Gasworks, the well-loved ‘home for artists’ in London and the hub of a global network with partners from Rio to Jonahnesburg, Tehran and Dhaka; is delighted to announce that it will reopen to the public on 24 September 2015 after purchasing its freehold and undergoing a major redevelopment by award-winning British architects HAT Projects. The unveiling of the space will be accompanied by an exhibition of newly commissioned work by emerging South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere. Open Studios with artists-in-residence Grace Weinrib (Chile), Desire Machine Collective (India), Andrea Canepa (Peru) and Rubén Grilo (Spain) will follow on Saturday 26 September. In 1994, Gasworks organised for Chris Ofili to participate in an artists’ workshop in Zimbabwe, in 2007 it curated the first solo exhibitions of Lynette Yiadom Boakye and Renata Lucas, and in 2013 hosted the residency

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