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Private View: A Journey Through Brutalism

22 February 18:00 - 21:00
Organized by: RISEgallery
RISEgallery
7-9 St. George's Walk
Croydon
CR0 1YH

‘A Journey Through Brutalism’ looks at Brutalist architecture; past, present and future, with a particular focus on the London Borough of Croydon and celebrating its architectural heritage, and is an artistic homage to the versatile and majestic architectural form through a wide range of media. 

 

This month-long ode to Brutalism will feature artwork, tours, film screenings and special introductory talks from Brutalism enthusiasts;

 

Jonathan Meades - writer/film-maker whose works include ’Bunkers, Brutalism, Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry’ and ‘Benbuilding - Mussolini, Monuments, Modernism and Marble’

 

John Grindrod - author of ‘Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt’, ‘Concretopia: A Journey Around the Rebuilding of Postwar Britain’ and the forthcoming ‘How to Love Brutalism’.

 

RSVP essential: RSVP@rise-gallery.co.uk or call 020 8681 1279.

 

The exhibition will run until 31st March 2018.