some exhibitions and events on our cultural radar
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Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art
14 July – 28 October 2018
Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place over 15 weeks across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, Liverpool Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool. The 10th edition Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world of social, political and economic turmoil with free exhibitions and events across the city...read more here
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Tate Modern, 14 September 2018 – 20 January 2019
A long time favourite work - see the An introduction to artist moving image post on our Recent Cultural Inspirations page - this 24-hours long installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show the actual time. As the Tate website suggests, it's 'a thrilling journey through cinematic history as well as a functioning timepiece'! Read more here...
Mimesis: African Soldier
Imperial War Museum, London, until 31st March 2019
John Akomfrah's new multimedia installation remembers the millions of Africans and people of colour from across the globe who fought and took part in the First World War. Find out more here
William Kentridge: Thick Time
The Whitworth, 21 September 2018 – 3 March 2019
We saw this excellent exhibition at The Whitechapel last year and it's now on at Manchester's Whitworth - it's really worth seeing. You can read the review of the original install here...
Nashashibi / Skaer
Tate St Ives, 20 October 2018 – 6 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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