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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


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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Ronchini Gallery, 22 Dering Street, London, W1S 1AN

All That Matters Is What’s Left Behind

Installation view, 'All That Matters Is What's Left Behind, Ronchini Gallery, 2014

All That Matters Is What’s Left Behind explores the act of the artist ‘leaving their mark’ as a work of art. Encompassing performative gestures, these works are neither final nor complete and instead focus on the process of painting or sculpture alongside the completed art form. Review by Louisa Lee.

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Festival Hub @ The Edge, 79–81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH

Fierce Festival, Club Fierce: Algorave

Club Fierce: Algorave

Club Fierce: Algorave re-casts the dancefloor as a series of performative acts via a human glitter ball and live coding. Cathy Wade reviews this Fierce Festival Late.

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The Mockingbird Theatre and Bar, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA

Fierce Festival, Steven Cohen: Sphincterography

Steven Cohen, 'Sphincterography' (2014)

Steven Cohen is a performance artist who stages interventions in the public realm and in gallery/theatre spaces. His work invariably draws attention to that which is marginalised in society, starting with his own identity as a gay, Jewish, white South African man. Review by Beth Bramich.

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DanceXchange, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4TB

Fierce Festival, Dana Michel: Yellow Towel

Dana Michel, 'Yellow Towel'  (2014)

As a child, Dana Michel would drape a yellow towel on her head so she would resemble the blonde girls at her school. As an adult, she revisits the imaginary world of her other self in a ritual performance without cover-ups or censorship. Review by Selina Thompson.

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Star and Shadow Cinema, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2NP

TUSK Festival 2014

TUSK Festival 2014

TUSK draws on trend, tradition and absurdity in order to create a situation where the audience is never passive. Review by Tom Hopkin

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