Following the closure of Londonewcastles original project space in Shoreditch, after a successful eight years, the new and more intimate Gallery 46 has opened in Summer 2016.
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Gallery 46 in Whitechapel is our new sister gallery to be used as Londonewcastle Project Space. The new space, established through the partnership of Martin J Tickner and Sean McLusky and Fruitmachine founders, Martin Bell & Wai Hung Young breaks fresh ground for the open-source, non-conformist curatorial approach Tickner and McLusky employed at their (rightly) notorious MEN Gallery, in Shoreditch.Housed in a pair of newly renovated Georgian houses in the grounds of Whitechapel Hospital, GALLERY 46 is set over 3 floors and 8 rooms and is a kaleidoscopic addition to Whitechapel’s burgeoning gallery scene and close by its artistic...→
Our Street Art Programme is about turning over large canvases on buildings under our control – during planning and development – to artists, from the internationally renowned to the completely unknown. If you’d like Londonewcastle to showcase your work, contact us...→
The OUR HISTORY exhibition will tell the story of Acid House, from its beginnings through to its twentieth anniversary in 2008, via the iconic images that became associated with the genre. The show will seek to make the argument that Acid House was not merely a niche musical genre, but a valid cultural movement that has impacted our current creative arena. Initially a tribal sub culture of discontented youths, which found it’s roots in the social, political and cultural climate of Britain in the late 1980s, the movement leaked into the mainstream and has played crucial role in the development of our current global club culture.
Consisting of a series of 1m x 1m original screen prints of the most iconic and ground breaking club based graphic images from 1989 till the present day, the show outlined the history of acid house from its beginnings through to its twentieth anniversary in 2008. Between mainstream society and the formation of alternative sub-cultures, the exhibition sought to make a serious argument for the importance of acid house, not merely as a musical genre but as a cultural movement.