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Parallel Oaxaca, José López Alavez esq, Sto Tomás Barrio Xochimilco , 68040 Oaxaca, México

Elusive Earths III

Elusive Earths III, Installation View

'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.

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Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX

The Practice of Theories

Andy Holden, The Dan Cox Library for the Unfinished Concept of Thingly Time, 2011

'Poly’ a new programme of exhibitions, residencies and events launched at Wysing Arts Centre last month with ‘The Practice of Theories’, a group exhibition which brings together a collection of works that attempt to communicate complex, and at times intangible, theories and ideas as concrete actions and forms. Review by Beth Bramich

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LADA

LADA Screens: Johanna Went

For this LADA Screens we are showing a film of Johanna Went’s seminal but rarely seen performance Knifeboxing, recorded at Club Lingerie in Los Angeles, California, 1984.

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Bosse & Baum, Copeland Estate, 133 Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN

Miriam Austin: Lupercalia

Lupercalia, Installation View

Through its combination of installation and performance, 'Lupercalia' institutes a narrative matrix, which in sculptural objects become sacred instruments, tools and vestments. The resulting works push towards imaginative slippages in which objects and bodies meld, generating hybrid forms that are simultaneously alarming and seductive.

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Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: Here She Comes

Here She Comes, Performance at Southbank Centre 10 March 2016

Marvin Gaye Chetwyn's new performance is part sculpture, part performance, and tells the stories of women from different moments in history, from Boudicca to Montessori, alongside narratives from seminal feminist texts. 'Here She Comes' is one of eight new works commissioned by Arts Council Collection in celebration of their 70th anniversary and was performed on Thursday 10th March at The Royal Festival Hall as part of Southbank Centre’s WOW - Women of the World festival.

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Grand Union, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RS

They Are Here: Precarity Centre

Precarity Centre (Installation view)

Precarity Centre is an interdisciplinary framework and an experiment in social space rather than an exhibition. It sets out to be a much more fluid entity – one that is unfolding over time, has multiple points of access and a sense of precariousness to its content and form. Review by Anneka French

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Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki, Warehouse B1, Port P.O.Box 10759, Thessaloniki

Flying over the Abyss

 Installation view of Flying over the Abyss, 2016

‘Flying over the Abyss’ is the title, as well as the transcendent subject, of this group exhibition developed by NEON Organisation for Culture and Development in collaboration with the Thessaloniki Centre of Contemporary Art. Review by Ioanna Maneta

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LADA

LADA Screens: Marcia Farquhar and Reynir Hutber

Marcia-and-reynir web

To accompany the screening of 'And I’ at the White Building in London on 24th February, Reynir Hutber has edited a short film derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of this unique work of endurance which was made in collaboration with Marcia Farquhar. Online 24 February - 9 March 2016

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Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, 13 Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HT

ALL SYSTEMS… go

Installation view from ALL SYSTEMS…go. Left: Liam Gillick & Anton Vidokle, A Guiding Light, 2010. Right: Miranda Pennell, Tattoo, 2001

‘ALL SYSTEMS...go’ journeys through ideas of the individual as an agent of free will, in conflict, apart or in harmony with the group or collective. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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Palais de Tokyo, 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, France

Ragnar Kjartansson: Seul Celui qui Connaît le Désir

Scenes From Western Culture (Commissionned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna)

Palais de Tokyo presents the first solo show in France of the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson whose singular work is a cross between performance and cinema, sculpture and opera, plein air painting and music. In a poetic and surprising manner, the exhibition portrays everyday desires, longing for the transcendent, blurring the boundary between mundane and sublime.

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