Previously at the ICA - Exhibitions

  • Courtesy of Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris

    Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back Home

    6 Dec 20165 Feb 2017

    Sparrow Come Back Home is the title of a 1962 album by Calypso singer Mighty Sparrow. The exhibition shows representations of Sparrow’s records alongside an archive of printed material relating to his music, revealing the depth of calypso culture.

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  • Janina Lange, Shooting Clouds, 2014. HD Video, 5 min. 12 sec.

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

    23 Nov 201622 Jan 2017

    Showcasing new and recent fine art graduates, Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns to the ICA.

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  • Poster from Fluorescent Chrysanthemum, ICA, 1968, designed by Kohei Sugiura

    Fluorescent Chrysanthemum

    4 Oct 201627 Nov 2016

    This display highlights the ICA’s rich heritage as a home for radical contemporary arts and culture, looking at 1968 exhibition Fluorescent Chrysanthemum, the first presentation of experimental Japanese art, music, film and design in Europe.

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  • James Richards, Radio at Night (2015). Courtesy of the Artist. Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with major support from the Bentson Foundation.

    James Richards: Requests and Antisongs

    21 Sep 201613 Nov 2016

    James Richards presents new and recent works which continue his ongoing exploration of collage, installation and sound.

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  • Techno! The New Dance Sound of Detroit (1988). Courtesy Neil Rushton and 10 Records LTD

    Detroit: Techno City

    27 Jul 201625 Sep 2016

    A studied look at the evolution and subsequent dispersion of Detroit Techno music.

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  • It's The Buzz, Cock! By Linder (2015), Courtesy of Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

    Artistic Differences

    29 Jun 20164 Sep 2016

    A group show bringing together artists and designers that have been directly linked to Judy Blame throughout his career.

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  • Adam, i-D magazine, photo: William Baker, 2010

    Judy Blame: Never Again

    29 Jun 20164 Sep 2016

    The first major solo exhibition by accessories designer, art director and fashion stylist Judy Blame.

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  • Olly Todd, 2009 © Alasdair McLellan

    Alasdair McLellan & Lev Tanju: The Palace

    8 Jul 201624 Jul 2016

    A collection of archive and unseen images of Palace Skateboards’ renowned team and the Palace Wayward Boys Choir.

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  • Olivetti Lettera 22 poster by Giovanni Pintori (1954). Courtesy Associazione Archivio Storico Olivetti, Ivrea – Italy

    Olivetti: Beyond Form and Function

    25 May 201617 Jul 2016

    Founded as a typewriter manufacturing company by Camillo Olivetti in 1908 in Ivrea, Italy, Olivetti is considered one of the leading manufacturers of the mid-20th century. This display presents photographs, films and ephemera relating to Olivetti’s graphic and spatial design, as well as architecture.

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  • Martine Syms, Lessons I-XXX, 2014

    Martine Syms: Fact & Trouble

    20 Apr 201619 Jun 2016

    Martine Syms' first solo institution exhibition in the UK. For the exhibition she presents new work in a variety of media that continues to explore her ongoing interest in cultural exchange and identity.

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