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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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New Art Projects, 6D Sheep Lane, London E8 4QS

Concrete Fictions

Installation view (from left) Pale Yellow (Observatory) (2015), Kadie Salmon, Mixed Media

Taking its cue from concrete poetry, ‘Concrete Fictions’ presents works by Kadie Salmon, Jessie Makinson, Ricardo Alcaide and Ayo & Oni Oshodi. Across four semi-discrete rooms, the exhibition seeks to uncover the ways that objects and images coalesce into structures or forms that produce narrative effects. Review by Anneka French

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

Fay Nicolson: SUCCEED IN LIFE

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A play on surface and representation. Folds of fabric rendered in tapestry. A double weave. Allegory in an architectural frame. At the bottom of the tapestry real flowers mark the outside space of the forest. On the wall of the inside space hangs a floral tapestry. Double nature, twice removed. The object (re)presenting itself. A text by Fay Nicolson drawing on her time spent in Grand Union, Birmingham, for her solo exhibition OVER AND OVER PURE FORM.

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Tenderpixel, 8 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4HE

The Infinite Lawn

The Infinite Lawn. Installation View.

'The Infinite Lawn' navigates the ambiguous object of labour via material margins, centralising marginality. James Gormley reviews

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