Friday 15 November
Still time to catch Vija Celmins: Painting and Drawings 1964-1995. Exhibiting at the ICA, Celmins focuses on the balance between fiction, reality and restraint. Her work often depicts seascapes, night skies and deserts. Until 22 December.
Venue: ICA, The Mall, London SW1.
Details: 0171-930 3647.
Monday 18 November
You could visit 21 Contributors, an exhibition of prints taken from slides in the Architectural Association’s photo library. The exhibition focuses on a variety of architectural shots. Until 29 November.
Venue: Architectural Association, 34-36 Bedford Square, London WC1.
Details: 0171-636 0974.
Tuesday 19 November 6pm till closing time
The Bladdered by Fax sessions continue, this time with a special do to celebrate Phil Jones of Real Time Studio’s birthday. The event is taking place in a salubrious bar in Soho, London. So why not take this opportunity to make some new friends (or bump into some old ones) at what will doubtless be a very drunken and entertaining evening?
Venue: Lupos, 50 Dean Street, London W1.
Details: Just turn up.
Tuesday 19 November
Taking place over the next three days is the Digital Media World 96 trade show. All aspects of computer graphic technology, including film, video, multimedia and the Internet will be on display. Alongside the exhibits are a variety of conferences including speakers from The Moving Picture Company, Pacific Data Images and Walt Disney. Until 21 November.
Venue: Wembley Conference and Media Centre, London HA9 0DZ.
Details: 0181-995 3632.
Tuesday 19 November
Opening today in Kensington is a new bar and restaurant called Goolies. Check out the interiors by Rawls & Company.
Venue: Goolies Bar and Restaurant, 21 Abingdon Road, London W8.
Details: 0171-938 1122.
Wednesday 20 November
Why not pop into the current Association of Photographers exhibition titled It’s Too Dangerous And Nobody’s Really Interested? World press award winning photojournalists Roger Hutchings, Paul Lowe, Dod Miller, Tom Stoddart and Anthony Suau display their Eastern European images. Areas covered include Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Rwanda and Grozny. Until 7 December.
Venue: The Association of Photographers, 9-10 Domingo Street, London EC1.
Details: 0171-608 1445.
Thursday 21 November
If that’s not for you, how about the RIBA Awards for Architecture 1996? On display are winners of the regional awards and the first winner of the new Stirling Award in commemoration of Sir James Stirling. Until 23 December.
Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.
Details: 0171-307 3699.
Friday 6 December
Book now for Signs: The Way Ahead which examines current sign policies, practices and procedures in the US, Europe and the UK. Speakers include Roger Whitehead of Whitehouse and Company, NY, Jonathan Glancey, architectural correspondent for The Independent, Mark Rose, sign consultant, and Paul Arthur of Karo-Toronto.
Venue: The Mount Royal Hotel, Bryanston Street, London W1.
Details: Michelle Mathurin on 0171-387 2233.