NEWS

25:01:2024

in vitro: Selected Curators Announced!


We’re excited to announce that the following selected curators will be developing and presenting new exhibitions and public programme events over the next 4 months at in vitro, Enclave Projects:



𝗡𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗪𝗼𝗻𝗴
Portuguese-born Macanese independent curator. Having studied Fine Arts in Central Saint Martins, her practice revolved around the virtual world and its relationship with humans. Currently based in London, her curatorial practice aims to bring more young artists to attention and challenge the traditional viewer and art relationship with unconventional spaces and interactive designs. @K1TSCAR1BUR



𝗧𝗼𝗺&𝗧𝗼𝗺
A London-based spatial artist curator duo. With a background in architecture they have developed a multidisciplinary spatial practice around themes of data infrastructure, virtuality, and images of self in digital environments. Their work challenges normative conceptions of the future and questions the influence of private and state entities upon technology and digital space.

thomasmclucas.com
tom-hunter


𝗝𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗮𝗻 𝗘𝗱𝗴𝗲 / 𝗞𝗶𝗶𝗸 𝗔𝗺𝗼𝗿
A trans artist / curator from the UK working within the fields of experimental practice and sonic arts. Their world is based at the intersection of experience design, performance art, and trans-sonic worldbuilding. They present hybrid species, non-human and queer/trans sonic narratives through multidisciplinary experiences. Jordan also performs under the alias Kiik Amor; an exhilarating live performer, and experimental music composer. Kiik combines savage audio rot, broken pop melodies, and active noise to create diverse hyper-sonic worlds.

www.kiikamor.com



Nina Wong will be the first to be hosted at 𝙞𝙣 𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙧𝙤, with a show opening in February, More information coming soon!



@gossamerfog



12:12:2023

NEW OPPORTUNITY at Enclave Projects:  𝙞𝙣 𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙧𝙤 - Open Call for Emerging Curators


Gossamer Fog is inviting applications to participate in their curatorial incubation programme, 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰. They are selecting three emerging curators, collaborative curatorial projects or collectives to research, develop and present a project or projects within our new dedicated 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰 space, located in Unit 2 Enclave Projects.

𝙞𝙣 𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙧𝙤 is an opportunity for the selected emerging curators to work independently, gaining valuable experience in working with a budget and a flexible gallery space. Gossamer Fog also offer additional curatorial guidance and mentoring. Those selected will each be provided with a 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙚 5 𝙬𝙚𝙚𝙠 𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙤𝙙 𝙖𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙧𝙤 in which to develop, install and present their project to the public. The new in vitro space is a glass fronted, well presented gallery space of 222 sq ft with high ceilings, shared kitchen/toilets and exhibition equipment. Gossamer Fog will also provide a total of £1000 𝙩𝙤𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙙𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙗𝙪𝙙𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙣𝙩 to use as they see fit for costs relating to their project such as: curator fee, artist fees, materials, promotion etc...

Deadline for applications 12 January 2024

See more information and Application Guidelines here


@gossamerfog



06:12:2023

Plicnik Space Initiative move into Enclave 9



We are excited to announce that Plicnik Space Initiative are opening a new space at Enclave Projects.  With programming starting in January 2024. 

Initially established as an online platform, Plicnik Space Initiative investigates the interplay between online and physical territories. Our projects propose experimental environments and contexts for artists to create work in, opening discourse on the modalities of art exhibiting.

Opening times during exhibitions:
Fri - Sat: 12- 6pm and by appointment

Website: https://plicnik.space/
Email: com@plicnik.space

@plicnikspaceinitiative

Enclave 9, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL



17:11:2023

Big night coming up at Enclave Projects on Friday 1st December: Three new shows opening & After Party at Villages Taproom hosted by studio/chapple & Xxijra Hii


Join lake, Xxijra Hii & studio/chapple on the 1st of December 18:00 - 21:00 for the opening of their upcoming shows:


lake:
‘Hearing Shadows’, Harry Smithson



studio/chapple:
‘Grey Area’, Tiffany Wellington

Xxijra Hii: 
‘This be the verse’, Kira Freije, Richard Dean Hughes, Patrick H Jones, Max Petts, Glen Pudvine, Nour El Saleh & Jesse Wine



MEADOW will be joining them with a late opening of their current exhibition ‘ODE TO TEMPERANCE’, Roisin Jones.



studio/chapple & Xxijra Hii are also hosting ‘Family Style’, an after party at Villages Taproom across the road at 21-22 Resolution Way from 21:00.


This is a night not to be missed!

 



10:10:2023

Gossamer Fog's new virtual production studio 𝘼𝙡𝙩_𝙍 is launching at Enclave Projects


Join them for the launch to find out more this Sunday 15 October 18:00 - 20:00

Enclave 1-2, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London SE8 4AL

The studio will be activated during the launch with a durational mixed reality performance featuring Yem Gel, Scrabulous Anomaly & Scald + Black Arrows.






𝘼𝙡𝙩_𝙍 is a state of the art facility for artist development, collaboration, experimentation, and commissioned projects. Providing a unique opportunity for artists to learn and get experimental with this technology, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in this field.

