Follow a trail of art across south London during the all-night arts festival, Art Night.
Now in its third edition, Art Night presents a free one-night programme of contemporary art, performance, music and architecture, which takes place from early evening until dawn and moves to a different part of London each year.
Curated by the to celebrate its 50th anniversary, this year’s event sees art projects running along the Thames from Southbank Centre, through Vauxhall and Nine Elms, to Battersea Power Station.
Many of the free festival’s works are site-specific and directly engage with the culture and heritage of the area. This year’s Art Night focuses of the themes of the home, as well as gardening and urban produce.
Art Night 2018 programme highlights
- Witness Turner Prize-nominee Anthea Hamilton’s augmented reality experience at Battersea Power Station.
- See Lara Favaretto’s blue and red caravan suspended by a crane, before the installation is destroyed in a private ceremony.
- Head to the newly reopened Garden Museum for a series of poignant live performances, including dance, rap and poetry, from Liv Wynter.
- Watch Yuan Goang-Ming’s exploding living room projected in slow motion outside the Hayward Gallery.
- See a musical performance inspired by the world of plants by Tamara Henderson in New Covent Garden Market.
- Gather your friends to take part in Marinella Senatore’s interactive procession along the 2018 Art Night trail.
The festival is supported by international auction house Phillips.
Prices and Opening Times
A limited number of events and installations may require advance registration. Please check the Art Night website for more information.
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Art Night 2018 takes place from 6pm to 6am.