Rivington Place

Rivington Place http://www.rivingtonplace.org is a groundbreaking contemporary visual arts venue in Shoreditch, East London. Designed by leading architect David Adjaye OBE http://www.adjaye.com/, this award winning building is the first permanent space dedicated to the presentation of culturally diverse visual arts and photography in the UK. Rivington Place presents an ongoing programme of exhibitions and events, produced and presented by Autograph ABP http://www.autograph-abp.co.uk and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) http://www.iniva.org . Celebrating the 20 year vision of these two leading contemporary arts organisations, the building features two major project spaces presenting exhibitions, film screenings, digital projects and public lectures. It is also home to the Stuart Hall Library http://www.iniva.org/library— an exceptional resource for international contemporary visual arts — a flexible education space and a café.

Library http://www.iniva.org/library
The Stuart Hall Library is a specialised reference resource for students, researchers and interested readers. Its unique collection includes monographs, exhibition catalogues and over 80 current international art periodicals as well as a slide collection. It is open to the public, by appointment, Tuesday to Friday 10am–1pm and 2–5pm. +44 (0)20 7749 1255 or email library@iniva.org

Rivington Place Portfolio

Six internationally renowned artists have created stunning new works for a limited edition portfolio on sale in support of Rivington Place. The beautifully boxed portfolios present works by Sonia Boyce, Isaac Julien, Glenn Ligon, Hew Locke, Chris Ofili and Carrie Mae Weems. The portfolio can be viewed on the first floor of Rivington Place.

The Rivington Place Portfolio  (PDF)

The Partners:

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), established in 1994, is a contemporary visual arts organisation that supports and promotes the work of artists, curators and scholars from diverse cultural backgrounds, making their artistic practice and ideas accessible to new and diverse audiences. Iniva creates exhibitions, publications, digital projects, education and research projects. The organisation invests in artists who deserve wider recognition for their talents; takes art into unexpected places as well as the more traditional venues; and engages new audiences, young and old, in contemporary art. Iniva is a registered charity. www.iniva.org

Autograph ABP works internationally to educate the public in photography by addressing issues of cultural identity and human rights. It achieves this through formal and informal education programmes, exhibitions, publishing, and the creation of an archive LINK TO RP site http://www.rivingtonplace.org/facilities/photographicArchive of culturally diverse photography that is accessible to the public for research. Established in 1988 with the aim of advocating the inclusion of historically marginalised photographic practices, Autograph ABP also collaborates with other arts organisations, nationally and internationally, to develop, exhibit and publish contemporary and historical photography. www.autograph-abp.co.uk