Deep within the stables in Camden is where Arcadeworks can be found. A gallery home to regular art events and exhibitions. It's a very contemporary and interesting venue for art and popular to many hipsters of the London scene. A very cool place to take a walk around and enjoy some art at the same time.
Arcadeworks is dedicated to the production of new work and in particular to art concerned with technological objects and collecting. Exhibitions take the form of site specific installations commissioned for the Arcadeworks space. The arist(s) who create(s) the installation produce a piece of art relating to it, which is available as a limited edition multiple, and a book produced in a limited numbered edition of 100
Current exhibition until 29th November is "Majestic Violence of Light" by Nabil Ahmed and Pol McLernon which places a discourse on blindness within the shared premises of Arckiv. (vintage eyewear) and Arcadeworks gallery.
Next exhibition is "63: Dream Palace" by Olu Michael Odukoya, continues Arcadeworks series of site specific installations, developing the idea of Phantasmagoria through the language of commercial display. 4th December-10th January, Private View December 3rd at 7pm.
Established in 2009.
Arcadeworks is Arckiv. (vintage eyewear)'s research station.
Arckiv, collectors and curators of vintage eyewear of world reknown, initiated certain discourses around the archeology of technological objects and human creativity which it was beyond its remit to fully explore.
Arcadeworks was created to stage aspects of these discourses in an engaging and genuinely innovative way.
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