The studio is kitted out with a 7x3m LED screen, tracking technologies for cameras and props, motion capture suits and other essential film equipment for capturing live-action, physical sets and virtual environments simultaneously, all of which will enable artists to visualise and direct scenes in real-time, at real scale — a process which varies radically from green screen technology, seamlessly blending the virtual and physical, using real-time 3D creation tool Unreal Engine.

𝘼𝙡𝙩_𝙍 will initially run as a programme of revolving ‘Seasons’ with new physical sets and virtual environments developed and installed every 6 months. A carefully curated roster of artists will be commissioned to create new collaborative mixed-reality projects - including live public events, moving image, artist film and live-streamed performances - responding to each Season’s overarching theme.



𝘼𝙡𝙩_𝙍 was conceived and developed by artist-run organisation Gossamer Fog





03:09:2023

New Gallery MEADOW by Jarelle Francis Launches in Enclave 9


We are happy to announce that new gallery MEADOW, by curator Jarelle Francis will be inhabiting Enclave 9 for two months with it’s inaugural exhibition ODE TO TEMPERANCE by Roisin Jones.


ODE TO TEMPERANCE encompasses selected sculptures, paintings, videos and mixed-media from Roisin Jones. The installation is an immersive environment which aims to honour the untold stories of marginalised communities; and calls for visitors to consider the temperance black women have had to exercise throughout their existence. The work aims to celebrate diasporas emancipation from colonialism, and emphasises the importance of documenting histories and cultures that existed before, and were lost due to colonialism. Inspired by Afro-futurism and Black feminist ideologies the presentation honours the past; Whilst envisaging a fully liberated future without any constraint.

Private View: Saturday 7 October  17:00 - 21:00
Spoken word performance from Roisin Jones between 19:30 - 20:00 

The exhibition will run until December 3rd by appointment. Please follow @meadowgallery______ on instagram to see dates when open or contact Jarelle Francis by e-mail
jarelle@visual-arts.uk or DM on instagram to arrange a visit.

www.iamroisin.com/
@iam_roisin

Enclave 9, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL


www.meadow.website






20:09:2023

Deptford X Festival Commissioned Artist: Raheel Khan Exhibits at Enclave 



Deptford X will be occupying Enclave 9 for this years Deptford X festival, showcasing one of their commissioned artists Raheel Khan.

His solo show ‘Hum Drum’ opens this Friday 22 September 18:00 - 21:00, the exhibition continues until Sunday 1 October with a closing night performance.

Raheel Khan’s commission is a sonic exploration of infrastructure, constant movement, and the labour of those belonging to migrant and diasporic communities. The seed of his research began by making recordings of taxi workers in Manchester. For Khan, these anecdotal sound and environmental fragments are rooted in politics, history, cartography and social phenomena. Khan’s Deptford X commission sees him experiment with removing visual stimuli completely, weaving a narrative thread through these collected and collaged sounds.

Raheel Khan is an artist and musician who’s practice explores the interstices between sound,music and installation. Originally studying Economics, Raheel has moved towards a practice that explores the abstraction in personal narratives through various forms of composition. He is interested in repetitive motions, vacant infrastructures and geometric design, alternating and exchanging between these elements as a starting point to make his work. He is currently in the first year of his MFA at Goldsmiths.


Image and text courtesy of Deptford X
Poster by taxicabindustries







25:07:2023

Gallery/Creative Organisation Workspace Available to Rent at Enclave


Unit available to rent from the 14 September 2023, Deadline to Apply 20 August.

Open call for new galleries, project spaces, curatorial and/or artist collectives and other creative organisations to become a part of Enclave Projects.


More information can he found on our opportunities page





 

14.07.2023

1831 Studio Celebrates 5 Years of Creative Embroidary Service in South East London


Join the party at 1831 Studio on the 22 July 15:00 - 22:00 as they celebrate their 5 year anniversary. There will be drinks, snacks and music.  There is also the opportunity to bring along your own garment and pick an embroidary to be added, and some 5 year merch available at low prices. 


Enclave 3, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL


1831 Studio is a digital embroidery service based in South London, providing quick turnaround and skilled digitisation, development and execution of a range of embroidery and textile jobs. From design to finishing, and everything in between.
Selected Clients: IAMDDB, Marvel Studios, Aga Geicko, Manchester United, Vodafone, Jumbo Press, Black Butter Records, Save Latin Village, Lumpen Press, Drawing People Together, Big Joanie, Wiki, Soft//Quest, Hel Covell


@1831shop





18.05.2023

VSSL Studio launches FACET: A Series of Exhibitions Showcasing Contemporary Queer Art & Culture


FACET is an innovative programme of visual art dedicated to the exploration and celebration of contemporary queer art & culture.  Through a series of five exhibitions, FACET establishes a platform for invited artists to centre their unique perspectives while fostering greater understanding of various queer experience, through a diverse range of artistic mediums. Featuring exhibitions from: Alicia Radage + Benjamin Sebastian, June Lam, Rocio Boliver and Marcin Gawin - as well as a dynamic group exhibition.

