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Matt's Gallery, 42-44 Copperfield Road, London, E3 4RR
This month Matt's Gallery launches REVOLVER II, a fast-paced three-part series of group exhibitions investigating the manifestation of knowledge in relation to artists who work with or reference text and publishing. Preview by Kathryn Lloyd.
The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
West cited Kaprow as an influence on his work and how art might be used as a prompt for social interaction. It seems fitting that these two seminal figures should sit side by side in exhibitions that invite such interaction. Review by Kiera Blakey
Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, 13 Perth Road, Dundee DD1 4HT
Studio Jamming is the first discursive survey of grassroots initiatives that form a corner stone to the achievements of contemporary art in Scotland. Review by Alex Hetherington
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP
Test Run is a new, annual five week programme of performance, artists’ projects, work in progress and discussion previewing themes and ideas from the upcoming exhibitions programme at Modern Art Oxford. James Smith spoke with its curator Ben Roberts.
The Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5TB, UK
A beautiful chapel teams with trilling songbirds; one step and a world away from the busy street outside. Every hour, a concert pianist plays Franz Liszt’s St. Francis of Assisi Preaching To The Birds, a piece inspired by the fable of the friar and his ability to communicate with animals. Piano and birdsong swoop together and fall apart, veering between harmony and discord, gamely competing for attention.
Grand Union, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RS
Artists' collectives have rarely openly exhibited merely as friends, or freely acknowledged the network of friendship that ultimately underpins their existence. Rebecca Senior reviews the third of five collective exhibitions by The Panj Piare
The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow G1 5QN
‘Life & the Invitation& Vapour in Debri&’ is entered through a façade made up of original parts of a Horror House installed on The Modern Institute's exterior wall. Bricks on Bricks on the outside, suggesting a conditional shift for the perception of the interior.
Mary Mary, 32 St. Andrews Street, Glasgow G1 5PD
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Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
Davies' work has always engaged with a particular intimacy and discursiveness foregrounded through the movement language she developed. Navigating the theatrical and displacing unity and cohesion of movement, her work is characterised by a particular form