Viewing articles from 2016/04

Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10, Eindhoven

The 1980s. Today’s Beginnings?

The 1980s. Today's Beginnings?, Installation View

'The 1980s. Today’s Beginnings?' explores the 1980s from six European perspectives, examining the relevance of this transformative decade for today. This collaborative project comprises a diverse mix of artworks, music, TV, graphic and archival material, exploring a wide set of socio-political themes through the lens of culture.

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Various venues,Sheffield, UK

Art Sheffield 2016: Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm

Hannah Sawtell, @dividend_plus, 2016.

Bergen Kunsthall Director Martin Clark’s return to Sheffield (he studied at Sheffield Hallam in the 1990’s) to curate the 2016 edition of Art Sheffield - ‘Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm’ - is underpinned by an intimate knowledge of the city’s industrial noise and post-industrial landscapes. Review by Cathy Wade

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery, W Carriage Dr, London W2 2AR


DAS INSTITUT, installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, 3 March - 15 May 2016

Paul Black reviews DAS INSTITUT, an exhibition of works by collaborators Kerstin Brätsch and Adele Röder exploring communication, humour and performativity.

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

Jules de Balincourt: Stumbling Pioneers

Jules de Balincourt, Stumbling Pioneers, 15 April-14 May 2016, Victoria Miro

de Balincourt’s solo exhibition ‘Stumbling Pioneers' exposes the myth of escape through a dystopic landscape where figures drift aimlessly or are nowhere to be found. Gabriella Nugent reviews

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Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents: KALEIDOSCOPE Live, celebrating 50 years


In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates 50 years as an internationally acclaimed powerhouse of contemporary visual culture. KALEIDOSCOPE is a year long series of interlinking exhibitions, performances and events, presenting an unmissable opportunity to reflect on some of the great moments in Modern Art Oxford’s history, and this is tomorrow will be there too, live broadcasting many fantastic talks, performances and symposia.

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The Chapel at St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road London, E2 9PL

PRELIM PROJECTS 01: Whisper to me in HTML

Whisper to me in HTML, Installation View

'Whisper to me in HTML' is the inaugural exhibition of PRELIM PROJECTS - an exhibition series of emerging artists in temporary locations. Taking the physical languages and signs of our daily e-interactions as its starting point, the group show features the work of art404, Tessa Perutz and Imogen Lloyd.

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Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2PH

Elizabeth Price: A RESTORATION

Elizabeth Price, A RESTORATION, 2016, Two-screen video still

In ‘A RESTORATION’ Price’s audiovisual elements are offset by an unseen ‘chorus’ of museum administrators - the temporary custodians of a particular narrative. Review by Paul Black

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Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AW

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies, installation view at Kelvin Hall, 2016

In ‘Bright Bodies’, a new installation for Glasgow International, Barclay’s sensitive and highly physical choreography is engaged in a course of action through the history, archives and social spaces of Kelvin Hall. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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FACT, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 4DQ

Ryoichi Kurokawa: unfold

'Unfold' by Ryoichi Kurokawa, installation view at FACT, 2016

Kurokawa’s domain lies in a ‘synaesthetic’ approach, resulting in a multisensorial experience, where sounds, pictures and tactile simulations blend and disable us from differentiating one from another. Review by Dominika Mackiewicz

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Raven Row, 56 Artillery Ln, London E1 7LS

Channa Horwitz

Exhibition view Channa Horwitz, Works from the series Sonakinatography, 1970-2011

Channa Horwitz consistently produced works based upon the number eight. The exhibition of her work at Raven Row, the first large institutional show of her extraordinary drawings, thus acts as a testament to a lifelong fixation. Review by Alex Borkowski

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Space In Between, Unit 26 Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN

Jennifer Bailey: A brief history of girliness


Bailey’s (de)construction requests us to duck and dive to navigate the show. Each wall has a visual clue or reminder pushing our investigation further along – the tiniest of photographic prints document what looks to be a construction site witnessed through the stand-offish glance of a voyeur alongside bodily x-rays. Review by Sophie Risner

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