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Exhibition Events

Closing Event

Community without Propinquity

Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Closing Event
Community without Propinquity

Saturday 26 November / From 2pm / Free


Join us on the final weekend of our current Project Space exhibition Community without Propinquity, for an afternoon of panel discussions, live performances and special video screenings.


Film Screening / 2pm

Pierre Huyghe Streamside Day Follies (2003).

Video, 16mm transferred to DVD, 26:00 mins. 


A film documenting the inaugural ceremony of a nascent suburban development, Streamside Knolls, located in the Hudson Valley. 


Panel Discussion / 3pm

Speakers inlcude:


  • David Lock CBE

Founder member of the MK Urban Studies Centre and, in 1987, became President of Milton Keynes Discovery Centre.


  • Anthony Iles

Writer of criticism, fiction and theory. His work engages with discussions of public space, cultural capital and regeneration. He is Assistant Editor of Mute magazine


  • Roman Vasseur

Artist and curator. In 2008 he was appointed ‘Lead Artist’ to Harlow, a post-war New Town in Essex, in the build up to the town’s second phase of regeneration.


  • Claire Louise Staunton

Director and curator of Inheritance Projects


Artist Presentations / 5pm

Kelly Large / Emma Hedditch


Screening & Q&A / 6pm

Carry Gorney, Introduced by artist Mark Aerial Waller.


Carry Gorney is a Systemic Psychotherapist and writer. She has worked with Inter-Action in London and  Milton Keynes, developing the use of video for community participation. This became the basis for a series of television programmes broadcast on MK Channel 40 from 1977 to 1979.


Performance / 7pm

Patrick Staff performance with Milton Keynes' Madcap Performers.


A video and performance work by artist Patrick Staff with Milton Keynes' Madcap Performers. The work has developed out of a period of research at the archive of the Milton Keynes Discovery Centre, involving a number of interviews with key planners and academic researchers and participatory workshops. The project explores urban design, growth developments, the history of the garden city and New Town movements with a particular focus on the role of the irrational, mystic and holistic in these plans and cities and how such knowledge is produced, circulated and understood by a community.


Find out more about the exhibition

November 2011


Coach Travel from London to MK Gallery

26 November 2011 / £8.00 rtn.


Bus departs from outside Iniva, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA / See map

Nearest Tube: Old Street


Departs Iniva, London at 13:00

Arrives at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes 14:45 (approx)


Returns from MK Gallery at 19:45,

Arrives at Iniva, London 21:15 (approx)



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