Black Chapel, Theaster Gates’ 2022 Serpentine Pavilion is Now Open


Serpentine Pavilion 2022 designed by Theaster Gates. Courtesy: Serpentine. Image © Iwan Baan

Serpentine Pavilion 2022 designed by Theaster Gates. Courtesy: Serpentine. Image © Iwan Baan

The 21st Serpentine Pavilion, Black Chapel, designed by Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates opens today, on June 10, 2022. On display until the 16th of October 2022, the project is realized with the architectural support of Adjaye Associates with Goldman Sachs’ patronage. In 2021, the Pavilion events program was planned to reflect Gates’ concept of interlinking architecture and music, particularly emphasizing artistic explorations of monastic sounds and hymns. The pavilion will act as a platform for Serpentine’s live program throughout the summer, offering the public space of reflection, connection, and joy.

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