Review of The Ways of Folding Space and Flying,
a project by Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, Korean pavilion.
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Review of The Ways of Folding Space and Flying,
Ground: Amy Pickles and Townley and Bradby Hosted at ATTIC, One Thoresby Street Curated by Alice Gale-Feeny and Oliver Tirré Exhibition: 4-20 June 2015 Gallery Open: Thu-Sat, 12-6pm Written by Hannah Drake, June 2015 Hidden up the seemingly endless, onslaught […]
Tanks and Tablecloths is a long-standing research collaboration between artists Lizzie Ridout and Elizabeth Masterton. Their research examines the parallels between military and domestic spheres. In particular, the artists suggest that the regimentation and control so fundamental to life in the […]
On May 28th 2015, The Japan Foundation hosted an event at the Free Word Centre in London entitled: Post 3.11: What Can Art Do? Four Years On: Art and the Disaster.
For me the most exciting exhibition venues at the Venice Biennale were the ancient palaces, particularly those located on the Grand Canal. The juxtaposition of sumptuous architecture can collide wonderfully with contemporary art. The well considered combinations, such as The […]
György Kepes: The New Landscape 15 April – 19 June 2015 Exhibition Research Centre, Liverpool John Moores University In 1951, Hungarian-born polymath György Kepes organised The New Landscape at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had worked since 1947. […]
Some reflections on how drawing asserts its role to map out all the world’s future.
Venice is without doubt one of the biggest and most important Contemporary art events in the calendar. Every year the Biennnale seems to get bigger as more and more countries join together with the curated projects and larger gallery exhibitions. […]
Abstract, largely geometric or reductive art is alive and well in the UK if this exhibition was an indication. Organised in collaboration with the online forum Saturation Point and featuring twenty three artists from every decade from the 1930s to […]
Countering Venice Biennale’s narcissistic tone this humble show, set in a deconsecrated Italianate chapel (Dilston Grove), works on you like a transcendental Indian raag; quietly seeping into your whole being. Between Thought and Space is a live interdisciplinary site-research project spanning […]
Jane Lawson reviews Crossing the Tide, the Tuvalu Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale
‘What on earth is that?’ one might ask upon visiting the Bearpit on during its inaugural event in a new programme of commissioned artworks aimed at rejuvenating the spot at the centre of Bristol. ‘Well…quite.’ The Bearpit played home to […]
Christodoulos Panayiotou’s exhibition title Two Days After Forever puts me happily in mind of Bob Dylan’s 1966 lyric Inside the museums, Infinity goes up on trial. Indeed, this constellation of objects in the oldest rooms of the Cyprus Pavilion has […]
Roadside Museum featured a selection of artworks excavated from a twelve-month burial in a roadside field in West Lancashire.
A quick response to the ‘Provincial Punk’ exhibition by Nicole Mollett
The connections between art and science are always an interesting subject to explore. Added to this, the fact that this is an ‘art’ exhibition at the Science Museum, not an obvious venue for such a show, means that Revelations: Experiments […]
Dorine Van Meel’s exhibition at the South London Gallery considers dualities or dual natures. The intriguing subtitle, ‘Between the Dog and the Wolf’, refers to a French expression, ‘entre le chien et le loup’, which describes twilight, which is neither […]
Ground is a series of three exhibitions that take place upon a purpose built, raw MDF floor.
The preview days of the biennale from a personal perspective
Samara Scott - Silks , Eastside Projects, Birmingham 16 May – 11 July 2015 Before entering the exhibition I am warned that the show contains pools of liquid and to watch my step, not to touch or disturb the surfaces – most […]
Collateral Event at Venice Biennale.
Adam Gruning, Mike Jones, Jake Kent, Mathew Parkin
Collaborate! is a compact and energised survey show that explores the range of collaborative practice in contemporary art. With its focus on the social relations of production across a broad spread of media and approaches, the exhibition is inevitably diverse […]
There is a scene in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), where, after the eponymous aliens’ discovery by the authorities, the protagonist Elliott’s house is hermetically sealed, covered in plastic and invaded by government agents in boiler suits, quaranting the inhabitants. A […]
There is a lot to take in within California wow!: giant MDF boxes disguised as mammoths, silky banner-collages standing in buckets of concrete and cheeky suns that appear to be blown up car air fresheners. Inverted brickwork mosaic, vertically poised […]