David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

Curators’ Series #10. Greater than the Sum by Kunsthalle Lissabon

Laure Prouvost, GDM future franchise, 2017 (details)

What role can the artist take in society? What path forward can a curator hope to illuminate? These are questions at the heart of the Kunsthalle Lissabon's programme, the Portuguese art institution that is currently exhibiting as part of DRAF’s Curator’s Series – only the second time an institution rather than an individual has been invited. In ‘Greater than the Sum,’ the two curators from the Kunsthalle Lissabon have taken full advantage of this rare privilege. Review by Kaitlyn Kane

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Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282, 1016 HJ Amsterdam

Troika: Glitches

All Colours White, 2017, Glitches, Installation View, Galerie Ron Mandos, 2017

Troika is a collaborative contemporary art practice formed in 2003 by Eva Rucki, Conny Freyer and Sebastien Noel and their first exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos, in Amsterdam, Glitches, brings Troika’s site-specific installation Limits of a Known Territory (2015) to Europe for the first time to be shown alongside new and recent bodies of work.

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Vienna Secession Friedrichstraße 12, 1010 Vienna

Alex Da Corte

Alex Da Corte, Slow Graffiti, installation view

For his first major solo exhibition in Europe, Alex Da Corte has created a new work for the Vienna Secession.

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Olga Korper Gallery, 17 Morrow Avenue Toronto M6R 2H9, Canada

Paterson Ewen

Installation view, Paterson Ewen, Olga Korper Gallery

Apart from a single lithographic print, the exhibition presents pieces that were all produced during the 1990s, and together they powerfully illustrate the artist’s interest in space, astronomy, cosmic events, and the phenomenal relationship between our physical world and the celestial environment that surrounds it. Review by Emma Rae Warburton

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Jerwood Visual Arts, Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 0LN

Jerwood Makers Open 2017

Jessica Harrison, 54 Pins, 44 Followers (detail), 2017

The biannual Jerwood Makers Open returns for its sixth edition, presenting new works by Sam Bakewell, Juli Bolanos-Durman, Jessica Harrison, Marcin Rusak and Laura Youngson Coll. The five artists were selected from 271 applications and explore making as practice and process. Review by Edmée Lepercq

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LITEXPO, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius 04215, Lithuania

ArtVilnius

Performance by Francois Durif (border Man)

ArtVilnius featured over 50 galleries from 20 countries, approximately 200 artists, a large special projects section and an expanded talks, performance and associate programme. Despite a clear commercial increase, the fair also demonstrated a move towards more performative works, video and moving image, and installation, indicating a simultaneous proliferation in art market interest and engagement with contemporary art and both Eastern European and international artists. Review by Kathryn Lloyd

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The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3HY

Cut Cloth: Contemporary Textiles and Feminism

Cut Cloth, The Portico Library, installation view

‘Cut Cloth’ presents an encounter with ten artists who work at the intersection of textiles and feminism. It constitutes an important snapshot of the ongoing conversation. Review by Elspeth Mitchell

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Victoria Miro Gallery, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW

Isaac Julien: “I dream a world” Looking for Langston

Installation view, Isaac Julien: "I dream a world" Looking for Langston

Julien’s visually arresting installation is luminous and large-scale, a combination of text, documentation and photography. Most notable are the sizeable prints of well-dressed, handsome characters from his film. However, to stop at that would mean to miss the self-determinism of his subject and process. Review by Joan Lee

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Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Serebryanicheskaya naberezhnaya 19, Art House, Moscow 109028

Peter Halley

In his latest exhibition, at Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Peter Halley examines the complexity and scale of urban structures unique to his native New York as well as diagramming the city’s systems of movement and communication.

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Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 2H7

Elad Lassry

Fringe

The first major exhibition of Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist Elad Lassry in Canada.

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Copperfield Gallery, 6 Copperfield Street London SE1 0EP

We have the weights, we have the measures

Installation view, We have the weigts, we have the measures at Copperfield, London.

Territories envisioned and established on someone else’s behalf and their symbolic manifestations in the everyday are the driving force behind this show. This draws upon the political manoeuvres performed by any form of power in order to claim geography. Review by Rafael Barber Cortell

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