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LOOKING FORWARD is a forward-thinking curatorial office that develops new models of ethical curating and solidarity networks in the global context. We work with a network of international partners (institutions, independent organisations and curators) to bridge vital resources in critical moments. LOOKING FORWARD is a non-profit organisation registered in London as a Community Interest Company.

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16 Aug - 04 Sep 2021

With its tale-like narration, Ladon is a reflection on physical existence in relation to the beliefs constructed behind it.

Carla Geronimi: Ladon

part of our Screening Room Programme

26 Jul - 14 Aug 2021

This film seeks to explore notions of amateurism and their aesthetics; how that interacts with politics of taste and how this may be used to engage with ideas of masculinity.

Billy Sassi: The Battle from Outer Space

part of our Screening Room Programme

20 Jun - 05 Jul 2021

David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera’s video production, Transmission was realised in summer 2020 and premiered at the Ubumuntu Festival of Humanity in Kigali, Rwanda on the 19th of July, 2020.

The short film follows a solitary man’s occupation of an ambiguous space as he tries to engage beyond his own world and begins to fear what he might find if he is successful.

​​Transmission is performed by Christopher Sherwood and Tara Nadun and designed in collaboration with Ian Gouldstone and Malshani Delgahapitiya.

David Cotterrell: Transmission

part of our Screening Room programme

published June 2021

Our guide to where to go in Turkey when you love contemporary art! Compiled for LOOKING FORWARD by curator Burcak Yakici, this guide is realised in collaboration with the Curating Contemporary Art Programme by Open Dialogue Istanbul and Akbank Sanat.

Guide to Turkish Art Institutions

in collaboration with Open Dialogue Istanbul

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