Installation shot from Here Today… Curated by Artwise 2014 © the artists. Photo by Thierry Bal. Pictured: Gordon Cheung, Tony Cragg, Chris Jordan, David Rickard, Mike Perry

Here Today...

Marking 50 years of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

With over 50 internationally-celebrated contemporary artists and emerging thinking, Here Today... is an exhibition that dares to challenge common perceptions of the current state of our environment. Through a multi-sensory, interactive and powerful experience featuring today's most evocative art, design, and ideas, Here Today... presents possible solutions for the future and aims to empower visitors to instigate change through a progamme of events, talks and workshops. Here Today... is curated by Susie Allen, Laura Culpan and Dea Vanagan, in support of the IUCN Red List charity, and is supported by Baku Magazine. 

Exhibiting Artists: Ackroyd and Harvey (UK); Rashad Alakbarov (AZ); Leyla Aliyeva (AZ); Sir Peter Blake (UK) Edward Burtynsky (CA) Werner Büttner (GR); Jodie Carey (UK); Gordon Cheung (UK) ; Khalil Chishtee (PK); George Condo (USA); Tony Cragg (UK); Siobhan Davies (UK); Tracey Emin (UK); Dominic Harris (UK); Carsten Höller (BEL); Abigail Fallis (UK); Nicolas Feldmeyer (CH); Laura Ford (UK); Douglas Gordon (UK); Chris Jordan (USA); Mat  Kemp (UK); Oswaldo Maciá (CO); Alastair Mackie (UK); Mackie (UK); Mari Mahr (CL/UK); Aida Mahmudova (AZ); Mohau Modisakeng (ZA); Mariko Mori (JP); Sayyora Muin (UZ); Jacco Olivier (NL); Julian Opie (UK); Julian Perry (UK); Mike Perry (UK) Bharti Kher (IN); Stephanie Quayle (UK); Fiona Rae (UK); Farid Rasulov (AZ); David Rickard (NZ); Graham Stevens (UK); Parviz Tanavoli (IR); Diana Thater (USA); Troika (UK);  Gavin Turk (UK); United Visual Artists (UK); Andy Warhol (USA); Hugo Wilson (UK); Zoe Walker & Neil Bromwich (UK)  and recent graduates from the RCA.

Kids Interactive Area conceived by Rohan Wadham.

Childrens’ Workshops led by Gwen Ramsay (Saturday 29 Nov/ 6 December/ 13 December)

A publication with texts by Dr. Alison Bracker will be available for the exhibition.

For more information visit: www.heretoday.org

Here Today... images

  • Ackroyd & Harvey, Living Skin, 1992/2014, Seedling grass stenciled and stretched. Installation shot © Ackroyd & Harvey, Photo by Anne Purkiss

    Ackroyd & Harvey, Living Skin, 1992/2014, Seedling grass stenciled and stretched. Installation shot © Ackroyd & Harvey, Photo by Anne Purkiss

  • Stephanie Quayle, Congress, 2014. Courtesy the artist and TJ Boulting Gallery. Specially commissioned for Here Today…Installation shot © Stephanie Quayle, photo by Thierry Bal

    Stephanie Quayle, Congress, 2014. Courtesy the artist and TJ Boulting Gallery. Specially commissioned for Here Today…Installation shot © Stephanie Quayle, photo by Thierry Bal

  • Chris Jordan and Rebecca Clark, Silent Spring (detail), 2014, from the series Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait (2006-present) Pigmented ink print (made from 28 graphite drawings by Rebecca Clark) © the artists, Miller Yezerski Gallery and Robert Klein Gallery

    Chris Jordan and Rebecca Clark, Silent Spring (detail), 2014, from the series Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait (2006-present) Pigmented ink print (made from 28 graphite drawings by Rebecca Clark) © the artists, Miller Yezerski Gallery and Robert Klein Gallery

  • Installation shot © the artists. Photo by Anne Purkiss (Pictured: Hugo Wilson, Werner Büttner, Mat Kemp, Mohau Modisakeng)

    Installation shot © the artists. Photo by Anne Purkiss (Pictured: Hugo Wilson, Werner Büttner, Mat Kemp, Mohau Modisakeng)

  • Gavin Turk, Pandy Warhol, 2014 © the artist and Live Stock Market

    Gavin Turk, Pandy Warhol, 2014 © the artist and Live Stock Market

  • Carsten Höller, Snake, 2013 © the artist. Photo: Marc Domage

    Carsten Höller, Snake, 2013 © the artist. Photo: Marc Domage

  • Mohau Modisakeng, Ditaola VII, 2014 © the artist and Brundyn+, Cape Town

    Mohau Modisakeng, Ditaola VII, 2014 © the artist and Brundyn+, Cape Town

  • Mari Mahr, I Would Love to go on a Safari, 1989 © the artist and The Photographer's Gallery

    Mari Mahr, I Would Love to go on a Safari, 1989 © the artist and The Photographer's Gallery

  • Jacco Olivier, Whale, 2006. Installation shot © the artist, Victoria Miro, London and Marianne Boesky, NY

    Jacco Olivier, Whale, 2006. Installation shot © the artist, Victoria Miro, London and Marianne Boesky, NY