some must-see exhibitions and events on our cultural radar....
Now Wakes the Sea: Contemporary art and the ocean
Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland, 4 August - 5 November 2017
As much as we'd like to, we're probably not going to make documenta 14 (see link below), or this year's Venice Biennale. However, a couple of the team happen to be in Cork this Summer when this exhibition is on - read more here...
ABANDON NORMAL DEVICES (AND): New Cinema, Digital Culture & Art
Castleton, 21 September – 24 September 2017
AND is 'a catalyst for new approaches to art-making and digital invention, commissioning ground breaking projects which challenge the definitions of art and moving image...' Find out more here
Kassell and Athens, April - September 2017
Taking place every five years, documenta is one the largest and most prestigious art events in the world. It showcases modern and contemporary art, using a variety of venues throughout the city of Kassel, in Germany. The next edition of documenta takes place in Kassel as usual - but for the first time in the event's history, there will be an additional program in Athens in 2017, too. Read more here...
The New Observatory
F.A.C.T. Liverpool, 22 June 2017 - 1 October 2017
In collaboration with the Open Data Institute, this exhibition brings together an international group of artists whose work explores new and alternative modes of measuring, predicting, and sensing the world today through data, imagination and other observational methods. Read more here...
ENLIGHTEN – Manchester Festival of Light and Sound Art
14 September 2017
'Returning for a second year following its successful pilot the 2015 Enlighten Manchester Festival brought a programme of premieres, artworks and international musicians to Manchester over three days....' Read more here
Various public spaces, Llandudno 15 - 17 September 2017
A free arts festival that celebrates and explores the North Wales seaside resort of Llandudno through art, artefact, sound, comedy, performance and participation. Our good friends TAPE are also involved in the festival. To find out more read 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
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