Mark Leckey’s Felix Gets Broadcasted (2007) Mark Leckey keeps things. More than just an artist, he is a hoarder of epic proportions. His 30-year career is littered with the objects, images and detritus of 20th century popular culture, a lexicon of cultural […]
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Uncrossing my arms: Lorna Simpson’s Five Day Forecast at Tate Liverpool American artist Lorna Simpson (1960) is one of the first black female artists to achieve critical, institutional and art market success. But none of that counts much when you’re […]
Hito Steyerl: How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File (2013) “Whatever is not captured by resolution is invisible” intones the narrator of Hito Steyerl’s How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File (2013). […]
Mark Leckey’s Felix Gets Broadcasted (2007) In the blue, flickering half-light, two large oval eyes, a perfectly round nose and upturned crescent smile emerge briefly, before revolving out of view. The scene cuts to a spinning disc, pierced towards the […]
Ghosts in the Machine: Mark Leckey’s Felix Gets Broadcasted (2007) In flickering monochrome on an old tube TV, a figurine of Felix the Cat rotates on a platter. His smiley blankness seems to gradually turn to dread, his eyes peeled […]
The residency, which is presented in partnership with the Contemporary Art Society and Orkney’s Pier Arts Centre, sees the 2017 Turner Prize nominee based at the National Gallery’s on-site artist’s studio for a year.
The second year of the Film London programme will support the artists over 12 months and hopes to nurture a new generation of moving-image artists.
Artists with practices ranging from puppetry and animation to dance and poetry have been shortlisted for the award that celebrates ‘the boundary-pushing work of the UK’s foremost artist filmmakers’.
After showing the film twice, I decided to re-record sections of the film as the dialogue was hard to hear and having made it easier to hear everyone’s voices seemed to go down an octave! So I have a new […]
Commissioned by Scotland + Venice, the Turner Prize-winning artist’s new film completes an autobiographical trilogy that began in 2015 with Stoneymollan Trail.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Alice Morey’s material rituals at The RYDER, London; the first UK retrospective for Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives; and Susan Hiller, Elizabeth Price and Georgina Starr at Site Gallery, Sheffield.
A selection of recommended shows, including: a group show of early career artists’ work at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, Sriwhana Spong’s largest exhibition to date outside of her native New Zealand at Spike Island, and film works by the two recipients of the sixth Jerwood/FVU Awards.
The film took us so gently on a physical journey through the garden space, a mental journey through its history but also on an emotional journey – as we descended the space of the garden we explored some of the […]
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Anya Lewin’s haunted memories of Jewish life at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, Freya Dooley’s multi-channel sound installation at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, plus influential feminist artists, activists and collectives question patriarchal systems at Backlit, Nottingham.
The American artist was known for her taboo-busting work around sex, gender and the body, and received a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
The filmmaker who was a central figure in the 1960s New York avant-garde scene and worked with Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono and Allen Ginsberg, has died aged 96.
Recommended shows from across the UK, including: Hardeep Pandhal’s video installation and drawings at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham, Nigel Cooke’s paintings at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, and Helen Sear’s video, photography and sound at Impressions Gallery, Bradford.
French-Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili is known for her deeply researched film installations that explore discourses of resistance against a legacy of colonialism and imperialism. Fisun Güner discovers what motivates her films and why exhibiting in galleries resonates with the ancient Moroccan tradition of Al-Halqa – storytelling in a public space.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: William Kentridge at The Whitworth, Manchester, ‘All I Know Is What’s On The Internet’ at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and drawn portraiture at The Drawing Gallery, London.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Christine Ay Tjoe’s painting and drawing at White Cube Bermondsey, London; Cécile B. Evans’ Brutalist film installation at Tramway, Glasgow; and Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits, National Gallery, London.
Five a-n News writers based in Eastbourne, Leeds, London and Glasgow pick the top five UK exhibitions they’ve seen this year.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Martin Creed’s new solo exhibition at Hauser and Wirth, London; Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho’s new film commission at Tate Liverpool; and a retrospective of Margaret Tait’s films at GoMA, Glasgow.
The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
The Glasgow-based artist has had a high-profile 2018, with a survey show earlier in the year, a nomination for the Jarman Award, and a forthcoming solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Jessica Ramm talks to her about practice, ethics and new work that aims to counteract commercial and patriarchal depictions of love, pleasure and bodies.