Viewing articles from 2016/07
Koppe Astner, Glasgow
KOPPE ASTNER is pleased to present TAYLOR DAVIS, ANNNETTE LEMIEUX, ALEXANDRA LEYKAUF, VIRGINIA OVERTON, MARLO PASCUAL AND DIANE SIMPSON
Liverpool Biennial, 55 New Bird Street, Liverpool L1 0BW
What is always already an inevitable attribute of a city-wide exhibition is actively embraced and enhanced by this year’s Liverpool Biennial. Using the thematic framework of the ‘episode’, the Biennial’s programme brings together a constellation of diverse narrative fragments, scenarios and scenes. Review by Laura Mansfield
Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM), Põhja pst 35, Tallinn
The self-titled titled survey of Alice Kask’s paintings on show at the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM) presents a succinct and visually fascinating account of the artist’s career. Review by John Gayer
Tyneside Cinema Gallery, 10 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QG
Watson’s audio collage transcends the limitations of various other artistic approaches through its expression of the passing of time, and articulation of the multiple identities of public spaces. The ensemble of recordings depict the town moor as a natural place, a meeting place, a place for partying, and a place for relaxing, a place for both people and nature, within the city. Review by Zara Worth
LADA, The White Building, Unit 7, Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, London E9 5EN
Often seen as an international pioneer of intimate, one-to-one performance, Howells’ extensive body of work premises notions of care, trust and kindness. His work is an intimate theatre often taking a single participant on an intense, personal journey. Bryony White reviews his recent LADA Screens project.
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
Tara Fatehi Irani reviews 'The People Behind the Financial System', a new artwork conceived by artist duo They Are Here. The work can be read as a game – one for those curious about how the world of finance operates.
Lambda Lambda Lambda, in Pristhina, Kosovo
Europa and the Bull takes the Greek myth as a starting point to reflect on geography and its representation, romanticism, materials as symbols, the fetish we have towards objects and images as well as human fascination with zoology
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The Stedelijk Museum presents Canadian artist Jon Rafman (1981, Montreal). In his video films and installations, Rafman explores the social effects of digital media.
Wysing Arts Centre Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX
Time and again, artists made clear the nature of music and sound as material process. Breath pushed through a hollow vulture bone. A horse hair bow run across metal strings. Hands slapped against wet clay. Review by Luke Naessens
SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St, Long Island City, NY 11101
Leslie Hewitt’s new exhibition at the SculptureCenter in Queens, New York, is surprising for its spartan modesty, a quietude that highlights both the riveting intellect and powerful emotional current of her work. Review by Liam Hess
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ
A long table surrounded by Ikea-style chairs runs through the centre of the gallery, while in one corner, a separate environment for relaxing houses oversized cushions and shelves of plants. And everywhere, there is the physical manifestation of tech: wires, adapters, servers, computers, and cameras, creating a cacophony of noise that hums throughout the installation. Review by William Rees