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SPACE Ilford, 10 Oakfield Road, Ilford, IG1 1ZJ

Lindsey Mendick: Regrets, I’ve Had a Few

Lindsey Mendick: Regrets, I've Had A Few, 2019. Mixed media installation including: ceramics, paint and fabric.

Many of the works comprising Lindsey Mendick’s exhibition are the culmination of a series of ceramic workshops she led for Ilford-based over 65 year-olds, including over 70 ceramic sculptures – ranging from Dorothy Gale-style red stilettos and a bird bath, elaborately decorated vases and colourful crockery, fabric clad angel figurines and anthropomorphic animals at sail in a fictional sea – together with painted wall murals, fabric banners, and sculptural display structures. The show marks the grand opening of the new SPACE Studios in Ilford situated in the rear of the Town Hall. Review by Tyler Woolcott

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Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP

Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies

Lubaina Himid: Invisible Strategies, installation view at Modern Art Oxford, 2017

Opening the day following the inauguration of President Trump, Lubaina Himid’s exhibition at Modern Art Oxford comes at a significant moment. Yet it must be remembered that as an artist, curator and self-described ‘political strategist,’ Himid has worked tirelessly throughout her practice over the last 30 years to highlight the implicit and systemic racial exclusion within British art institutions and society.

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Frutta, Via dei Salumi, 53, 00153 Rome

Marco Giordano: asnatureintended

Marco Giordano: asnatureintended, installation view at Frutta, 2016

Marco Giordano presents jesmonite panels with lenticular prints, ceramic heads and an installation made out of silicon in his solo show at Frutta’s new space.

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Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, City Library & Arts Centre, 28-30 Fawcett St, Sunderland SR1 1RE

Baldock Pope Zahle

Baldock Pope Zahle, installation view at NGCA, Sunderland, 2016

'Baldock Pope Zahle' presents a new sculptural installation by Jonathan Baldock, and newly commissioned work by Nicholas Pope and Maria Zahle in Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art's spacious and newly opened up main gallery.

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Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Rue de la Régence, Regentschapsstraat 67, B-1000 Brussels

Jef Geys: Painting Clouds

Painting Clouds, Installation View

Jef Geys critiques and calls into question the authority of certain accepted practices (his own and those of others) including art criticism. Geys' latest series of works on view at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer affirms his radical independent position and develops an unprecedented approach to collective creativity, frequently generated by the participation of his immediate community.

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Centre of Ceramic Art, York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EW

Clare Twomey: Manifest: 10,000 Hours

Clare Twomey: Manifest: 10,000 Hours, installation view

Clare Twomey’s monumental installation, ‘Manifest: 10,000 Hours’, aids in establishing York Art Gallery as a leading centre for ceramics, and asks questions about how art and art institutions might serve differing, and emergent communities

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Jesse Wine: Young man red

Jesse Wine, Young man red II, 2014

Jesse Wine's solo exhibition 'Young man red' presents a day in the life of the artist, like a series of ceramic Instagram posts. Review by Michael Mulvihill

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