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GUTS Gallery Launch


  • Ugly Duck 47-49 Tanner Street London, England, SE1 United Kingdom (map)

Guts Gallery Opening Exhibition, 16th-19th May, In Partnership with, @WeAreUglyDuck, 49 Tanner St, London SE1 3PL.⠀⠀


From the 16-19th May 2019, Guts Gallery is opening its doors for the first time, exhibiting works from renowned and emerging practitioners at Ugly Duck’s London Bridge event space. An extensive programme has been curated, with talks, tours and spoken word events taking place, to produce and uphold creative networks for artists often not afforded such opportunities. In partnership with the company, Ugly Duck, whose large scale studio complex is being offered, enabling artists, community groups and the public to come together in London’s busy centre.⠀

Guts Gallery aims are to provide financial support and exhibition opportunities for artists less platformed within today’s contemporary art scene; our desire is to facilitate space and exposure for BAME artists, female artists, working-class artists, queer artists, and artists outside of London (bridging the North/South divide)⠀

Through initiating relationships between established and emerging artists, we can create an inclusive and diverse arts community, with a dynamic and interesting creative working environment, to produce new structures that enable emerging artists to have the exposure they are often denied...

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Our aim is to cultivate an art scene here in London that supports and promotes artists of low income backgrounds, as well as all artists of colour, sexual orientations and gender identities, to collectively demonstrate the cultural wealth, quality and importance of grassroots galleries and encourage new audiences from outside of London to enrich nation networks. 

OUR MISSION

Guts Gallery aims are to provide financial support and exhibition opportunities for artists less platformed within today’s contemporary art scene; our desire is to facilitate space and exposure for BAME artists, female artists, working-class artists, queer artists, and artists outside of London (bridging the North/South divide)

The distribution of wealth within the arts operates on a model which mirrors that of wider social austerity; it disproportionately benefits people who do not experience racial oppression, gender or class discriminations. In order to facilitate the success of struggling artists, individuals in the art world and institutions who are financially and creatively influential need to recognise and discuss the lack of resources available to a large number of artists who are systematically disadvantaged and unheard. 

Through initiating relationships between established and emerging artists, we can create an inclusive and diverse arts community, with a dynamic and interesting creative working environment, to produce new structures that enable emerging artists to have the exposure they are often denied.

THE PURPOSE

The distribution of wealth within the arts operates on a model which mirrors that of wider social austerity; it disproportionately benefits people who do not experience racial oppression, gender or class discriminations. In order to facilitate the success of struggling artists, individuals in the art world and institutions who are financially and creatively influential need to recognise and discuss the lack of resources available to a large number of artists who are systematically disadvantaged and unheard.

Later Event: May 18
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