The Grounds We Tread

20 April 2016- 19 June 2016

Exhibition Preview: 19 April 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Dates of each solo presentation*:
Jiří Kovanda: Wed 20 - Thu 28 April
Lloyd Corporation: Fri 6 - Sun 15 May
Ilona Sagar: Tue 24 - Tue 31 May
Cara Tolmie: Wed 8 - Sun 19 June

The Grounds We Tread is an ambitious performative exhibition of international artists taking on […]

Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will

24 February 2016- 3 April 2016

Pil and Galia Kollectiv

Preview:  23 February 2016 6:30 – 8:30pm  

For their first solo exhibition at Pump House Gallery, Pil and Galia Kollectiv will transform the building into a makeshift film set. They will create environments that juxtapose the institutional and the psychedelic, creating a distorted, jagged architecture in which to shoot a film during the gallery’s closing hours, screening short missives as the exhibition progresses. 

The project aims […]

things we didn’t have before

19 November 2015- 13 December 2015

Terry Barber, Tom Buchanan, Maria L. Felixmüller, Craig Fisher, Matt Gee, Paolo Giardi, Greta Hauer, Kevin Hunt, Scott Joseph, Morwenna Lake, Mindy Lee, Sonia Levy, Jammie Nicholas, Marina Rees, Sue Ridge, Willow Rowlands, Cyrus Shroff, Hazel Stone, Julia Zastava, Yoke and Zoom

For its third annual open call exhibition, things we didn’t have before, Pump House Gallery transforms into a cabinet of curiosities. Each of the gallery’s floors serve as different compartments, a treasure trove of wondrous artworks and objects that await discovery.

Supported by curator Hannah Conroy, local recovery group CDS Wandsworth have selected artworks and objects to form a new public collection that tells the […]

What Do I Need To Do To Make It OK?

27 August 2015- 1 November 2015

Dorothy Caldwell, Saidhbhín Gibson, Celia Pym, Freddie Robins and Karina Thompson

What Do I Need to Do to Make it OK? is an investigation into damage and repair, disease and medicine, and the healing and restoration of landscapes, bodies, minds and objects through stitch and other media.

The exhibition’s five artists have varied approaches to the theme: Dorothy Caldwell’s hand-stitching explores how humans have marked and visualised landscapes from the Arctic to Australia to create maps […]

What is Home?

16 July 2015- 9 August 2015

Hamra Abbas, Manal Al Dowayan, Faten Eldisouky, Walid Elsawi, Hazem Harb, Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Ahmed Mater, Amina Menia, Ayman Yossri Daydban

Preview: Wednesday 15 July 6-8.30pm

We all think we have the answer to the question What Is Home? - be it the building, town or country we live in, the people we live with or even the objects we surround ourselves with.
Welcome to the Pump House Gallery home, where the work of a group of Arabian artists with divergent concerns is presented. From gender […]

RCA SU presents: two hundred acres

4 July 2015- 5 July 2015

Cradeaux Alexander, Bea Bonafini, Gloria Ceballos, Jemma Egan, Liz Wilson, Mayra Ganzinotti, Sara Hibbert, Oskar Jakobsen, Melissa Lissy Kime, Jana Koelmel, Anna-Luise Lorenz, Genevieve Lutkin, Hanqing Ma & Mona Yoo, Bláithín Mac Donnell, Gail Mahon, Christina Mamakos, Patricia Mato-Mora, Neza Agnes Momirski, Josefina Nelimarkka, Suzie Norris-Reeves, Guy Oliver, Seth Pimlott, Jan Petýrek & Jelka Kretzschmar, Natalia Nat Skobeeva, Susannah Stark, Marco Strappato, Nils Alix Tabeling, Sara Vrbinc […]

3 Branches of the Same Tree: Art, Science and Education

23 April 2015- 31 May 2015

Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont

3 Branches of the Same Tree is a project and exhibition exploring areas of science that are often difficult to comprehend and how the subject is received in educational settings.

Three artists Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont have been commissioned by Pump House Gallery to work alongside scientists and local schools to create an exhibition of works to open out scientific knowledge and offer a new way of seeing […]

The First Humans

22 January 2015- 29 March 2015

Preview: Wednesday 21 January, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Caroline Achaintre, Salvatore Arancio, Vidya Gastaldon, Andy Harper, Ben Rivers, Jack Strange

In Battersea Park, where humans once hunted mammoths on frozen boglands, Pump House Gallery is filled with primitive artefacts and primeval geology. But in fact, everything has been newly made by artists.

Many art works in The First Humans are tongue-in-cheek; others refer to sci-fi.

