Viewing articles tagged with 'Performance'

NEW STUDIO, 4-17 Frederick Terrace, London, E8 4EW

Sophie Dupont: Marking Breath

Marking Breath, Saturday 18 April 2015, 5:57 am - 8:02 pm (sunrise to sunset), performed at NEW STUDIO, London

A whitewashed studio in a former fabric-cutting factory was the setting for 'Marking Breath', a daylong performance by Danish artist Sophie Dupont.

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

The Violet Crab

Carter Mull, Disney / Warm Flame / Cool Flame, 2015 (courtesy the artist and Lindon Gallery); John Cecil Stephenson, Sketch For Solar House, 1955 (David Roberts Collection); Luiz Roque, Alvorada [ Dawn ], 2014 (courtesy the artist); Francois-Xavier

Gallery spaces are transformed into a cloakroom, backstage, main stage, lounge and shadow theatre through the elaborate staging of The Violet Crab at David Roberts Art Foundation. Jaime Marie Davis reviews

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White Cube Bermondsey, 144 – 152 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ

Christian Marclay

Installation view, solo exhibition, White Cube Bermondsey

In this major solo show, Christian Marclay’s intention is to close the gaps between moments of looking and listening, or indeed being looked at or listened to. The exhibition is reviewed by Joseph Constable.

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Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1G4

Introducing Suzy Lake

Suzy Lake, Extended Breathing While Highlights Travel, 2009

‘Introducing Suzy Lake’ is the first large-scale exhibition to comprehensively address the influential artistic production of the American-Canadian artist Suzy Lake, whose early investigations were at the frontline vein of feminism in art. Review by Sam Ackerley

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The James Gallery, The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 | e-flux 311 East Broadway New York, NY 10002

Specters of Communism: Contemporary Russian Art

Anton Vidokle, This Is Cosmos, 2014, in “Specters of Communism: Contemporary Russian Art” at The James Gallery, The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Saturated with intense thoughts and concepts, the exhibition explores the present social and political reality of the situation in Russia, haunted by specters of its communist past. Review by Laura Herman

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In Between Time, Knowle West Media Centre and surrounding area, Leinster Avenue, Bristol BS4 1NL

Mammalian Diving Reflex: Nightwalks with Teenagers

Nightwalks with Teenagers

In the first of two reviews of Bristol's In Between Time festival, Bob Gelsthorpe reviews Nightwalks with Teenagers by Canadian artists Mammalian Diving Reflex on his own terms.

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Workplace Gallery, The Old Post Office 19/21 West Street, Gateshead NE8 1AD

EXHIBITION

EXHIBITION, installation view at Workplace Gallery (2015)

EXHIBITION delves into the structures, exchanges and mechanisms that manifest in the gallery space, and refreshingly, the main recourse is not bloated theory, but humour. Review by Thomas Hopkin

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Carroll / Fletcher, 56 - 57 Eastcastle St, London W1W 8EQ

Helen Carmel Benigson: Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat

Installation view, Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat

Benigson's exhibition is an investigation into a paranoid state of mind bordering on hysteria. It's a condition that contemporary culture offers to its women and traps them within. 'Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat' is reviewed by Beverley Knowles.

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Matt's Gallery, 42-44 Copperfield Road, London, E3 4RR

REVOLVER II, Part Three: Perform

Patrick Goddard, Free Radicals (2013).

It’s the final leg of Revolver II at Matt's Gallery, with work by Patrick Goddard, Jaki Irvine and Lucia Nogueira in the galleries and Craig Barnes' ‘Centre for Remote Possibilities’ streaming worldwide. Review by Beverley Knowles.

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MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY

Xavier Le Roy: Retrospective

Retrospective by Xavier Le Roy

Le Roy’s choreography can seem at once elegant and weighted, elevated and foolish, and in this context they enclose their spectators within an active and dynamic aura. Review by Gemma Sharpe

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Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

MIRRORCITY

Installation view, 'MIRRORCITY' at Hayward Gallery 2014

MIRRORCITY shows recent work and new commissions by key emerging and established artists working in the capital today. These artists seek to address the challenges, conditions and consequences of living in a digital age. Review by Karl Musson.

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