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Various locations, Bristol

Bristol Biennial 2016: In Other Worlds

Liquid Presence

Bristol Biennial 2016 presents thirteen new commissions on the theme of ‘In Other Worlds’. This otherness took many forms: human to non-human, present to future; from the city streets to the very air we breathe. A series of exhibitions, talks, events and satellite projects encourage encounters with, conversations on and explorations of an array of alchemically transformed locations across the city. Review by Kate Self

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Braziers Park, Ipsden, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 6AN

Supernormal Festival

Medea at Supernormal Festival

Much of what is experienced at a festival is serendipitous, but Supernormal has an especial tendency towards cryptic timings and locations. Review by Oscar Gaynor

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Studio Voltaire, 1A Nelsons Row, London SW4 7JR

The Neo Naturists

The Neo Naturists, 2016. Installation view, Studio Voltaire, London.

Studio Voltaire plays host to the expressive oeuvre of the Neo Naturists in the most comprehensive exhibition of their work to date. Jenine McGaughran reviews

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Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS

Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson, exhibition installation view, Barbican Art Gallery, 14 July - 4 September 2016

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.

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LADA, The White Building, Unit 7, Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, London E9 5EN

LADA Screens - It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells

Foot Washing For The Sole

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.

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

They Are Here: The People Behind the Financial System

The People Behind The Financial System, 2016. Installation view at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London

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.

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

Wysing Polyphonic

Jennifer Walshe and Tomomi Adachi at Wysing Polyphonic

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

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NewBridge Project Space, 16 New Bridge St West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AW

Konrad Smoleński and Honza Zamojski: Transparent

Konrad Smoleński and Honza Zamojski: Transparent

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.

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St Barnabas’ Church, High Street, Erdington, Birmingham B23 6SY

Tereza Buskova: Clipping the Church

Clipping the Church performance documentation

‘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

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Grundy Art Gallery, Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PU

Mark Leckey: This Kolossal Kat, that Massive Mog

Mark Leckey: This Kolossal Kat, that Massive Mog, installation view at Grundy Gallery, Blackpool

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

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Various locations, London

Block Universe

Jesse Darling and Raju Rage, Let Them Eat Cake ----  May One Without Hunger Lift the First Knife, Kachette, 2016.

Bryony White selects her highlights from Block Universe and interviews Louise O'Kelly about the challenges and opportunities in curating the festival.

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Museum Leuven, Leopold Vanderkelenstraat 28, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

Oriol Vilanova: At First Sight

At First Sight, Installation View

Using installations, performances and texts, Oriol Vilanova produces work which investigates icons of the past, the rewriting of history and the museum as an outmoded exhibition space.

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& A FOREST 8-11, 233 Spadina, Toronto / (PETRIFIES) 820 Plaza, 6820 rue Marconi, Montreal

Félicia Atkinson: & A FOREST (PETRIFIES)

& A FOREST at 8-11 (Toronto). Installation view (Detail).

& 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.

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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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