Past Projects

A list of past off-site projects. Learn about current projects.


Art Night
2 July

A new annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one night on 2 July.

ICA Editions at New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), New York
5 – 8 May 2016

ICA Editions was at the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) fair in New York, 5-8 May, for the first time.


ICA Off-Site: Hannah Perry

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Diesel Black Gold global flagship store on London’s Conduit Street, the ICA, in association with Diesel Black Gold presents an installation of video works by London-based artist Hannah Perry. The off-site project will see Perry occupy the courtyard of the flagship store for one month with a video installation. Learn more.

Allied Editions at Frieze Art Fair 2015

The ICA participates in Allied Editions for the fifth consecutive year at Frieze London 2015. Allied Editions is a unique artists' editions collective organised by Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), South London Gallery, Studio Voltaire, Serpentine Galleries and Whitechapel Gallery. Learn more.

ICA Off-Site: Digbeth, Birmingham In association with Selfridges Live + Loud

The ICA, in association with Selfridges, presents ICA Off-Site: Digbeth, Birmingham. The off-site aims to reference recent trends in contemporary urban sub-cultures and features a temporary exhibition and music programme that draws on Birmingham’s mix of industrial and post-war brutalist architecture, celebrating the city of Birmingham as a centre for creativity and a source of inspiration. Learn more.

Duddell’s presents: ICA Off-Site: Hong Kongese
12 Mar 2015 – 28 Jun 2015

An exhibition of international contemporary artists whose work is inspired by our ever-changing world and the cosmopolitan centres in which they live.


ICA Off-Site: The Old Selfridges Hotel
14 Oct 2014 – 18 Oct 2014

A week-long, free programme of live events at The Old Selfridges Hotel, which coincided with Frieze London, encompassing performance, music, art, dance and discussion.


ICA Off-Site: Sunday Art Fair: New Work
17 Oct 2013 – 20 Oct 2013

New Work brought together a diverse range of moving image and audio-visual works that made references to popular culture, while reminding us that many of our day-to-day preoccupations arise from the digital realm.

A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now
13 Sep 2013 – 3 Nov 2013

A major project at The Old Selfridges Hotel in London, A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now illustrated a perceived thread of creativity between the post-punk era and the present day - a legacy that underpins London's incredible creative potential in the present.


Cinema on The Steps: Contemporary Middle Eastern Film
20 Aug 2013 – 22 Aug 2013

Cinema on the Steps brings an exciting selection of contemporary Middle Eastern artists' film to an outdoor cinema on The Mall.

ICA Off-site: Latitude Festival
8 July 2013

Bowiefest, in association with the ICA, presented a celebration of David Bowie in 1973, one of the most artistically important years in his career.


21 July - 4 Aug 2012

BMW’s unique collection of ART CARS. The collection, initiated over 35 years ago, consists of BMW cars transformed into artworks by leading international artists, using the form of the car as their canvas