Established in 2007, THE FUTURE CAN WAIT is a direct response to Zavier Ellis' and Simon Rumley's fifteen years’ experience of the London art scene. Having discovered, curated and collected many of the most exciting young and progressive artists during this period, both Ellis and Rumley have become known for identifying rising talent early.
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT is a multi-disciplinary museum-scale survey show consisting of London based or educated artists, who work in painting, drawing, video, sculpture, performance and installation. Conceived to compliment and complete London's Frieze week, THE FUTURE CAN WAIT represents an ambitious, privately funded and curated show that offers a much needed alternative experience to the art fair routine.
Located since 2007 in the East End, THE FUTURE CAN WAIT moved to Bloomsbury Square in Central London in 2011 in a new partnership with Saatchi’s New Sensations. The Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT continues to be London’s biggest curated event during Frieze Week, featuring over 60 artists in a 22,000 sq ft museum quality space.