some must-see exhibitions and events on our cultural radar....
Mat Collishaw: Thresholds
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 24 June – 6 August 2017
Using the latest in VR technology, Thresholds restages one of the earliest exhibitions of photography...read more here
Willie Doherty: Loose Ends
Matt's Gallery, London 5 – 30 July 2017
A two-screen video installation shot in locations in Donegal and Dublin, the footage depicts two places connected through events leading up to the 1916 Easter Rising and its conclusion...read more here
Manchester International Festival
Various venues, 29 June – 16 July 2017
MIF is an international, artist-led, commissioning festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and music - to find out more about the rest of the festival follow this link.
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
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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