Stour Space Open Studios Weekend
As part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios 2017
As part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios 2017 on the 28th, 29th and 30th July, Stour Space is opening a number of artists studios to the public, hosting events and performances by their closest collaborators, exhibiting work by emerging artists as well raising funds in order to keep supporting the Stour Space resident artists and maintaining affordable studio spaces for the rest of 2017.
OPEN STUDIOS. Friday 28th 6-9pm, Saturday 29th 11am-4pm, Sunday 30th 11am-6pm. Free entry
Stour Space will be opening their doors and welcoming you into their studio spaces. Come by and see the inner workings of the building, and interact with talented members of the Hackney Wick creative community. Artists and designers opening their spaces include jeweler Emma Ware, artist Gunther Jancke, artist and designer Emma Charlton, jeweler Lily McCallin, origami specialist Michael Trew, artist Jordanna Greaves and accessories designer Rachel Johnson.
CAFE AND BAR. Open Friday 28th 8am-late, Saturday 29th 9am-4pm, Sunday 30th 9am-late.
During the Open Studio Weekend, Stour Space will also donate 25% of all food and drink sales towards funding artists’ studio for the rest of 2017. All money raised will go towards subsidising studios to current and future artists in residence. To support the cause, the public can simply enjoy delicious food, drinks and cocktails at the Stour Bar & Café throughout the Weekend.
GALLERY. Open Friday 28th 9am-late, Saturday 29th 9am-5pm, Sunday 30th 9am-late. Free entry
During the weekend, visitors to Stour Space will have the opportunity to view ‘Emerge’, the second exhibition of emerging and graduate artists’ works by Artigon, an art platform that was created to support and maintain emerging and graduate artists. For this latest exhibition they are giving a range of talented artists the opportunity to showcase their work. It is their time to shine. Bright colors, bold figures and dynamic compositions are the way to do it. On show are a range of diverse disciplines, from collage and painting to sculpture and installation.
ADDITIONAL EVENTS. Sunday 30th 12pm-late. Free entry
THE LMNade Associates & #UNiTY crew present their first ever summer dance jam and party at Stour Space. Come down and celebrate 6 months of their continous free dance sessions at Stour Space (POWER SPACE every Sunday). The crew are bringing down dancers from all over London as well as the greater U.K. to boogie down to #UNiTY resident djs and friends playing disco, house, hip-hop, funk, beats, afrobeat and all the music that makes you shake your butt. Kicking off from midday, there will be nonstop banging music into the night. Free entry all day and night. Everyone is invited!