Hayward Gallery
exhibition

Space Shifters

26 SEP 2018 - 6 JAN 2019

A major thematic exhibition featuring artworks by over 20 international artists that alter or disrupt our sense of space and re-orient our understanding of our surroundings in ways that are by turns subtle and dramatic.

Often constructed from reflective or translucent materials, including glass and resin, the artworks in Space Shifters elicit responses that are both physiological and psychological.

Featuring pioneering sculptures from the 1960s – often minimal in nature and concerned with light, volume and scale – this exhibition also includes large-scale installations, ambitious architectural interventions and a number of site-specific commissions that respond to the gallery’s brutalist architecture and provide a dramatic and fitting conclusion to Hayward Gallery’s 50th anniversary year.

Featured Artists

Leonor Antunes, Larry Bell, Fred Eversley, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Jeppe Hein, Roni Horn, Robert Irwin, Ann Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, Yayoi Kusama, Alicja Kwade, John McCracken, Josiah McElheny, Helen Pashgian, Charlotte Posenenske, Fred Sandback, Monika Sosnowska, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, De Wain Valentine and Richard Wilson.

Hayward Gallery opening times

11am – 7pm every day except Tuesdays when the gallery is closed.
Late night opening on Thursdays until 9pm.

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Larry Bell, Standing Walls, 1969/2016.
Various times
26 Sep 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Various times | 26 Sep 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Art
Artists & Thinkers
View artwork by over 20 international artists on the theme of space disruption
View artwork by over 20 international artists on the theme of space disruption
Anish Kapoor, British sculptor
7:00 pm
Wed 26 Sep 2018
7:00 pm | Wed 26 Sep 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
Meet the artists behind Space Shifters at a panel celebrating the opening of the exhibition
Meet the artists behind Space Shifters at a panel celebrating the opening of the exhibition

Free

Free

4:30 pm
Fri 12 Oct 2018
4:30 pm | Fri 12 Oct 2018
Art
Teachers are invited to a free evening exploring our new Hayward Gallery exhibition
Teachers are invited to a free evening exploring our new Hayward Gallery exhibition
9:30 am
Sat 03 Nov 2018
9:30 am | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Art
Get the inside scoop on our exhibition with a day of in-depth exploration
Get the inside scoop on our exhibition with a day of in-depth exploration
Poetry Course: Response to Space Shifters
7:15 pm
5 Nov 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
7:15 pm | 5 Nov 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
Art
Literature
Find poetic inspiration at our exhibition in this six-week poetry writing course
Find poetic inspiration at our exhibition in this six-week poetry writing course
Es Devlin, stage designer
7:00 pm
Thu 15 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 15 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
Artist-designer Es Devlin OBE responds to Space Shifters
Artist-designer Es Devlin OBE responds to Space Shifters
Space Shifters Schools Takeover, young people in the Hayward Gallery

Free

Free

10:00 am
Tue 20 Nov 2018
10:00 am | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
A day of peer-led workshops and tours exploring Space Shifters, for students in Years 5 and 6
A day of peer-led workshops and tours exploring Space Shifters, for students in Years 5 and 6
New London Chamber Choir
7:30 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Art
Choral
Spend an evening experiencing our new exhibition with pop-up choral performances
Spend an evening experiencing our new exhibition with pop-up choral performances