Viewing articles tagged with 'Text'
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Leuvenstraat 32, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
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.
SPREEZ, Schwanthalerstraße 147, 80339 Munich, Germany
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.
Birmingham Open Media, 1 Dudley St, Birmingham B5 4EG
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.
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RT
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
Safehouse 1, Maverick Projects, 139 Copeland Road, Peckham, London
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.
New Art Projects, 6D Sheep Lane, London E8 4QS
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
Grand Union, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RS
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.
BE Festival, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP
Anneka French responds to the intense, layered and co-authored, We Like. The installation incorporates the synthetic, hyper-real vocabulary of global advertising with the faux-DIY aesthetic of the street to ape and critique contemporary cultural behaviors.
KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth, PL13NY
Conceptual and text-based art works have been ongoing subjects of debate with regard to their relationship with the viewer and their seeming lack of visual composition. Jaime Marie Davis reviews A Set of Lines, A Stack of Paper.