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Student-Led Tours
Wed 12 Feb
Past event

Heritage tour beginning in the Archive room in the Fire Station

Heritage tour as part of the SLG's Local History Weekend, 2019. Photo: Sam Nightingale

Join Goldsmiths MFA Curating students for alternative tours of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019.

Each tour offers a new perspective on the works on display, exploring shared concerns and interests between different practices.


Art and Anxiety: Tour by Isabella Waite and Ciar O’Mahony

This tour responds to individual works in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019, highlighting works that create a sense of anxiety and uneasiness in order to reflect upon global uncertainty. The tour unpicks how issues – including the climate crisis and political turmoil in various countries across the world – are manifested in contemporary art.


Imitation, Substitution and Parody: Tour by Rachel Kreiter and Caroline Brett

This alternative tour of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019 responds to works that play with imitations, parodies, and substitutions. Drawing upon art historical references, the tour also reflects on other examples of works that explore these themes.


  • Tours will last one hour. The majority of the tours will be spent walking.
  • The tour is drop-in. Visitors are free to leave the tour at any time.
  • Seating is available at the Main Gallery and Fire Station.
  • Ear plugs, ear defenders, magnifying glasses and wheelchairs are all available.

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