Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art

Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art

Charity information

Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art

Founded in December 2004 by art historian and curator Dr. Ziba Ardalan, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is a not-for-profit art institution that operates purely for the public benefit. Every year the foundation organises four challenging and thought-provoking exhibitions of works by international contemporary artists working in various media. The foundation also engages with the public and the neighbouring community through a full programme of educational events and workshops.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    Central to the Parasol unit philosophy is a total commitment to artists and their creative endeavour, an attitude which leads to a singular relationship developing between each exhibiting artist and the foundation. We provide an extensive Educational Events programme which aims are to encourage people to develop their interest in contemporary art through a variety of expansive activities. Its poetry readings, music and performance, artist and/or curator talks, exhibition tours and symposia are all designed to provide unique insight into the work of a currently exhibiting artist

  • Aims

    Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art aims to:

    • Central to the Parasol unit philosophy is a pledge to support artists and their creative endeavour, an attitude which leads to lasting relationships between each exhibiting artist and the foundation
    • In its genuine mission to serve the public, the foundation does not bear the founder’s name and its exhibitions do not derive from any particular private collections. Admission to all exhibitions at P
  • Overview

    Established: December 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1107425

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 8

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 02074907373

    Address: 14 Wharf Road N1 7RW

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