A boulder by Jack Strange contains videos of an ape, a caveman and an alien. Vidya Gastaldon's drawings suggest dawnings, spawnings and New Age […]

The Trouble with Painting Today

30 October 2014- 14 December 2014

Exhibiting artists: Russell Chater, Brian Cheeswright, Yumi Chung, Susan Connolly, Sarah Cooney, Daisy Delaney, Robin Footitt, Marita Fraser, Abi Freckleton, Tina Jenkins, Nnena Kalu, Hannah Luxton, William Mackrell, Jaya Mansberger, Cara Nahaul, Raksha Patel, Niki Russell, Ellis Sharpe, Lucy Smalley, Joan Sugrue, Guo-Liang Tan, Sarah West, Felice Zhukov

Curated by Hannah Conroy and members from Wandsworth University of the Third Age

Pump House Gallery celebrates its […]

You cannot step twice into the same river

4 September 2014- 12 October 2014

You cannot step twice into the same river is a video and photography exhibition of international artists that explores the history of the River Thames. Through the work of artists Alia Syed, Ellie Ga and Laura Pawela, the exhibition looks at the reliability of documentary forms and devices. You cannot step twice into the same river challenges the notion of truth content amid intersecting narratives, historical and pictorial evidence and […]

Faisal Abdu’Allah: Take the leap

26 June 2014- 3 August 2014

Private view: 25th June, 6.30-8.30pm

A participatory project with Katherine Low Settlement featuring work by Linda Hackett Munson

As part of the Katherine Low Settlements 90th birthday celebrations Pump House Gallery presents Faisal Abdu’Allah: A Participatory Project featuring Faisal Abdu’Allah and current and past members of the Battersea charity. The works produced as part of this project are displayed alongside […]

Making Places

4 June 2014- 15 June 2014

Eleanor Shipman, Yemi Awosile, Amy Pennington, Zoe Burt and students from Westbridge, St George’s, Christ Church CE and Griffin primary schools.

Following on from the success of last years exhibition, Thomas’ School Foundation and Pump House Gallery are pleased to be present Making Places: an art exhibition and competition at the Pump House Gallery.  This year’s exhibition investigates how humans have transformed raw materials into shelters and into the world in which we live in now. From caves to primary building blocks of housing and shelter, the exhibition scopes modern […]

The Garment Project

26 April 2014- 25 May 2014

A Wandsworth Youth Fashion exhibition

Wandsworth’s young fashionistas participanting in the Youth Fashion Wandsworth project will present their results in this exhibition during the Wandsworth Arts Festival and Fringe.

A group of young people aged 15-19 will be taken on a fashion journey, with the chance to develop their skills in the design and creation of garments.

The young people will submit ideas for garments that will be professionally made up, […]

At Home

7 February 2014- 30 March 2014

Private view: 6 February 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hetain Patel

The Pump House Gallery is delighted to present At Home, a major touring exhibition by artist Hetain Patel.

At Home will include existing and newly commissioned work by Patel. This exhibition at the Pump House Gallery will mark a shift in the artist’s work, as the result of a new approach by the artist to his way of working. At Home started with the […]

Pump House Open

28 November 2013- 22 December 2013

The Pump House Gallery is delighted to hold its first Open exhibition.  Curated by six young artists from Action Space London Studio in collaboration with Hannah Conroy, the exhibition will showcase local artists work and will offer an insight into an unconventional approach to curating an Open exhibition.

As a result of an open call, the exhibition will be showing the selected works on the subject of ‘Tradition’ and […]

Everyday Objects

20 September 2013- 10 November 2013

Jason Taylor

Artist Jason Taylor works with everyday items or ‘readymades’, and loves tinkering with them to combine, adapt and transform them in to new designs. This exhibition includes over 100 of his ‘Everyday Objects’ displayed in specially designed units, created from wallpaper paste table. It also includes a selection of Taylor’s classic object, his Grate Lights, his Walk Lights and his scrubbing brush seats.

Jason Taylor is […]

The Mayor’s Thames Festival

4 September 2013- 15 September 2013

Artists of the River Pageant

Now, one year on from the Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant and as part of this year’s Mayor’s Thames Festival, more than 50 works of art created at various points along the route, commemorating the biggest event the river has ever seen, will go on display for the first time.

Three years in the making, close to a million people turned out on the banks of the river to […]

Art in the American Embassy

17 July 2013

Pupils from St George’s Church of England, Chesterton and Sir James Barrie Primary schools.

From June to July, pupils from local primary schools have been working on a project to introduce the local community to their neighbour-to-be the American Embassy.  The Embassy will be moving to Nine Elms in 2017, and ahead of this artist Jasleen Kaur has worked with Sir James Barrie, St George's CE and Chesterton Primary Schools on a project exploring travel, transport and new homes.

This project explores […]

Delicious Monsters: Plants of the Imagination

26 June 2013- 30 June 2013

11am – 5pm

Since April, pupils from Westbridge, St George’s, Christ Church CE and Falconbrook primary schools in Battersea have been working with four artists to cover each floor of the Pump House Gallery with individual environments inspired by the borough park.  The gallery will be filled with plant pots containing a range of artwork such as painting, sculpture, textiles and word art as part […]

Common Knowledge

2 May 2013- 19 May 2013

Jacques Nimki and Guardians of Common Knowledge

Working alongside artist Jacques Nimki the Guardians of Common Knowledge, a group of local young people, have been exploring the natural and social heritage of Tooting Bec Common. Through a series of multimedia artworks, this exhibition illustrates their ongoing research into one of London’s most unique green spaces.

Guardians of Common Knowledge are Tejui Parajiea Joe Herley, Jess Gell, Hamza Javaid and Catherine Parkes.

Presented by […]

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