ORGAN PREVIEW: Condo, the multi-gallery art event, returns to London for a third time in January…

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Condo 2018 is almost upon us, 2017 was a little bit hit and miss and if there was an award for most annoying dysfunctional website and unusable map then last year’s Condo map and website would have won it handsdown, 2018’s website doesn’t look that much better, there was some good art to be found in amongst the disconnected aloofness and the feeling that the general public turning up was a bit of an inconvenience to the galleries involved though. Last year’s London leg was worth exploring, here’s some of the coverage from 2017 –  ORGAN THING: Exploring the East side of Condo, is this really the cutting edge and the best of the new young galleries?

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Since its launch in London in 2016 Condo has expanded to New York, Mexico City and Shanghai, this January the multi-gallery comes back to London. The third London version of Condo, Condo 2018 will feature 46 international galleries spread across 17 London spaces.

“Condo is a large-scale collaborative exhibition of international galleries. Host galleries share their spaces with visiting galleries – either by co-curating an exhibition together, or dividing their galleries and allocating spaces. The initiative encourages the evaluation of existing models, pooling resources and acting communally to propose an environment that is more conducive for experimental gallery exhibitions to take place internationally”.

Condo 2018 will run from 13th January until 10th February, the preview weekend happens over the the weekend of 13th and 14th January with the spaces involved open on the Saturday and Sunday from midday until 6pm. THe list of spaces reads like this

1 König London
259–269 Old Marylebone Road, Winchester House, NW1 5RA – Wed–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Galeria Jaqueline Martins from São Paulo

2 Pilar Corrias
54 Eastcastle Street,  W1W 8EF –  Mon–Fri 10–6pm & Sat 11–6pm
hosting Société Berlin

3 Sadie Coles hq
62 Kingly Street, W1B 5QN – Tue–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Koppe Astner Glasgow and Madragoa Lisbon

4 Southard Reid
7 Royalty Mews,  W1D 3AS – Tue–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Bureau New York and Park View Los Angeles

5 Rodeo
125 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0EW – Tue–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Andrew Kreps gallery New York

6 Hollybush Gardens
1–2 Warner Yard, EC1R 5EY – Wed–Fri 11–6pm & Sat 12–5pm
hosting Jan Mot Brussels

7 Mother’s Tankstation
Morley House, 4th Floor, 26 Holborn Viaduct,  EC1A 2AT – Thu 12–5pm & Fri–Sat 12–6pm
hosting Edouard Malingue gallery Shanghai / Hong Kong

8 Project Native Informant
Morley House, 3rd Floor, 26 Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2AT – Wed–Sat 12–6pm
hosting Madein Gallery Shanghai and Kow Berlin

9 Emalin
Unit 4, Huntingdon Estate, Bethnal Green Road, E1 6JU – Wed–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Weiss Falk Basel

10 Union Pacific
17 Goulston Street, ? E1 7TP –  Thu–Sat 12–6pm
hosting Misako & Rosen Tokyo and ChertlÜdde Berlin and Gregor Staiger Zurich

11 Carlos/Ishikawa
Unit 4, 88 Mile End Road E1 4UN ? Wed–Sat 12–6pm
hosting queer thoughts New York and Schiefe Zähne Berlin

12 Maureen Paley
21 Herald Street, E2 6JT – Wed–Sun 11–6pm
hosting Dépendance Brussels and JoségarcÍa ,MX Mexico City

13 The Approach
1st Floor, 47 Approach Road, E2 9LY – Wed–Sun 12–6pm
hosting Nuno Centeno Porto

14 Modern Art
50–58 Vyner Street, E2 9DG – Wed–Sat 11–6pm hosting 1301PE Los Angeles

15 Green Grassi / ­Corvi-Mora
1a Kempsford Road, SE11 4NU – Tue–Sat 11–6pm
hosting Lomex New York and JTT New York and Proyectos Ultravioleta Guatemala City

16 Rob Tufnell
139 Lambeth Walk, SE11 6EE – Thu–Sat 12–6pm
hosting Croy Nielsen Vienna

17 The Sunday Painter / Arcadia Missa
117–119 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1XA – Wed–Sat 12–6pm
hosting Dawid Radziszewski Warsaw and Stereo Warsaw

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