A BIPOC experimental space that has an art programme as well as a public one engaging a local community as well as giving support to those without access to a visual arts network.

Unlike some spaces, we do not use our platform to self aggrandise or virtue signal, we are self funded and work through a series of hardships whilst still having the ability to maintain relationships to facilitate people who need it




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Harlesden High School is an iniative that hosted projects outside of our programming within our offsite spaces and sometimes even in the main space. We offered these spaces to project spaces, curators and artists between 2017 - 2022.

We’ve worked with over 50 curators and around 500 artists in the last 5 years giving free in-kind space and supporting their projects whilst still based in Harlesden



   
Dream Rich
With Dateagle
Dream Rich evokes the bare deception of a casino stripped of all its tricks and masks in order to make the liminality of the game visible.
13 April - 10 May 2022

Hongxi Li


Warm Vessels in Search of Sunset
Internal energies exist within every object and body; ones we create and ones we seek out. They flow, they move, constantly changing shape and turning into something else. Energies shift into artefacts of human expression, appearing as tools, sculptures, songs and talismans of information.
15 Oct - 15 Dec 2021
Jaffar Aly, Rebecca Bellantoni, Mandy Franca, Nour Jaouda, Adam & Zack Khalil, Emily Moore, Joshua Myszczynski, Issi Nanabeyin, Sena Tabea Nehme, Femi Oshodi, Benjamin Salmon and TaliaBle


EXTRATERRA
At once a lament and a proposition, Extraterra offers a home for hybrid identities: the alien, the chimeric, the diasporic.
13 Oct - 4 Nov 2021


Amir Dehgan
Ayesha Tan-Jones
Linda Nwachukwu
Nissa Nishikawa
Ocean Loren-Balcombe Toppin
Rieko Whitfield



NUMEN
with Underground Flower
NUMEN is a latin word indicating the ‘spirit or divine power presiding over a thing or a place’: the show explores moments of fleeting emotion and spirit enabled by a communal experience of beauty, adornment as a personal ritual, a quiet contemplation of numinous objects and contemporary artefacts.
10 July - 1 Aug 2021

Guia Bertorello



CASTING THE RUNES
with Underground Flower

Curated by Arthur Poujois

30 June - 21 July 2021

Yasmina Atta, Colombe D’Humieres, Miranda Keyes, Ewa Awe, Joseph Kadow, Malina Heinemann, Sam Langrigg, Jenkin van Zyl, Stefan Kartchev, Hamish Wirgman, Finlay Abbott Ellwood, Tom Hardwick-Allan, Marie Lueder, Joe Highton, Nina Porter and Arnaud Eubelen





4DLGBT

The identities of online and digitally captivating LGBT bodies are shown through the installation and portrait paintings of Kai, Munroe, Bimini and PJ; translating as something to be scene amongst the surrounding businesses in Harlesden.



14 - 27 June 2021

Charlie Pike



TRANSGENESIS
with The Orange Garden
Underground Flower

a new series of experiments by Agnes?


30 April - 23 May 2021

Giovanni Vetere aka
Agnes Demande




Porta Sancta 
with Underground Flower
Working in the peripheral storage room of a former department store, Lim and Harris draw upon their individual research scholarships in Florence to renegotiate symbol and space.
JAN - MARCH 2021

Hannah Lim
Hugo Harris



After Hours

This exhibition investigates the concept of taking an empty commercial space in the current economic climate and bringing a new purpose to it. Visitors to the exhibition can walk around the space in the same way they used to walk around a typical department store, invoking the sense of exploring a shopping centre after hours.


4 Dec 2020 - Feb 2021

Hannah Lim
Farrah Riley Gray
Emily Moore




TUTORIAL: 命运画
with Underground Flower


TUTORIAL is a self-paced learning exercise in making a statement for an unknown future. Here, art acts as a speculative potential, an affirmation of alternative and sustained states of coexisting.



OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2020

ChillChill, Gondris Cavel, Kludde, Pure Ever, CorpseSimulacrum fka PrsntPrsnt,  Stach Szumski, Underground Flower

Hosted by Bsmnt Gallery
Curated byMarian Luft, Gözde Filinta & Ronny Szillo




SPAGHETTI CLUB
with 650mah

Spaghetti Club is an after school club which challenges children to think about complex (occasionally impossible) problems and goofy nonsense in a fun and frenetic environment. The exhibition will present a varied selection of work the children have produced in the club.
7 MARCH - 4 May 2020




SEMELPAROUS
with Julia Greenway

Joey Holder presents Semelparous, a site-specific installation. Through decimated research of the European Eels complex migration, reproduction, and biological makeup, Holder examines the irreplicable forces of the natural world.
FEBRUARY - MARCH 2020

Joey Holder





MARIGOLDS

The three artists insert paintings, sculptures, and live performances into an empty Fitzrovia office space; using elements of humour, tragedy, and nostalgia, they navigate the territories between the workplace and domesticity, apathy and neurosis, chaos and control.
20 FEB - MARCH 2020

Daria Blum
Guendalina Cerruti Mary Lucia Stephenson



BAITBALL 01
with Like a Little Disaster
Baitball Vol. 1 is the first in a series of projects hosted by Like a Little Disaster.  Artists were chosen to fit within a remit of collaboration and engagement with the aquatic surroundings of Polignano a Mare where the project took place place.


JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2020

Finn Carstens , Alessandro Fogo, Neckar Doll, Davide Dicorato', Marco Giordano,  Nicola Gobbetto, Jaana-Kristiina Alakoski, Jens Settergren, Lorenzo Lunghi, Viola Morini, Eva
Vallani, Avery Noyes




ALL ABROAD

Duo show on the two rooms on the upper floors of our Covent Garden space


7 Feb - 15 March 20220

Rufus Newell and Zoe Spowage

Curated by Victoria Rix






RESIST SCIENCE FICTION

Dasha Loyko questions all versions of certainty and so-called 'truth' via the literary trope of the unreliable narrator. Visitors to this exhibition will get to see a staged interview, a fake museum display and a chanting wormhole.
SEP - OCT 2019

Dasha Loyko





VIEWING ROOM

Two rooms on the upper floors of our Covent Garden space, with works repurposed to suit a site specific environment

We also hosted the Sunday Art Fair 10th Anniversary party during this period


AUGUST - OCTOBER 2019

Paul Abbott, Solita Allen, AVD, Johanna Flato, Bex Massey, Valerie Savchits

Curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight




NOT TO MY TASTE 

A digitally interactive show where televisions are controlled by the performances within the space
AUGUST - SEPTEMBER
2019

AVD
Dank Collective




DOMAIN ALPHA

Domain Alpha features a combination of web-based works and installations exploring persistent echoes of imperialism (particularly American) ingrained in contemporary notions of digital frontiers free for the taking.
JULY - AUGUST 2019

Johanna Flato




DREAM OF THE SHORE NEAR ANOTHER WORLD

New works by Avery Noyes

MAY - JULY 2019

Avery Noyes





Trust is the Ultimate Currency

Group show curated by Bob Bicknell Knight

FEB - APRIL 2019

Ami Clarke, Richard Cochrane, Débora Delmar, Ollie Dook, Tom Galle, Eloise Hawser, Botond Keresztesi, Erin Mitchell, Charlie Godet Thomas, Frank Wasser and Thomas Yeomans





PERFICTION

Perfiction serves as a portrait of human, queer, contemporary experience in all its raw complexities: one which serves as a call for resistance to the greed embodied by contemporary capitalism.

DECEMBER 2018 - FEBRUARY 2019

Roxman Gatt






THE GENERATION OF CHOICE

The cultural output and creative identity of Generation X in 1990s New York is reimagined by a group of American and British artists whose work provokes a romantic view of that period, including street culture, film, video games, and action figures. Hosted by Gern en Regalia.


NOVEMBER 2018 - JANUARY 2019
Hosted at Gern En Regalia, New York

Steve Gee,Joseph McGehee, Mario Miro, Avery Noyes, Asmara Rabier, Guy Oliver