Queer art has historically defied traditional boundaries and categories, often using interdisciplinary approaches that challenge established norms and conventions. It is an art form that speaks to and from queer experiences and their’ communities - by exploring themes of identity, gender, sexuality and the intersections between them.

Initiating the FACET programme is a joint exhibition by Alicia Radage and Benjamin Sebastian, two London based artists whose collaboration sets the tone for the entire programme. 

The exhibition will take place at VSSL studio, Enclave, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL.

Opening hours: 1 - 15 June, Thursday - Sundays 12:00 - 17:00
 
Launch Event: Friday 2 June 18:00 - 21:00 RSVP 






@vsslstudios







26.01.2023

Event at lake on the 4 February: ACT III -The Prototype - Artist’s Talk and Live Sound Performance 


lake invites you to an artist’s talk, followed by a live intervention that will transform the current installation of The Prototype into a meta-instrument using field recordings, contact mics, tape loops and a spatial sound environment. In this closing event to the exhibition, publishers Folium will interact with the installation and perform an improvised sound piece in response to the work.

The current installation is a new adaptation of Eugenie Shinkle and Callum Beaney’s collaborative work The Prototype – a project that explores photographic abstraction alongside the affinities between sound and vision. Originally exhibited in 2021, The Prototype was subsequently made into a book designed and published by London-based imprint Folium, and released in September 2022. Both the original work and the book are inspired by the chaotic and abrasive sounds of noise music. lake’s response – which uses sculpture, computer vision, and noise-based algorithms – reconstructs the book's artefacts into an immersive installation.

Artist’s talk 18:00-19:00
Live performance 19:15 onwards


Book Tickets


Enclave 5, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL


@lake.space






11.11.2022

studio/chapple’s first exhibition at Enclave opens 26 November


New to Enclave, studio/chapple opens with their first exhibition ‘In the green escape of my palace’, a group show featuring work from Alia Hamaoui, Hawazin Alotaibi, Shamiran Istifan, Zein Majali. 


Join them for their private view on the 26th November 5-10pm, followed by an after party at Bunker


The exhibition continues until 15 December. 


@studio.chapple


Enclave 7, 50 Resolution Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AL






29.10.2022

lake launches at Enclave


A new project has moved into Enclave 5.  lake is a centre for the creation of collaborative multi-sensory works for a public wishing to explore the connections between varied creative practices. Lake produces experiences of sound, image, and space in the form of installations, readings, talks, performances, and workshops to share the dialogue and knowledge created through the interconnecting of disciplines. Much like the space a lake occupies ecologically, supporting life around and beneath its transparent surface. Lake is a place to incubate and to clearly observe ideas grow which explore the collaborative process between varied creative practices.

Founded by Nishant Shukla & James Wilkie

Join them for the private view of their opening exhibition कोई है/Koi hain/Is anybody there? on the 5 November 6-9pm.

@lake.space

Enclave 5, 50 Resolution Way, London, SE8 4AL




23.10.2022

Ramzi Mallat <<means to no end>> 


Join Danuser & Ramirez this Thursday 27 October 6-9pm, for the opening of Ramzi Mallat <<means to no ends >>.

Exhibition continues:
27 October until the 6 November 2022
Friday/Saturday, 1-6pm
and by appointment.

@ramzimallatstudio
@danuseramirez

Enclave 7, 50 Resolution Way, London, SE8 4AL





14.09.2022

Enclave Supports Deptford X 2022


Deptford X 2022 Festival will be occupying Enclave 5 with a solo show from Nnena Kalu - one of their major commissioned festival projects - between 16 - 25 September 2022.  Enclave happily offers their support to Deptford X by providing a complimentary space to show this work.

The exhibition will be open to the public Friday 16 September 6-9pm, Saturday 17 - Sunday 25 September (closed Monday 19 September).

More information about Deptford X Festival can be found here: https://deptfordx.org/deptford-x-2022/



14.09.2022

Enclave Relaunch


Enclave relaunches with a reinvigorated outlook, mission and website.  

The Enclave project will continue to act as a test bed for new curatorial projects and creative organisations, supporting them in the early stages of their development, by providing low-cost physical space, a peer network, knowledge sharing opportunities and shared audiences; with ten rolling Enclave spaces, housing temporary, mid-term and long-term projects.  

Our key aims and values:

  • Further build and maintain the thriving arts community within Deptford and Lewisham, by providing a hub of vibrant and relevant arts activity in the centre of Deptford.

  • Support young curators, artists, collectives and organisations through subsidised below market rent, and funded pop-up opportunies.  

  • Offering an alternative model to the increasing cost of commercial renting, creating a unique opportunity for young projects and non-profits to develop and and thrive.

  • Championing experimental, critical, ambitious and relevant projects, with attention given to non-profit, DIY, radical and artist-led organisations and galleries who deliver projects that make a difference to the local community and wider arts sector.

  • Give back to the local area by providing a welcoming environment for the local community and helping grow the appreciation of Lewisham as an important arts location, communicating projects widely and bringing visitors to the borough.

  • Maintain a sustainble, long-term environment for emerging curators, artists and creative organisations.