Past Events & Exhibitions


Bureau works internationally with represented and invited artists at varying career stages to provide a platform and context for dynamic and innovative contemporary visual practice. The gallery premieres and commissions new work across a variety of media and presentation formats, both on and off site. Bureau’s exhibition programme is complemented by screenings, talks and performance events, alongside international collaborations, exchange and residency projects. The gallery further supports artists’ practice through publishing initiatives, and participation in art fairs.

The archive below lists all previous exhibitions and events.


Events & Exhibitions

Open Studio Event: Artists' Work in Progress

As part of 'Swap/Vaihto' Bureau opens to the public for an afternoon, providing an opportunity to meet the artists taking part in the residency, exhibition and exchange project, and to discuss their work in progress for the forthcoming exhibition.
15 July 2008 (14:00 - 17:00)

Artists’ Talk: Hannu Karjalainen & Jaana Kokko

As part of Swap/Vaihto, Hannu Karjalainen and Jaana Kokko, visiting artists from Finland, will discuss and present examples of their respective practices.
(This talk will take place at Cornerhouse, Cinema 1, Education Space.)
15 July 2008 (18:00 - 19:30)

Swap / Vaihto

'Swap/Vaihto' is an exchange programme between 23 UK and Finland-based artists, exploring collaborative practice and incorporating residencies and exhibitions at Bureau and The Cable Factory in Helsinki.
07 July 2008 to 20 August 2008 (12:00 - 17:00)

PureScreen #21: Follywood

The third curated programme in the 2008 season of PureScreen artist film and video events. Curated by Sophia Crilly. Featuring artists Rachel Cattle, Mia Chen, Gordon Culshaw, Nooshin Farhid, Tessa Garland, Elena Näsänen, Philip Newcombe, Christine Niehoff, Seppo Renvall, Pekka Sassi, Erica Scourti.
25 June 2008 (18:30 - 20:30)

The Established - Paul Needham

Bureau presents 'The Established', Paul Needham’s first solo exhibition with the gallery.
10 May 2008 to 14 June 2008

Jacob Cartwright in ARTfutures 2008

Bureau is pleased to present Jacob Cartwright's work in ARTfutures 2008, a Contemporary Art Society project. A unique and un-missable event in the contemporary art calendar, each year, the Contemporary Art Society handpicks work by approximately 100 artists to form an exhibition of work for sale.
06 March 2008 to 12 March 2008


Bureau is exhibiting Jacob Cartwright's work, as part of 'Birdwatching'; an international group show curated by Tanya Rumpff, and taking place at De Vishal in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Please click on 'more' for further information and the latest news on Bureau artists...
14 November 2007 to 23 December 2007


Bureau is pleased to announce its participation in Kunst 07 Zürich, with a booth sponsored by the Zürcher Kantonalbank (Bank of Zürich).
02 November 2007 to 05 November 2007

Artist in Residence 2007 - Paul Needham

Bureau is pleased to announce that Paul Needham has been selected to be the 2007 Artist in Residence. Please click on 'more' for further information about the residency...
01 August 2007 to 30 September 2007

Bureau presents Dave Griffiths in OUTPOST's 'British & European Legs'

Bureau is proud to present Dave Griffiths in his first solo exhibition, as part of 'British & European Legs'; an invitational project for OUTPOST, to coincide with Contemporary Art Norwich 2007.
02 July 2007 to 21 July 2007 (12:00 - 18:00)