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Decad, Gneisenaustraße 52, 10961 Berlin, Germany

Christopher Petit: In What’s Missing, Is Where Love Has Gone

Christopher Petit: In What's Missing, Is Where Love Has Gone, installation view at Decad, 201

Novelist and filmmaker Christopher Petit presents ‘In What’s Missing, Is Where Love Has Gone’. Using a pixelated image of the late David Bowie as a stimulus, the four works presented are an examination of a quiet voyeurism that speaks to internal, often inexpressible observations surrounding popular, repetitive images. Review by Candice Nembhard

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Lodos, Edificio Humboldt, 116 Calle del Artículo 123, Int. 301, Colonia Centro, Mexico City, Mexico

Kasia Fudakowski: Bad Basket

Kasia Fudakowski: Bad Basket, installation view at Lodos, 2017

‘Everything that is not a basket, is a bad basket’ exclaims Kasia Fudakowski in her solo show at Lodos Gallery in Mexico City. Craft, and its valuation, is at the centre of this show, as Berlin-based Fudakowski archly comments on appropriation, market value and the definition of artistic labour. Review by Henry Osman

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Cell Project Space, 258 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 9DA

Ghislaine Leung: The Moves

Pictures, 2017, Ghislaine Leung. Raised floor with sunken recess, black rubber Push to Shove, 2017, Ghislaine Leung. Foam board, tape, carpet, rubber, phones, night lights, video, photos, paper, acetate, mirror, extension cables, cable ties. 61 x 112

The display overwhelms by its absence of images and presents instead a series of glass wall panels bracketed inside aluminium structures. These panels, covered with black vinyl texts, spell out incidental conversations, unsolicited quotes, traces of speech. Review by Rafael Barber Cortell

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Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DR, UK

Reading As Art

Reading As Art, installation view

Simon Morris examines the relationship between reading and art .

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Breese Little, Unit 1, 249 - 253 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 6JY

The Science of Imaginary Solutions

Installation view

The object is front and centre of what is an incredibly wide ranging exhibition that spans millennia. In Breese Little's new space in Bethnal Green, a series of works and subtle juxtapositions probe the ways in which object-led narratives are eminently malleable, prone to changing tides in both scientific and philosophical thinking. Will Gresson reviews

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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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Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Leuvenstraat 32, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin: Democratic Luxury

CAPACITY/CAPACITIES

Part of the first generation of Turkish artists considered to be globally active and nationally influential, Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin is considered one of the most significant figures in the established contemporary art scene of Istanbul. The exhibition 'Democratic luxury' is a major retrospective of his practice, bringing together works produced between 1990 and 2015.

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SPREEZ, Schwanthalerstraße 147, 80339 Munich, Germany

Reverse Time Your eyes will lie

Reverse Time Your eyes will lie, Installation View

Inspired by movies such as '13 Going on 30', 'Freaky Friday' and '17 Again', Jasmin Werner and Jan Domicz have collaborated with an American ghostwriter to produce a fictional script, employing the works on view in their exhibition 'Reverse Time Your eyes will lie' as film props.

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

Fierce Festival, Selina Thompson: Race Cards

Race Cards

Race Cards is a stream of consciousness that emerges from an epic durational work. The questions are a mapping of Thompson’s thoughts containing humour, tragedy, irony and pathos. Harold Offeh reviews the project.

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Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RT

Małgorzata Dawidek: Conversio

Installation view, Sylvia

As anyone who’s opened a British newspaper recently will be amply aware, the word ‘migrant’ has become an incredibly loaded one over the last few months. Małgorzata Dawidek has stepped straight into the fray with her distinctive visual language. Review by Helena Haimes

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Safehouse 1, Maverick Projects, 139 Copeland Road, Peckham, London

SOROR

SOROR

The work effectively functions in the house as ‘interior decorating’. Nearly all the pieces are curated to emphasise the domesticity of the space, allowing forgotten details of the past to elegantly emerge. Emma Rae Warburton reviews the exhibition SOROR, sited within a former safe house.

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