Christopher Williams, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Investigating photography as the defining medium of modernism, this survey show of the work of American artist Christopher Williams is an exhibition of photographs about photography. Technically precise and often beautiful to behold, these exquisite prints ultimately explore the histories and underlying structures of the art world.
Until 21 June 2015, www.whitechapelgallery.org
Marcus Coates, Fabrica, Brighton
This superbly curated show features a number of video projections suspended from Fabrica’s unique gallery space in order to show Marcus Coates’ 2007 film installation, Dawn Chorus. Presented as part of the 2015 Brighton Festival, this immersive piece features 19 individual singers who have painstakingly recreated birdsong and bird movement. The results are spellbinding.
Until 25 May 2015, www.fabrica.org.uk
John Stezaker, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea
This exhibition features three films made up of Stezaker’s personal collection of film stills, postcards and images from racehorse catalogues. The resulting spectacle is a series of dreamlike sequences presenting fractured and multiple images, projected at 24 frames per second and without sound.
Until 19 July 2015, www.dlwp.com
Richard Billingham, Towner, Eastbourne
This solo show features Billingham’s panoramic photographs and videos made between 2002 and 2014. The work explores the particular geology, vegetation and changing weather of the British countryside over an extended period of time, with the results a record of transformative beauty.
Until 28 June 2015, www.townereastbourne.org.uk
Hannah Brown, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Milton Keynes
This collection of sculptures explores the relationship between nature and human experience. With a focus on the consumption and domestication of nature, Brown has utilised debris from trees around the grounds of the Arts Centre and physically encapsulated them within her work.
Until 20 June 2015, www.miltonkeynesartscentre.org
Selections chosen by Jack Hutchinson