New Gallery Launches in July 2011

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LONDON.- GALERIE8 is a new art gallery that will be located within the Arthaus Project in London Fields, East London . Opening in July 2011, it will focus on site-specific installations and emerging international artists. The gallery atrium consists of 250 metres of floor space with an open-air ceiling spanning five floors allowing for natural light and large scale works. Not limited to an exhibition platform, the gallery will also provide a multi-use artistic venue and community space for art and socio-cultural discussions. To celebrate its opening, GALERIE8 will host a summer-long programme of creative endeavours including workshops, films screenings and artistic performances. Prior to the gallery’s first official solo exhibition in September 2011, the gallery’s launch will initiate a number of individual projects and events. Firstly, the artist Mary Yacoob will be collaborating with GALERIE8 on a project to tra