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Kitty Bew on Mark Leckey’s Felix Gets Broadcasted

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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Valerie Zwart on Lorna Simpson’s Five Day Forecast

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 […]

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Orla Foster on Hito Steyerl’s How Not to Be Seen…

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). […]

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Isaac Nugent on Mark Leckey’s Felix Gets Broadcasted

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 […]

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Final (I hope) sound edit

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 […]

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Now Showing #292: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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Now Showing #290: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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First screening of Watercress and Daffodils

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 […]

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Now Showing #285: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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Now Showing #278: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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Now Showing #277: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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Now Showing #276: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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Now Showing #274: The week’s top exhibitions

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.

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A Q&A with… Margaret Salmon, artist-filmmaker

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.

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