London artists on fiction and reality

14 October 2014 - 4 January 2015

MIRRORCITY shows recent work and new commissions by key emerging and established artists working in the capital today. These artists seek to address the challenges, conditions and consequences of living in a digital age.

Hayward Preview: Mirrorcity

Friday 10 October

Artists Tim Etchells and Lindsay Seers discuss Hayward Gallery's new exhibition, MIRRORCITY.


On the eve of the exhibition, they discuss their work in relation to its main themes with writer Tom McCarthy.


MIRRORCITY brings together art informed by science-fiction, the emergence of new speculative philosophies and the effects of the internet on our lives.


Taking London as its point of departure, this panel also examines the way artists investigate the multifaceted realities of the here and now.


It discusses the ways they explore 'in-between' areas within the ever-expanding realms of our lived experience.


The panel is chaired by the exhibition's curator, Stephanie Rosenthal.



Date & Time
10 October, 7.45pm



Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall




Image credit: Lindsay Seers, Nowhere Less Now (interior), 2012. Commissioned by Artangel; Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart, Australia; Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE. Courtesy of the artist and Matt's Gallery, London.