How do we perceive objects when they become “activated” by a performer? Can there be, thereafter, a neutral spectatorship? ‘Forum: Bread and Games’, curated by Natalija Pauni for Open Space Contemporary, reflects on these questions, considering the precariousness of authors’ ideas and authorship.
Serena Morton’s presents a new solo show by Adebayo Bolaji. Opening today (19 September), it premieres the artist’s film POEM 4. The gallery, turned into a ‘secret cinema of reality’, will also host the trademark canvases of Bolaji.
Robilant + Voena present the photographs of Ugo Mulas in an exhibition that reveals the power of Italian post-war art through a new lens. Curated by Francesca Pola in collaboration with the Archivio Ugo Mulas, the exhibition sheds light on the innovative approach undertaken by Mulas in photography.
With summertime now in full swing, the second wave anime releases of the summer is upon us! Which ones are worth staying indoors for though? Here’s a run through of the newest most promising releases of the season.
With Koi Wa Ameagari No You Ni (After the Rain), Wit Animation Studios has taken Jun Maryuki’s sweet little romance manga to a whole new level, filling it to the brim with vibrant colours, poetic imagery and skilfully animated choreography leaving it bursting with life and something resembling magic.
From loud bratty children to soft squishy cheeks; snotty snub noses versus wet puppy dog eyes; tragic circumstance made inspirational; growing others to growing up yourself. Anywhere from mild irritation to cheerful happy smiles, slice of life anime adaptation Gakuen Babysitters (School Babysitters) knows how to push our buttons.
What do ramen, cross-dressing and organised crime have to do with one another?
Talking animals, friendly bugs and tiny peeps living together in harmony in nature… The animated version of Hakumei and Mikochi brings us even deeper into the woods for a fill of magic, friendship and laughter
This week’s Top 8 Art Exhibitions to see in London include: Blood, mushrooms, stormtroopers, searing holidays, skeletons, scanning and patriotism.
Blain|Southern gallery in London just presented its show on some early photographs by the acclaimed film-maker Wim Wenders. It is an incredible occasion to discover a new side of this all-embracing artist, and to see for the first time some of his archival polaroids!
Is there nothing in the room because God is dead?
Paintings all about capturing aesthetic beauty, hosted inside one of London’s hidden gems.
This week’s top 7 includes a gold plated hippo skull, toxic beauty, war photography, miniature paintings, the moon, statistics and African art
This week’s top 7 includes poppies, fireflies, heavy balloons, bright landscapes, imagined architecture, witchcraft and live butterflies.
The African Art Fair has returned with a stronger second edition
This week’s top 5 features an auction, a masked monkey, British wildlife, sonic art and Arab cinema
Tabish Khan brings you five art exhibitions in London that you should visit during the week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you.
Photography and architecture are inextricably linked.
Tabish’s Top 5 at The Other Art Fair
The Vikings are coming! Does this latest blockbuster live up to the hype?
Expectations must have been high when opening these beautiful red silk boxes with the hope that some stellar artwork would be contained within. The contents are now on display in the Queen’s Gallery in an exhibition titled Gifted.
It is for this reason that the booth by All Visual Arts was refreshing in its simplicity and elegant presentation.
The mysteriousness conveyed by this style brings with it an air of intimidation: the ‘I have managed to escape the brashness of the Western fashion machine’ look. Nobody is trying to look like Cheryl Cole here, no false nails, hair, eyelashes – the ultimate ‘less is more’ guise.