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Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
The works on show – spanning performance, music, film, painting and drawing – take viewers on an emotional journey through humour and seriousness, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Rosie Ram reviews Ragnar Kjartansson at the Barbican.
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.
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
NewBridge Project Space, 16 New Bridge St West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AW
Transparent features configurations of objects and humans, humans and architecture and exhibits, institutions and individuals. Within a carefully structured environment and a precisely scripted scenario of live action, humans animate the system regardless of bounds to establishment and restrictions.
St Barnabas’ Church, High Street, Erdington, Birmingham B23 6SY
‘Clipping the Church’ demonstrated the transformations that communities naturally undergo, and ignited a much needed sense of what a unified community can be, when words are left aside in favour of a spirit of simple togetherness. Review by Dominika Mackiewicz
Grundy Art Gallery, Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PU
From a giant inflatable moggy slumped against the gallery wall, to a projected animation of a rhythmically flicking black line, this exhibition brings together a number of works made by Mark Leckey over the last nine years that feature the character, and more precisely the tail, of Felix the Cat. Review by Laura Mansfield
& A FOREST 8-11, 233 Spadina, Toronto / (PETRIFIES) 820 Plaza, 6820 rue Marconi, Montreal
& A FOREST (PETRIFIES) is a fiction, a poem, an exhibition by Félicia Atkinson, initiated by Corinn Gerber of Passenger Books and presented by 8-11 and 820Plaza.
Parallel Oaxaca, José López Alavez esq, Sto Tomás Barrio Xochimilco , 68040 Oaxaca, México
'Elusive Earths III' is an ongoing in situ work, process, and dialogue between Jennifer Teets and Lorenzo Cirrincione, that looks to the elusiveness of rare clays, soils, and earths with forgotten origins.