Category: Films

Stephen by Melanie Manchot

Stephen is auditioning to play himself in an inventive, cinematic and moving exploration of addiction and mental health.

Visual artist Melanie Manchot works with a recovery group in Liverpool, who take up roles in a semi-fictional film-within-a-film that explores addiction and mental health from multiple perspectives. It is centred around Stephen, a character recovering Read More

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Aria Dean: Abattoir at ICA, London

Aria Dean: Abattoir, is the New York-based interdisciplinary artist’s first exhibition in the UK. The presentation includes two artworks related to the artist’s investigation of the foundational relationship between death and modernity on conceptual and material levels.

The ICA’s main gallery features Abattoir, U.S.A.!, an immersive film installation with 8-channel sound. Commissioned by the Renaissance Society Read More

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Siân Davey: The Garden at The Photographer’s Gallery

Discover works from Siân Davey’s The Garden in a free outdoor exhibition in the Soho Photography Quarter just outside the Gallery.

Starting in 2020, British photographer Siân Davey transformed her abandoned garden over three summers into a vibrant space, filled with wildflowers, birdsong and people.

Together with her son, Luke, Davey cultivated a space rooted in love. They researched native flowers Read More

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Japan, outside Japan by Miyuki Okuyama at Daiwa Foundation

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is pleased to present Miyuki Okuyama’s first UK solo exhibition, Japan, outside Japan. The show will feature Okuyama’s two recent works, Dear Japanese: Children of War (2012-17) and Michinoku Homeward: Walking towards the Northeast (2021).

Dear Japanese: Children of War (2012-17) is a documentary made from her personal point of view as Read More

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Tish at Curzon Soho

The Photographers’ Gallery has partnered with Modern Films to present a screening of Tish, a film about documentary photographer Tish Murtha by Paul Sng.

Tish’s story is told via a series of intimate conversations conducted by Murtha’s daughter Ella, who has dedicated her life to establishing her mother’s remarkable legacy. Through the poignant memories of Murtha’s friends Read More

Trailblazers: feminisms, camera in hand and archive over the shoulder at Cité internationale des arts

The Cité internationale des arts, in partnership with the Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir and as part of the 2023 edition of the Festival d’Automne, is presenting the group exhibition Trailblazers: feminisms, camera in hand and archive over the shoulder.

The exhibition looks back at the cultural and visual history of feminism in France in the Read More

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Fiona Crisp: Weighting Time

Weighting Time is a survey exhibition across two venues Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens (1 April – 3 June) and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (6 May – 3 September) exploring 30 years of work by British artist Fiona Crisp.

From the subterranean world of dark-matter laboratories to the midnight sun of the Norwegian mountains in Read More

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Playing with Wildfire: Exploring Socio-Environmental Crisis in Latin America at the Royal Geographic Society

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and sponsored by the University of Glasgow and Newcastle University, Playing with Wildfire is an action-research project which deployed methods drawn from Brazilian playwright Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed to generate community-based dialogue and response to the complex cultural, political and environmental conflicts precipitated by wildfires in Read More

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