If you’re looking for cool exhibitions, then head down to the Tate Modern, Barbican and/or the National Gallery! And if it’s music, then you should know that this Friday B.O.B will be gigging at the indigo2 whilst the Eastender festival is also kicking off at Village Underground. It’s a busy week, more after the break.
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Mind The Art @ London Transport Museum
Until 26th October 2012
Mind the Map: inspiring art, design and cartography will draws on the Museum’s outstanding map collection to explore the themes of journeys, identity and publicity. The exhibition is the largest of its kind and includes previously unseen historic material and exciting new artworks by leading artists including Simon Patterson, Stephen Walter, Susan Stockwell, Jeremy Wood, Claire Brewster, and Agnes Poitevin-Navarre.
Spirit Of Soul | Open Mic @ Troy Bar
Fancy some souful sounds and jazzy beats, head down to Troy Bar just off Hoxton for open Mic night. They also serve jerk chicken…
Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 Exhibition @ National Gallery
Until 23rd September 2012
This multi-arts project, part of the Cultural Olympiad’s London 2012 Festival, draws on the powerful stories of change found in Titian’s masterpieces, revealing how these spectacular paintings continue to inspire living artists.
Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s @ Barbican
Opening Night! Open until 13th January 2012
This major photography exhibition surveys the medium from an international perspective, and includes renowned photographers from across the globe, all working during two of the most memorable decades of the 20th century. Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s brings together over 400 works, some rarely seen, others recently discovered and many shown in the UK for the first time.
B.O.B will be performing at the indigo2 this Friday, expect tracks such as ‘Nothing On You’, ‘Airplanes’ and ’Magic’, taken from his debut album B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray in 2010. See him also perform tracks from his latest album Strange Clouds which includes ‘So Good’.
The East Ender 2012
Live Industry and The Little Black Book Agency are proud to announce the first annual East Ender, a three day arts and music micro-festival celebrating East London’s artistic heart and soul from Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd September. The East Ender is a home coming celebration for all East London’s residents and artistic talent. After travelling around to festivals and gigs across the country and abroad, we welcome back our loved ones for one last summer fling. The EE places some of the best emerging talent alongside some of the greatest and most influential living legends. This is East London’s official summer closing party
BP Saturdays: LOUD TATE @ Tate Modern
In collaboration with Punchdrunk Enrichment, Tate Collective present their latest event, inspired by the BP British Art Displays at Tate Britain. Alternative Perceptions will take you closer to the art and artists of Tate through an eclectic programme of cutting edge music, art and performance. Immerse yourself in new work by electronic sound artist Matthew Herbert and DJs Actress & Moire, live music from Purple Ferdinand and a spoken word performance by Kate Tempest. Plus, graffiti knitting art collective Knit The City will be bringing yarnstorming to Tate Britain.