To mark the 10th anniversary of sketch, from 1st March 2012 Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed will transform the Gallery restaurant in the first of a new long-term programme of artist-designed restaurants for the venue. Through a series of new works both functional and decorative, Creed will create an environment that is at once as an exhibition, an artwork, a restaurant and an Events space.
Over the past decade sketch has hosted over fifty major exhibitions of moving image in the gallery, including shows by Carsten Nicolai, Jo hn Baldessari, Jonas Mekas and Sylvie Fleury, as well as numerous off-site projects such as the CINACT series at The Gate Cinema in collaboration with Serpentine Gallery and international touring programmes such as A New Stance for Tomorrow at Bidoun Artists Cinema, Art Dubai and Volta Film, Tribeca Grand Screen, New York.
With this new initiative sketch continues to contribute to 9 Conduit Street’s rich heritage as a destination for experimentation in design, art and architecture in a building whose previous incarnations over the past century include hosting the headquarters of RIBA and the Atelier of Christian Dior.
The sketch exhibitions programme is curated by Clea Irving
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