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Past projects

 

2016

Nathaniel Rackowe: 'Black Shed Expanded' 27 October 2016 - 12 March 2017

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London-based artist Nathaniel Rackowe presentS his extraordinary light sculpture 'Black Shed Expanded', 2014/16, as part of the Parasolstice - Winter Light series 2016/17 at Parasol unit.

Nathaniel Rackowe, 'Black Shed Expanded' (detail), as part of Parasolstice Winter Light 2016. Timber shed, fluorescent lights and fittings, bitumen, paint, steel, 240 x 220 x 220 cm (94½ x 86¾ x 86¾ in). Edition 2 of 2. Courtesy of the artist.


Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen: 'Concrete' 13 April - 19 June 2016

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Antwerp-based duo Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen’s mirrored sculpture, Concrete, 2009, occupies the terrace at the foundation until 19 June 2016.

Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen: 'Concrete' (detail), 2009. Installation view at Parasol unit, 2016. Photography: Jack Hems. Courtesy of Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art.


2015

Artist Talk: Charles Avery in conversation with Simon Groom 26 October 2015

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An opportunity to hear artist Charles Avery talk to Simon Groom, Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Image credit: Nicolas Sinclaire 2015


Charles Avery: 'Tree no. 5 (from the Jadindagadendar)' 15 October - 6 December 2015

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For Parasolstice - Winter Light 2015, Parasol unit and Edinburgh Art Festival have co-commissioned Charles Avery's 'Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar)', 2015.

Charles Avery: 'Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar)' (detail), 2015. Sculpture commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit.


Charles Avery: 'Tree no.5 ', Edinburgh Art Festival 30 July - 30 August 2015

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Charles Avery: Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar) co-commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art as part of Improbable City, Festival Project.

Charles Avery: 'Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar)' (render detail), 2015. Sculpture commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit.


2014

EXPOSURE 14 Award: Chelsea College of Arts 12 October - 9 November 2014

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EXPOSURE 14 Award winners: Jon Baker, Sarah Roberts, Aaron Wells from Chelsea College of Arts, London

EXPOSURE 14 Award: Sarah Roberts, 'Ar Lân [beside]', 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit, London.


Towards Tomorrow: 10th Anniversary Auction Exhibition 22 - 30 September 2014

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Parasol unit will present a collection of artworks donated by artists, who have previously exhibited in one of the foundations exhibitions, or are long term supporters or friends.

Y.Z Kami, 'Blue Dome 1' (detail), 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery, New York.


James Clar: ALL EVERYTHING 22 September 2014 - 8 March 2015

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Parasol unit has invited the artist James Clar to present a specially commissioned artwork for the outdoor area at the foundation that will remain for the duration of winter.

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


Video: Towards Tomorrow - 10th Anniversary Auction Film 22 September 2014 - 22 September 2015

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In celebration of Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary, Sonny Sanjay Vadgama has produced this film which weaves together the narrative of Parasol unit's past, present and future.

Courtesy of Sonny Sanjay Vadgama and Parasol unit, London


Towards Tomorrow: 10th Anniversary Auction 16 September - 18 October 2014

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Parasol unit is hosting a one-off fundraising art auction in collaboration with the renowned auction house, Sotheby’s, and the online auction house, Paddle8.

Isaac Julien, 'THE MAID/REFLECTIONS (Playtime)', 2014. Courtesy of the artist


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