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1. Anthropology and a Forest

In 2017 I became a mother and also moved from London to a relatively remote area of the New Forest, in the South of England. The impact on my art practice was immense. Making art with a baby around turned […]

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Now Showing #263: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Polly Apfelbaum’s large-scale site-specific works at Ikon, Birmingham, a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and works by three collaborative duos in Inverness.

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Now Showing #249: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes the 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the latest edition of Whitechapel Gallery’s London Open triennial, Lubaina Himid’s banner-like paintings in Gateshead, an exploration of ‘universal collective memory’ in Bristol, and a new exhibition at Tate Britain marking 100 years since the end of the first world war.

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NOW SHOWING #233: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.

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A Q&A with… Emma Hart, artist with an eye on the domestic

Made with the artist Jonathan Baldock, the collaborative touring exhibition, ‘Love Life’, takes Punch and Judy as a reference point for exploring the tensions and frustrations of modern domestic life. Emma Hart, winner of the 2015-17 Max Mara Art Prize for Women, talks about the themes of the show prior to her solo Max Mara exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.

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A Q&A with… Guerrilla Girls, feminist artists

For over 30 years, New York’s Guerrilla Girls have been the feminist conscience of the art world, exposing sexism through protests and original research on posters, stickers, billboards and artwork. Fisun Güner spoke to two of the founding members about their new Whitechapel Gallery show, ‘Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?’

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Information Gathering: Exhibitions…

In the past few weeks I’ve tried to confront my anxiety about how to display my work by seeing a lot of exhibitions. These ones were particularly useful. Annabel Dover: The Psychopathology of Everyday Life Waterfront Galley, Ipswich. Annabel is […]

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Week 88: 19th – 25th May

“Public language is determined by more than composition” This week I went to the Publishing as Praxis presentation by Nick Thurston, an artist practitioner and scholar based in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. The […]

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Collab with Caro

Session one: ‘Making Sculpture – View from the Studio’ A conversation between studio assistants and collaborators chaired by Jenny Dunseath, feat. Olivia Bax, Neil Ayling, Hamish Black and John Wallbank. (I didn’t take notes until Session 2. However, I am […]

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