An exhibition of works by members of the Free Painters and Sculptors (FPS), an artist-led organisation which was founded in 1952 to promote the freedom of artists to create works on their own terms. This group exhibition explores contemporary ideas of freedom.
26-30 September 2017, Clerkenwell Gallery, 20 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DP.

Sign Language Duel
As part of the Festival of Ingenuity, Anton Hecht is inviting people to join him in Darlington’s Market Square this Saturday to engage in this game and artwork in which participants learn sign language as they compete. An experimental variation of paper, scissors, stone.
Saturday 23 September 2017, 10am, Market Square, Darlington, DL1 5PX.

The CleanMeat Revolution
David Lisser takes a look at mid-21st century meat production in this imagined retrospective. Combining humour with serious intent, the artist has created a number of future-artefacts as part of his residency at Watershed.
Until 8 October 2017, We The Curious, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5DB.

The 7th Beijing International Art Biennale
652 artworks by artists from 109 countries respond to this year’s theme of ‘The Silk Road and World’s Civilisations’. One of three artists representing the UK is painter Fiona Stanbury who has worked with acrylic and spray paint on canvas to create a new work titled, The Silk Road and Human Exchange.
24 September – 15 October 2017, National Art Museum of China, Beijing.

The Rebellious Script
The title of this two-person show from Amanda Lwin and Geoff Titley refers to the scripts that underpin how our society and institutions function. The technological world view is referenced through Lwin’s perforated metal objects and Titley’s photography of the natural landscape. Part of Artlicks Weekend.
29 September – 1 October 2017, A-Side B-Side Gallery, 352 Mare Street, London E8 1HR.

All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members

1. Zoe Landau Konson, Blue Me. Courtesy: FPS
2. Sign Language Duel, Comet beats dino. Courtesy: Anton Hecht
3. David Lisser, Ossified CleanMeat. Courtesy: David Lisser
4. Fiona Stanbury, The Silk Road and Human Exchange. Courtesy: Fiona Stanbury
5. Amanda Lwin, The Shard / Global Financial Crisis. Courtesy: Amanda Lwin

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