Unit London just launched Platform, an online exhibitions programme highlighting urgent socio-political issues. Participating artists create new works engaging with a political, cultural or social issue that they feel close to. In alignment with the core social principle of the programme, 10% of sales proceeds from each exhibition will benefit a charity nominated by the artist and/or curator.
There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
What part did black artists play in America’s civil rights struggle? They reinvented Superman and took a seven-mile artwork through Harlem. As the Tate tackles this tumultuous era with Soul of a Nation, we meet the show’s star attractions
From Aleah Chapin’s super-sized greying nudes to Eduardo Paolozzi’s tender casts of his own hands, the art on show at the Royal College of General Practitioners is all flesh and blood and bones and sinew
David Lammy’s Fourwalls film project asked London’s residents to share their experiences and stories of life in the capital. We round up some of the best short films, revealing the realities of the city’s housing crisis
Is public art a luxury the poor cannot afford? The mayor of one London borough wants to sell off a wonderful sculpture by Henry Moore. Times are hard, but its loss would be a tragedy – and would set a dangerous precedent