Tomorrow is officially the end of the lockdown. No one knows what this will mean. This morning was long enough to include a farcical cycle of announcements and reversals. So we went across south London to be befuddled by obscure symbols and uninterpreted messages. First of all we went to Bold Tendencies.
The restless city:
Not quite managing to line up with the Library roof, but you missed nothing too special.
A tribute to Sun Ra:
On the wall of the office:
An old favourite:
The rooftop bar, full of the usual riff-raff:
The walkway is not an exhibit, but it has its own grace and beauty:
Looking towards the Bussey Building:
The level below is roped off as they get the space ready for live performances. I had a quick look:
Back up again:
Some other old work that has been here for years:
And another new work:
I saw Rene Matic’s other work at South London Gallery weeks ago.
So that was this year’s trip to Bold Tendencies.
We went to the Bussey Building.
But it turned out you need to book a slot to get in, and we weren’t that bothered. So we went round the corner to look at the other delights, and go in the Copeland Gallery, where there was an exhibition of work from West Dean Fine Art students, called Bounce. More on the artists here.
For the next picture I should include a further note from the programme:
According to the larger guidebook, it seems Ruth Heaton has done several works in different materials that are all called “Denouement”.
Some closer details of that wall-filling work:
The world we have, the world to come.