Fri 19 May 2017 - Sat 15 July 2017
The curatorial collective Don’t Follow the Wind (Chim↑Pom, Kenji Kubota, Eva and Franco Mattes,... more
Fukushima exclusion zone, Project Fukushima! Film Still by Hikaru Fujii (2011)
Fri 19 May 2017 - Sat 15 July 2017
Project Fukushima! was instigated by musicians Yoshihide Otomo and Michiro Endo, as well as the... more
Graveyard of Lost Species, YoHa and Critical Art Ensemble, 2015, photograph Simon Fowler
Thu 7 July 2016 - Mon 23 July 2018
An ambitious collaborative project and public monument by artists YoHa and Critical Art Ensemble in... more


Wed 28 June 2017
A workshop to facilitate conversations around artistic and cultural practices that explore and work... more
Sat 1 July 2017
On Saturday 1 July we invite members of the King’s Cross and wider city neighbourhood to come... more
Wed 5 July 2017
Curators Jason Waite and Kaori Homma discuss their work in relation to Arts Catalyst’s presentation... more
Sat 15 July 2017
On July 15 we invite you to celebrate the closing of our current season Real Lives Half Lives:... more
Sat 8 July 2017
Test Sites is a three-year programme by Arts Catalyst investigating elements of environmental... more
Thu 13 July 2017
Following on from the Fukushima Artists’ Films event, held as part of the season Real Lives Half... more

projects From the archive

Fri 24 March 2017 - Sat 22 April 2017
In a month-long exhibition and inquiry, Arts Catalyst looks at artists’ practices that explore the... more
Mirror Dome Room at the Pepsi Pavilion, at Expo ’70, Osaka Japan, Photo Shunk-Kender
Thu 22 September 2016 - Sat 31 December 2016
Arts Catalyst presents 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016, including a night... more
Thu 30 July 2015 - Sun 30 August 2015
A new commission by Ariel Guzik for Edinburgh Art Festival 2015. ‘Holoturian’ is an underwater... more
Performance by Martin O'Brien, Taste of Flesh / Bite Me I'm Yours, 2015
Sat 13 May 2017 - Sun 25 June 2017
Trust Me, I’m an Artist is a group exhibition of nine artists’ works that examine ethical... more
Wed 19 April 2017
Media history is millions, even billions, of years old, argues media theorist Jussi Parikka. To... more


Fri 26 May 2017 - Mon 30 September 2019
Test Sites is Arts Catalyst’s series of inquiries into matters of concern connected with... more
Sat 3 June 2017 - Mon 30 September 2019
Test Sites is Arts Catalyst’s series of inquiries into matters of concern connected with... more

Recent Projects & Events

Wed 5 April 2017
In this workshop, we will explore different ways in which artistic and cultural practices... more
Sat 1 April 2017
Artist Melanie Jackson and writer Angus Cameron discuss the demons that have populated the shafts... more
Fri 24 March 2017
Are discord and disagreement necessarily divisive forces or can they be positive or formative –... more
James Acord | Lise Autogena | Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson | Dave Griffiths | Erika Kobayashi | David Mabb | Cécile Massart | Yelena Popova | Susan Schuppli | Thomson & Craighead | Suzanne Treister | Andy Weir | Ken + Julia Yonetani | Erich Berger and Mari Keto | Shuji Akagi | Don’t Follow the Wind | Isao Hashimoto | Shimpei Takeda | Robert Williams | Bryan McGovern Wilson | Eva and Franco Mattes
Sun 2 October 2016 - Sun 16 April 2017
An exhibition of contemporary art in the nuclear Anthropocene exploring the complexity of knowledge... more
Fog Sculpture, by Fujiko Nakaya engulfing the pavilion. Photo by Fujiko Nakaya, courtesy E.A.T
Thu 22 September 2016 - Sat 29 October 2016
Arts Catalyst presents an exhibition chronicling the history of Experiments in Art and Technology (... more
Kota Takeuchi, Arts Catalyst exhibition image, 2016
Thu 7 July 2016 - Fri 29 July 2016
Kota Takeuchi will be artist in residency at Arts Catalyst's Centre during July 2016. His residency... more
Wed 21 June 2017
Kodwo Eshun of The Otolith Collective presents an evening of screenings of artists’ responses... more