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Cooper Gallery, DJCAD, 13 Perth Road, Dundee DD1 4HT

Tomorrow Was a Montage

 Zbigniew Rybczynski, Tango, 1980. Installation view of Tomorrow Was a Montage, Cooper Gallery DJCAD. Photo: Kathryn Rattray 2015. Courtesy of Cooper Gallery DJCAD and Zbig Vision Ltd.

'Tomorrow Was a Montage' opens up an exploration of the visual languages and polemical politics of the Former East in the 1960s and 1970s. Its legacies are scrutinized alongside contemporary practice, permeated with that era’s sensibility of high alert, provocation and disquiet. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous, Margate, Kent CT9 1HG


Risk, installation view at Turner Contemporary

The ‘Risk’ exhibition at Turner Contemporary explores the notion of risk as part of the creative process, intending to show us “what happens when art and risk collide”. Review by Philomena Epps

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Birmingham Open Media, 1 Dudley St, Birmingham B5 4EG

Fierce Festival, Davis Freeman: Karaoke(ART)


Karaoke(ART) activates video through invitation - for contemporary artists to reinterpret the available space of karaoke, to use it as they wish, to add, unbalance, distort or reveal truths that can be pulled from the undercurrents of their chosen song. Review by Cathy Wade.

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Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, Installation View at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

'UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015' is the most comprehensive midcareer survey of the work of the Los Angeles–based artist and writer to date, featuring 125 drawings, collages, paintings, and video installations.

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DanceXchange, Thorp St, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4TB

Fierce Festival, Simone Aughterlony, Antonija Livingstone and Hahn Rowe: Supernatural


There is a power struggle between us, the audience, trying to fix our own meaning onto these multiplicitous bodies, and these bodies constantly tricking us, evading us, sending us on a wild goose-chase. The show teases us, castigating us lightly for trying to force the violence of our own perception and interpretation on these bodies. Louise Orwin responds to Supernatural.

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COW, 82-85 Digbeth High Street, Birmingham B5 6DY & The Drum, 144 Potters Ln, Birmingham B6 4UU

Fierce Festival, PME-ART: The DJ Who Gave Too Much Information & Listening Party

Listening Party, COW

In the YouTube/Spotify universe where we expect flashy visuals and every song present at our fingertips, in a world where recorded music is so often the sound of the background, the gentle fumbling of the record player and clumsiness of the vinyl is charming. The liveness of the performance offers an alternative mode of being together, a difference pace for our communal rhythm. Review by Phoebe Patey-Ferguson

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Birmingham Open Media (BOM), 1 Dudley St, Birmingham B5 4EG

Fierce Festival, Club Fierce: Anklepants & Chromatouch

For this iteration of Club Fierce a small stage is arranged near the entrance and two overlapping projections outline the performance area. Gradually an audience gather for the presentation of Berlin-based artist Anklepants and Birmingham-based Chromatouch. Sean Francis Burns reviews.

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