Whitechapel Gallery Folklore Night featuring Gert and Uwe Tobias exhibition

6th June 2013

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6.30pm at WhiteChaopel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX
Admission £10, concessions £8, members £5

Gert and Uwe Tobias, ‘Untitled’, courtesy of Whitechapel Gallery website

A late night event at the Whitechapel Gallery in collaboration with The Museum of British Folklore. The event coincides with the Whitechapel Gallery exhibition of Romanian artists Gert and Uwe Tobias, twin brothers whose woodcuts and sculptures draw from eastern European folk art, and the display Black Eyes and Lemonade, an archive show revisiting the 1951 Festival of Britain exhibition of ‘popular’ art.


Mask-making workshop with illustrator Jonny Hannah heartagency.com/artist/JonnyHannah/gallery/1

Discussion with Director of The Museum of British Folklore Simon Costin and writer Marina Warner

Music performances by London one-man-band Bird Radio birdradio.co.uk/Home.html

Screening of Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, a 1970’s Czechoslovakian surrealist film directed by Jaromil Jireš

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