some exhibitions and events on our cultural radar....
Wu Tsang - Under Cinema
F.A.C.T. Liverpool, 26 October 2017 - 18 February 2018
Artist, filmmaker and performer Wu Tsang’s new solo show Under Cinema explores issues 'of identity and connection through non-traditional filmmaking'. Read more here.
BL CK B X: Alia Syed - Wallpaper
LUX, Waterlow Park Centre, London, 10 Jan - 10 Feb 2018
LUX launch thier new series of monthly exhibitions of artists’ moving image, BL CK B X, with Alia Syed’s double screen film Wallpaper. Wallpaper is a performative documentary, in which four generations of women in the artist’s family attempt to recreate a wallpaper design that was painted by Syed’s grandmother when the artist was a child. Read more here.
Anthony Shapland: A Sound Not Meant To Be Heard
Oriel Davies Gallery, 10 February 2018 - 11 April 2018
A Sound Not Meant To Be Heard by Cardiff-based artist Anthony Shapland explores how we understand sound and silence, speech and communication. Read more here
Hayward Gallery, 25 January - 22 April 2018
The first major UK retrospective of the work of German photographer Andreas Gursky. Gursky is known for his large-scale, often spectacular, pictures that portray emblematic sites and scenes of the global economy and contemporary life...read more here
Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works
The Hepworth Wakefield, 16 February – 3 June 2018
The first major UK exhibition of artist Anthony McCall’s work in over a decade, the exhibition at The Hepworth will explore all facets of his work and will include the UK premiere of three new ‘solid light’ installations....read more here
'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'.
In UK cinemas...sometime in 2018
Terry Gilliam has finally finished 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote'! The film's ill-fated production is legendary, there's even a full-length documentary about Gilliam's attempts to make the movie with Johnny Depp in 2000 (2002's 'Lost in La Mancha'). 2018 Release date to be confirmed!
The Future Starts Here
Victoria and Albert Museum, 12 May – 4 November 2018
'From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, this exhibition will bring together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future....' read more here
Nashashibi / Skaer
Tate St Ives, 29 September 2018 – 13 January 2019
British artists Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer will premiere an ambitious new 16mm film that retraces Paul Gauguin's fêted journey to Tahiti. Read more here
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