The Place is Here at Nottingham Contemporary
The question arises why it has taken almost 30 years to gain the visibility that black artists were already fighting for in the 1980s.
Bouchra Khalili at Lisson Gallery, London
Her presentation of ‘counter-geography’, and the power of oral history, can be understood as a means of reclaiming history and space from the perspective of subjects that are situated at the margins of the global order.
Christiana Soulou, ‘Sonnet to the Nile’ at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Soulou’s meticulous drawings manage to captivate the viewer with their intensity and precision of line. Within a contemporary art context, they are a rarity.
Lothar Götz conjures up the theatre in his new show at DOMOBAAL
‘Pas de Trois’ pays tribute to modernist artist Oskar Schlemmer’s iconic dance choreography ‘Triadic Ballet’, which was first performed in Stuttgart in 1922
The Colony by Dinh Q. Lê, an Artangel Commission
Contrasting the sublime natural landscape with the seemingly everlasting human world of greed and desire makes The Colony a powerfully unsettling and captivating short story about colonialism and its legacy
Influenced by Situationism, silent film, and by spiritual rituals practiced in South-East Africa, London based artist Samson Kambalu embraces the subversive potential of non-productive time, the gift economy and the notion of playing.
Oppenheim delves into the history of photography and redefines its laws of materiality using new technologies.
Austin creates stunning sculptural objects that possess an enchanting and impending presence, whilst also retaining a peaceful quality in their idle state.
Nyandoro has developed a unique technique called ‘Kucheka cheka’ to create his large works that spill out of their two-dimensional frame and into installations on the floor around them.
Daniel Keller perfectly represents the term ‘post-internet art’, and whilst his work has been gaining increasing prominence across German speaking Europe, he remains almost unknown in the UK.
McLuckie is creating a new story for the craft of beading whilst also developing his own practice.