: Better, More Exotic and Half a Penny Cheaper

  28. 2016-09-28_15.46.52
    Publication Ricardo Basbaum: Diagrams 1994 – ongoing

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    Event Cinenova: Now Showing

  30. Uriel_orlow_-_mandela's_gold-02
    Limited Edition Uriel Orlow: Mandela’s Gold

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    Exhibition Communal Knowledge at Work

  32. Showroom_-_uriel_tincture-ointment_workshop_dan_weill_photography-154
    Event Putting the Medicinal Garden to Use

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    Event Book launch: The Curatorial Conundrum with Paul O'Neill, Lucy Steeds and Gerrie van Noord

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    Event Medicinal garden launch and tour with Uriel Orlow and Michael Heinrich

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    Event People Make Videos Open Workshop

  36. T.j.demos
    Event Decolonizing Nature: T.J. Demos in conversation with Kodwo Eshun and Ros Gray

2018 Communal Knowledge commission - Alicia Reyes McNamara

Working with The Portman Family Centre and Gateway Academy Westminster