“The definition of artistic activity occurs, first of all, in the field of distribution.” - Marcel Broodthaers *

‘this is tomorrow’ aims to become a comprehensive archive of contemporary art, providing those restricted by place or time with the chance to visit some of the most innovative and culturally significant exhibitions around the world.

We believe that contemporary art has an intrinsic value for society that enriches people’s lives, offering multiple reflections on how we live and how our futures might be constructed.

‘This Is Tomorrow’ was a seminal art exhibition held in August 1956 at the Whitechapel Art Galllery, facilitated by curator Bryan Robertson. The core of the exhibition was the ICA Independent Group. It was the interdisciplinary and forward thinking nature of the exhibition that inspired the ethos and title of this online magazine. However, we have no connection or affiliation with the Whitechapel Gallery.

* As quoted by Seth Price in his essay ‘Dispersion’ 2008

Arts Council England
Arts Council England

Thank You:

Niall Thompson, Nils Porrmann, Julie Kim, Ryan Ras, James Sharpe, Roxanne Silverwood, Robin Smith (rokpool.com), Josephine Breese, Seb Emina, Gemma Sharpe, Magda Fabiañczyk, Christer Lundahl, Martina Seitl, Janette Scott, Mattia Paganelli, Claire Louise Staunton, Beatrice Dillon, James Lingwood, Adrian Robb, Gill Hunt, Madge Welch, Geoff and Isobel Parfitt, Jacqui Gush, Beryl Smith, Steve Shaw, Harun Morrison, Laura Collier, Olga Shapeero, Michael Smythe, Rob Bowman, Sepake Angiama, Kate Squires, David Moynihan, Vincent Honoré, Ben Roberts, Sally Mumby-Croft, Sarah Williams (and all at Jerwood) Elly Clarke, Jo Smith.

Original Logo/Designs:

Julie Kim & Ryan Rass

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dandelion & burdock

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