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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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