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Concrete and clay / Silvia Bächli and Eric Hattan


Cara Courage is beguiled by Silvia Bächli and Eric Hattan’s joint exhibition What About Sunday?    As What about Sunday? is located in Milton Keynes, reflections on Silvia Bächli and Eric Hattan’s work and collaboration cannot help but also be located in the particular space and place of the town. Milton Keynes has an architecture that  Continue Reading »

Things taken apart / Rosa Barba at Turner Contemporary


Dany Louise reviews Rosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change at the Turner Contemporary.   In what might prove to be a vain rearguard action, the work of rising star Rosa Barba celebrates the material elements of analogue cinema – its projectors and celluloid filmstrips, its control of tone, and the Heath Robinsonesque noises of its  Continue Reading »

Beauty and the BMX / Shaun Gladwell at DLWP


Mark Sheerin reviews Cycles of Radical Will by Shaun Gladwell at DLWP   The most iconic feature of Bexhill’s modernist pavilion poses a new problem which architects Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff could never have foreseen. Turn up on a dry day this Spring and chances are that at some point you’ll see local young  Continue Reading »

Hair, sand and diamonds / Jochem Hendricks at John Hansard Gallery


Strange, provocative, often ugly narratives lie beneath the surface of the coolly conceptual artworks on show at Jochem Hendricks’ exhibition at John Hansard Gallery. Mark Sheerin reviews the German artist’s first UK show.    There is a convertible Mazda parked up on a patch of lawn outside John Hansard Gallery. Chances are you won’t even  Continue Reading »

Pushwagner: Life in Soft City

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Jack Lewis reviews MK Gallery’s exhibition Soft City by the Norwegian pop artist and graphic novel creator Hariton Pushwagner   The playful, salacious ruby red tongue and pearly molars that welcome you through the doors are an ironic entrance to what can only be described as a ‘grown up’ exhibition. It is also a grand  Continue Reading »

Review: Horizon (Five Pounds a Belgian)


John Smith’s film at the Turner Contemporary as part of RELAY meticulously draws in the viewer, says Amanda King.   It seems perverse to be sitting in a dark, enclosed room watching John Smith’s wonderful film; Horizon (Five Pounds A Belgian) when its subject matter, the spectacular Margate seascape, is only a few steps away.  Continue Reading »