Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi
Bringing together the work of over 40 leading artists, designers and musicians, Mushrooms looks at fungi’s colourful cultural legacy, as well as the promise it offers to reimagine our relationship with the planet.
Highlights in this new exhibition from writer and curator Francesca Gavin include seminal American artist Cy Twombly’s collage portfolio paralleling natural world and human history, watercolours from renowned author Beatrix Potter, composer John Cage’s limited edition Mushroom Book of recipes, observations and illustrations, and inspiring works from emerging contemporary artists.
Plus, explore ground-breaking experiments in design, textiles and architecture that utilise mushrooms in exciting new ways – from upcycled agro-waste to sustainable shoes made with mycelium.
Contributing artists include Haroon Mirza, Hannah Collins, Adham Faramawy, Annie Ratti, Simon Popper, Jae Rhim Lee, Graham Little, Seana Gavin, Perks and Mini, and Mae-ling Lokko.
31 January - 26 AprilFree
30 January 2020
Join us for a discussion on mental health and understanding some of the processes that underlie suicidal thoughts. Suicide is the most frequent cause of drowning in the River Thames, accounting for 90% of all deaths. Suicide related incidents account for approximately one half of the Search and Rescue (SAR) missions on the river. Hear from those involved directly in the field as they present to you their story and answer questions in a Q&A session.
31 January 2020
A new exhibition celebrating the remarkable mushroom, and all the progressive, poetic and psychedelic wonder it evokes.
3 February 2020
Are you an ambitious London woman that enjoys reading or wants to read more in 2020?
4 February 2020
Join us as we welcome The Wellbeing People who will deliver a workshop which will debunk several myths surrounding nutrition, simplifying what a healthy diet actually means and will provide you with practical tools to tailor nutrition to your body type and overall health and wellbeing goals.