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‘Similarly Different’

Curated by Briar Levit & Oswin Tickler

Public View: 7-9.30pm Thursday 14th July

Free Entry


‘Technicoloured Irreverence’

An exhibition by Zandism and Jackson Payne

Public View: 7-9.30pm Thursday 7th July

Free Entry


Life Drawing

All abilities

On Hold Awaiting New Venue

£10 per class More info or book here

 Public view: Thursday 30th June 7-9.30pm

A-side B-side Gallery is situated within the Hackney Downs Studios creative community in east London.  We are an artist run gallery, project space and studios.  As a multifunctional space, we also host bespoke events, run art classes and provide master class workshops.

Find out more about us…

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...27/06/2016 - HACKNEY DOWNS STUDIOS is home to over 130 creatives, makers and artists. Join us from 11am on 16th July and 20th August for food, drink and stalls filled with goods exclusively from our studios. Read more...

...22/06/2016 - MY WEEKEND IN LONDON: Posted by Giulia Blocal

“..looked around and suddenly realized that just a few doors away there was an art gallery opening an illustration exhibition. Yes. London, I love you.” Read more...

...15/06/2016 - STUDIO SPACE AVAILABLE: We have a lovely space available in our studio! It would suit a designer or fine artist. Contact us now for a viewing...

...14/06/2016 - HIRE OUR GALLERY: We are accepting exhibition proposals!

Send us a brief proposal along with a couple images. Email us...

...10/06/2016 - OPPORTUNITIES: We currently have a volunteer position available as a marketing & press assistant.  Please contact us now for more information: 02085337258 or catherine@asidebsidegallery.com

...01/06/2016 - HACKNEY DOWNS OPEN STUDIOS: THURSDAY 2ND JUNE! For one night only we are throwing open our doors. You’re invited to see inside the world of our residents! Explore behind closed doors then head to the party of the year with residents Hackney Showroom. Music and projections from NOT LIKE THAT. RSVP...


...DAZED: These artworks perfectly sum up London’s housing woes

With a humorously accurate take on estate agent signs, these artists highlight the uncomfortable reality that home ownership for many is a distant dream. Read more by Louis Staples...

...ARTQUEST: We are delighted to announce that #ThePoorDoor exhibition has been shortlisted for the Artquest Workweek prize!'The Workweek Prize rewards the best artist-led or independent curatorial project in the Art Licks Weekend'

Along with five other galleries, DKUK, Seen Fifteen, VERBureau, Art Barter and A---Z Read more...

...LECOOL INTERVIEW WITH TINSEL: “Hey Tinsel, so how’s it going? Have you recovered from having your work feature at Dismaland, the biggest art show in the world right now? That’s pretty cool.”  “Good thanks! Just wow… I am completely stunned… it is an incredible show and the whole experience has been absolutely mental!” Read more...

SCHON!MAGAZINE: After a summer of playing festivals across Europe and beyond, some of the UK’s most successful musicians are transforming the gallery wall into their latest stage. Gengahr & Friends present...is the first exhibition of paintings by members of Gengahr, alt-J, Bombay Bicycle Club and Slaves. Schön! previewed the exhibit at A-side B-side Gallery in Hackney Downs Studios to meet the ‘super-group’ of artists as they unveil their work for the first time

Don’t Even Ask
curated by Rebecca Wilcox
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