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Thursday, 15 January 2009

The top 40 illustrated guide to 2008


For all you nostalgic pop pickers here's the Artsadmin Artblogs illustrated guide to all that was great and good in 2008.
In no particular order, as it is just too hard to place.
Please let us know if we have missed anything!
what did you see?
what changed your life?
what inspired you?
and if you can't think of anything then heres hoping for exceptional 2009.



Cornelia Parker - Chomskian Abstract - Whitechapel


Pina Bausch - Rite of Spring - Sadler's Wells


National Theatre of Scotland - Black Watch - Barbican


Leonard Cohen - Albert Hall


Heiner Goebbels - Stifter's Dinge - A co-commission by Artangel and Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne


Karlheinz Stockhausen Concert - Wilton’s Music Hall


DV8 -To Be Straight With You - National Theatre


Doran George - Dancing with a Dead Man’s Things - Chisenhale Dance Space


Franko B - Don’t Leave Me This Way - ICA


The Golden Age of Couture - V&A


Viktor & Rolf - Barbican


You Me Bum Bum Train - Cordy House


Dare to Dance – South Bank Centre


Folk Day - the Proms


Rosemary Butcher - WinLab - Siobhan Davies Dance Centre


Marcela Levi - In-organic' - La Caldera, Barcelona


Bjork - Hammersmith Apollo


Klang - A Tribute to Karlheinz Stockhausen - Southbank Centre


Merce Cunningham Dance Company - Barbican Centre


Punchdrunk - Masque of the Red Death - BAC


Francis Bacon - Tate Modern


Steve Mcqueen - Hunger


Supremes - V&A


Dangalnama - Theatre Royal Stratford East


Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art at Barbican


Duotard - Blame it on the Burgers


Helena Hunter - Tracing Shadows - NRLA in 2008


Roger Hiorns - Seizure'


All the people who tried extinguish the flame as the Olympic Torch rally


Guillermo Gomez-Pena - La Pocha Nostra - NRLA 2008


Roy Peters - End Of Story - NRLA 2008


Julia Bardsley - Almost The Same - Chelsea Theatre


Sheila Ghelani's Grafting and Budding at BAC


Photomonth 2008

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Inder Salim’s ‘Mochi-ki-Dukan, ART AUCTION in support of Suraj & his family’ at the Palette Gallery, Delhi



And While London Burns - Platform



Super Night Shot - Gob Squad


5 comments:

Joanne said...

Wow what a fabulously, wonderful, fantazamagic year it was!!

Artsadmin said...

whats on your list to see in 2009?

Joanne said...

At the moment, Spill festival is top on my list! And the Mime Festival which is going on now.

J. said...

The Dance programme at the South Bank Centre for the coming months is very appealing! Time to start booking places (Thank God for pay day on Monday)!

Artsadmin said...

i too am excited about the Spill platform that is launched this year....anyone applying?