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Katy Moran in conversation with Ziba Ardalan

Katy Moran in conversation with Ziba Ardalan

Insightful conversation with London-based artist Katy Moran and Ziba Ardalan, Founder/Director of Parasol unit, London

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Katy Moran Edition: 'primal cat (variation)', 2015 £1200

Katy Moran Edition: 'primal cat (variation)', 2015

Parasol unit presents Katy Moran's limited edition print 'primal cat (variations), 2015, available to purchase from our online shop and at the gallery.

Katy Moran Edition: 'primal cat (variation)' (detail), 2015

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Los Carpinteros 25 March - 24 May 2015 (Preview: Tuesday 24 March, 6.30 - 9 pm)

Los Carpinteros

Parasol unit presents an exhibition of works by Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros - their first major show in public London institution.

Los Carpinteros, 'Candela' (detail), 2013. Painted MDF, LED lights, dimensions variable. Photo by Paco Gómez. Courtesy of Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, and Matadero de Madrid © Los Carpinteros

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Katy Moran Publication

Katy Moran Publication

On the occasion of Katy Moran's solo exhibition at Parasol unit, we have published this limited edition publication.

Katy Moran publication (cover detail). Courtesy of Parasol unit, London

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James Clar: 'ALL EVERYTHING'

James Clar: 'ALL EVERYTHING'

To celebrate Parasol unit’s 10th anniversary year, New York-based artist James Clar has produced a new light sculpture, 'ALL EVERYTHING', 2014, on view on the outside terrace of Parasol unit.

James Clar, 'ALL EVERYTHING' (detail), 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit, London. Photo: Nick Harvey

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Video: Towards Tomorrow - 10th Anniversary Auction Film 16 September 2014

Video: Towards Tomorrow - 10th Anniversary Auction Film

In celebration of Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary, this film created by Sonny Sanjay Vadgama weaves together the narrative of Parasol unit's past, present and future featuring interviews with Shezad Dawood, Antony Gormley and Conrad Shawcross.

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Membership £50

Membership

Membership is an ideal gift and can be now purchased online or in the Parasol unit shop.

You can now become a Member of Parasol unit and support our ground-breaking exhibition programme with an annual donation of £50. Members enjoy a variety of exclusive benefits.

Current Exhibition

Katy Moran 15 January - 8 March 2015

Katy Moran

Katy Moran, 'Joe's in Town' (detail), 2012, acrylic, paper, leather and collage on board, 52.2 x 87.6 cm. Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Justin Smith Purchase Fund, 2013


 
Future Exhibition

Los Carpinteros 25 March - 24 May 2015 (Preview: Tuesday 24 March, 6.30 - 9 pm)

Los Carpinteros

Los Carpinteros, 'Candela' (detail), 2013. Painted MDF, LED lights, dimensions variable. Photo by Paco Gómez. Courtesy of Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, and Matadero de Madrid © Los Carpinteros


 
Current Project

James Clar: 'ALL EVERYTHING'

James Clar: 'ALL EVERYTHING'

American artist James Clar has created an outdoor light,'ALL EVERYTHING', 2014, in celebration of Parasol unit's 10th Anniversary.

James Clar, 'ALL EVERYTHING' (detail), 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit, London. Photo: Nick Harvey


 
Past exhibition

Shinro Ohtake 12 October - 12 December 2014

Shinro Ohtake

Parasol unit presents a solo exhibition of work by Japanese contemporary artist Shinro Ohtake.

Shinro Ohtake, 'Scrapbook #66' (detail), 2010-2012. Courtesy of Take Ninagawa, Tokyo


 
Educational events

Educational events

Educational events

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Family

Family

Family

Parasol unit’s Sunday Family Workshops offer creative afternoons of art activities suitable for all 5-15 year old and levels of ability. The foundation works regularly with local artist educators to deliver a dynamic array of activities as a means of exploring the current exhibitions, ranging from clay-modelling, mask making and lino printing to photography and moving image workshops.


 

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