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In The Light of Surrealism#2

Curated by Jo Welsh.
Tony Penrose, Kathleen Fox, Jane Hoodless, Jo Redpath, Jo Welsh, Katherine Reekie, Tim Riddihough and Jacob Welsh, Brian Catling RA, Mick Rooney RA, and Gus Cummins RA reveal the influence of Surrealism in their work.
A mix of local artists and RA members.

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Aalto Natives

What is the point of a national pavilion? This is the question that sticks in my mind whenever I’m at the Venice Biennale. Most specifically in the Giardini, but to greater and lesser extents throughout all the 86 national participants […]

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Courtesy of artist/Documenta14 roommate; Sam Venables 
(Instagram: @sam.venables)
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On the tools; Documenta14

a-n Documenta14 bursary awardee Mat Do talks about his experiences of the Kassel portion of Documenta14

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Charlie Lang
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Signal to Noise

Curated by Charley Peters, Signal to Noise subtly reveals a multitude of relationships between the artists, which oscillate on a spectrum between collusion and tenuous connections.

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Maret Anne Sara "Pile o’ Sapmi"
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Documenta 2017: across cultures

I spent two full days at this year’s Documenta as part of the AN bursary scheme. Amongst the grand set pieces in the main venues I found some of the “quieter” artworks in side rooms to be equally if not […]

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Hannah McKinlay, 17mm3 (Silence is Golden), 2017, silver, 9 carat gold plate
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Punctuated3

Punctuated3 is an exhibition by students from the University of Lincoln’s MA Fine Art programme – a kind of test run for their upcoming final show and a crucial opportunity to extend their professional practice within the confines of city’s […]

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Venice Biennale 2017 Review by Raju Rage

In a world full of conflicts and jolts, in which humanism is being seriously jeopardized, art is the most precious part of the human being’ – Christine Macel, curator of the 57th biennale at Venice. A claim of this year’s […]

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Photo: Rhodri Cooper, Courtesy of Spacex
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Market Makers

Tired of niche proposal writing? Another exhibition declined? Juneau Projects’ Makers of the Multiverse (13 May – 10 June 2017), commissioned by Spacex, Exeter, refreshingly offset this. An open call by collaborative artists Ben Sadler and Phil Duckworth requested multiples, […]

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Creative time panel discussion at Micro Clima during the Venice Bienniale
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Precarious

I arrived in Venice and my first destination by water boat, is the Giardini. Upon my arrival I take a moment to stand and look over the river, placing my hands on the stone wall running by the Giardini Gardens. […]

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Possible Becomings by Louise Dale Chalmers

Speaking with the artist of the Possible Becomings exhibition it is hard not to acknowledge her radiating enthusiasm. Chalmers expresses this enthusiasm as well as joy in the telling of the shows appeal to the youth of today, with a young […]

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Reportrait

Philip Gurrey, Maisie Broadhead, Glenn Brown, Sasha Bowles, Paul Stephenson, Matthieu Leger, Annie Kevans, Antony Micallef, Jasleen Kaur, Samin Ahmadzadeh, Julie Cockburn, James E Smith and Jake Wood-Evans

Curated by Tristram Aver

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Chanel, C-type print mounted to polished aluminium 'snug' framed in American walnut, by Alexander James
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Is Romanticism Gone For Ever?

The artist Alexander James disagrees. He has been producing underwater photographs of flowers and people for the last three decades, always wrapped up in Romanticism: the melancholia of everything being temporary and already gone; the exquisite beauty; the fated end; […]

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Jake Moore
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Performing Gender

Featuring moving image work by; Matthew Barney, Ana Mendieta, David Wojnarowicz, Ryan Trecartin, Marianna Simnett, Jacolby Satterwhite, Mandy Niewöhner, and Jake Moore.

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Newfoundland collection, 2017
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Newfoundland

An exhibition featuring the jewellery of Romilly Saumarez Smith & the photography of Verdi Yahooda

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