Flyte London presents a trail of secret caches revealing human intervention through paintings and construction by the riverside.
Lectures from a Silent World is the ultimate night out for anyone fascinated by the underwater world. Join three of the UK underwater scene’s most inspirational speakers in a night of exploration, encounter and adventure in to a beautiful world below. As well as the lectures there will be a lively bar where guests can enjoy their drinks to chilled out sounds brought to them by a fantastic DJ.
’Exploring the Invisible’ Exhibition A unique blend of art and science revealing the hidden machinations of the natural world. First Weekends at Trinity Buoy Wharf are delighted to present this fasinating show by Dr. Simon Park – Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology.
Film, Music & Art for London Open House Weekend
18 September 2011
Arts and Film Festival at Trinity Buoy Wharf for London Open House Weekend
Between 11am and 5pm on September 17th & 18th Dockland’s most exciting arts quarter will be opening its doors with a fantastic free programme of film screenings, tours, performances, exhibitions and workshops.
Highlights of the weekend include 2 showings of the critically acclaimed ‘the Island’ an unconventional music performance film and an abstract documentary by French filmmaker Vincent Moon and Danish band Efterklang as well as performances and workshops by Route Festival Brazil 116 and life drawing with the London Art School
Visitors to this vibrant site will also have the opportunity to be guided around London’s only lighthouse and range of historic buildings as well as tours around 3 of the famous Container City buildings.
All this combined with the breath–taking view of the river Thames, free boat service from the O2 QEII Pier and all American Diner and Driftwood Cafe make this a weekend not to be missed!
SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER ONLY:
3pm – Festival Brazil 116 performance . a vibrant display by this Brazilian Theatre Group and participants from their workshops.
11am to 5pm: Children’s Art Workshops at Faraday School. For all ages.
SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER ONLY:
1.30pm – ‘The solitude of Don Quixote’. A short piece by Urias De Oliveira. A man searches for himself
1pm – ‘Capoeira for children and their adults. A short and fun introduction to capoeira, a Brazilian martial art dance. Suitable for all ages and experience.’
2pm to 5pm: Children’s Art Workshops at Faraday School. For all ages.
ALL WEEKEND – 11AM TO 5PM
• Independent Film Screenings
• Boat between QE11 Pier and TBW Pier (every 20 minutes each side)
• Life Drawing and Sculpture Workshops by The London Art School
• ‘Studio V at Container City II’. Exhibition by 5 artists including pinhole images created by camera obscuras.
• ‘See what this man gave birth to after using 2000 condoms in 22 days’
Creating a carpet of sculptured forms that explore our relationship with space and light, Christopher Sacre invites a physical and emotional response from the audience in a transformed environment.
• ‘Five Minutes’ Photography Exhibition by Jo Cooper
A series of pinhole photographs capturing routine events in small slices of time and celebrating the ordinary, seemingly mundane often ignored.
• ‘Art on the Street’ mobile gallery inside a classic VW Campervan
• Tours at 12pm and 2pm (meet by lighthouse)
•’Buoys In Wood’ by Elisabeth Bond. Watch this fantastic woodcut piece being created whilst admiring some of her previous work.
• Sculpture Park
• Photography Exhibition by Diana Jarvis
• Longplayer in the Lighthouse
• Driftwood Café, and Fat Boys Diner
• Open Studios by Maud (A), Design Instinct (CC2, N), Jo Thorne Jewellery (CC2, T), Artist Bill Stevenson (CC2,I), Trinity Art Studios, Zahira’s Boudoir and Patrick Lears
Independent Film Screenings:
11:00 to 11:05: London Timelapse by Mike Hellers. (PG)
A collection of short time lapse clips gathered over several months at various locations in and around London’s Docklands.
11.10 to 11.30: Dreadnought Wharf / The River. By Dominique Rivoal (PG)
Dreadnought Wharf: Dance in derelict Greenwich, Dreadnought Wharf and on the Thames with Rachel Graham, Inka Hella, Roubina, Music by Matt Grey and Bach. The River: Shot over 3 months, this film presents the river Roding from Wanstead Park to the wear in Barking, Essex, with its wildlife, buildings, and boats. The story is inspired by objects found floating downstream and by the people who live by the rhythms of the tides. Music by Digidub.
11:40 to 11:50: Yatra. By Lee Berwick (PG)
This film documents a walk from Tower Bridge to the source of the river Thames. The soundtrack is made from noises collected along the way. âï¿½¨This project was funded by and made for the Museum of London.
12:00 TO 12:15: 5 Cities, 5 Places, One Day. Camilla Robinson (Dapper Films) (PG)
This short documentary visits five buildings in five different cities describing each throughout the course of one day, with commentary by local people and users.
12:25 to 12:55: Girl and a Bicycle. Verity Healey (15)
A young woman who does not want to go to work takes a ride on her bike around her local community in the Isle of Dogs before embarking on a trip to Dungeness, an old fishing port. A modern response to Ridley Scott’s first experimental film, Boy and a Bicycle.
13:05 to 13:20: Traum. Martin Hampton (Not Appicable Artists) (PG)
’Traum’ enters the derelict landscape of the Lee Valley, the site of the London 2012 Olympics. Cut to a complex score by Isambard Khroustaliov the film proposes a way of looking through the surface of banal things to find new and surprising territories.
13:30 TO 13:45: A Study for the Estuary. James Price in collabration with Rachel Lichtenstein. (PG)
This project, set up by painter Simon Callery and curator Ben Eastop, and funded by the Arts Council, examines the Thames Estuary as it undergoes a period of change. A diverse group, also including archaeologist of the recent past Sefryn Penrose, experimental cartographer Luke Eastop, and composer John Eacott, set out on the Estuary for 4 nights, reacting and recording their experiences of that nefarious space.
13:55 to 14:40: Salmonopoly. Wilfied Huismann and Arno Schumann (Anaconda International Films for WDR) German with English Subtitles. (PG)
An eco–thriller set in the murky world of a global foodstuff giant. This documentary goes behind the scenes at Marine Harvest, the largest aqua–farming concern in the world. Turning out more than 100 million farmed salmon per year, it supplies consumers in Europe, the USA and Japan. But at what price?
14:50 to 15:00: Kids Might Fly. Alex Taylor, Rachael Sindale and Hsinyi Liu. (PG)
An off–beat portrait of kids living in East London. Internationally award–winning short film funded by Film London.
15:05 to 15:35: What I Used to Know, The Road To Ghana’s ‘Witches’ Camps. Zoe Young, Sakia Evans and Andrea Cuadrado (SOSYWEN: Southern Sector Youth and Women’s Empowerment Network) (15)
London–based film–makers Zoe Young and Saskia Evans went to Northern Ghana to record the important work of SOSYWEN. This NGO is campaigning to stop witchcraft accusations that lead to people being ostracised by their communities and forced to leave their homes.
15: 45 TO 16:35: An Island. Vinvent Moon and Efterklang. (PG)
Danish with English Subtitles
An Island is an unconventional music performance film and an abstract documentary about a band and an island. Shot on the Danish island of Als over just four days, the film features music from the ‘Magical Chairs’ album and includes over 200 local musicians, kids and parents.