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Sabina Sallis, from The Source of Resilience
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Events #11: The week ahead from a-n members

This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section – featuring exhibitions and events posted by members – ranges from an exhibition of online ‘election art’ to a project to grow edible bananas outdoors in Exeter.

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Michael Stumpf, Pink Moon, 2015, Art Across The City, Swansea
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A Q&A with… Michael Stumpf, sculptor

For the Art Across The City public art programme in Swansea, Glasgow-based artist Michael Stumpf has sited three sculptures in an amphitheatre in order that they can have ‘a debate about the nature of their thingness’. Chris Sharratt finds out more.

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Larry Sultan & Mike Mandel, Evidence, 1977.
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FORMAT photography festival: images going beyond evidence

Taking the idea of evidence as its central theme, the 2015 edition of FORMAT International Photography Festival features the work of over 300 photographers in various venues across Derby, from churches to disused school buildings. But it’s the main exhibition at QUAD arts centre that has really stuck with Tim Clark.

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Photo: Marcus Leith
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A Q&A with… Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, painter

The Turner Prize nominated painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is the latest artist to select work from the V-A-C Collection, Moscow, as part of a series of shows at the Whitechapel Gallery. She talks about her choices – works inspired by nature and including paintings, photographs and a film.

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Battersea Arts Centre. Photo: @LondonFire
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Battersea Arts Centre fire: show goes on as fundraising begins

Staff and performers at Battersea Arts Centre pulled together over the weekend to ensure that two performances went ahead just 24 hours after a fire devastated large parts of the building, while a fund to save the performance and theatre space in south west London has already raised over £52,000.

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Cathy Wilkes, Untitled, 2013. Installation view ‘The Encyclopedic Palace’, Venice Biennale, Venice, 2013. Courtesy: the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow; Photo: Cristiano Corte
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NOW SHOWING #87: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s UK-wide exhibition selection ranges from a major show of work by Glasgow-based 2008 Turner Prize nominee Cathy Wilkes at Tate Liverpool, to Chinese painter Zhang Enli at Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

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