The Art World View – ABCs of Cultural Placemaking: Authenticity, Buy-in and Connectivity
Cultural placemaking has moved beyond a ‘nice to have’ and into pole position for ensuring economically viable, healthy, sustainable communities.
Tschabalala Self: Bodega Run, at Pilar Corrias
Tschabalala Self’s work is primarily concerned with the ethno-cultural stereotypes surrounding the Black body within contemporary culture, ‘Bodega Run’ at Pilar Corrias Gallery is Self’s first foray into installation.
Alison Wilding RA and Adam Kershaw selected to create a memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas
Managed by the CAS Consultancy for the DCMS, the memorial is composed of three elements: water, land and air, come together in the work which is titled ‘Still Water’.
The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work will be taking place at the Barbican Centre from 21 September.
Politically charged and focusing on themes of cultural heritage, Ting-Ting Cheng’s work has journeyed across the globe to obtain a marvellously international presence.
Specially commissioned ‘Sea Painting’ by Jessica Warboys acquired by the CAS for Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Warboy’s work strips the canvas from its frame and forces it into direct contact with the unforgiving elements of the windswept British landscape.
Theo Eshetu: The Slave Ship, at Tiwani Contemporary
The film is a hypnotic meditation on how the concept of free trade reinforces inequalities and injustices that seem to have their roots in the transatlantic slave trade.
The Towner Gallery’s new show explores how popular culture, and its vast compendium of imagery, words and materials has influenced recent contemporary art. Featured artists include Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Mark Leckey and John Stezaker.
Luke Willis Thompson
One of the most brilliant artists of his generation, Thompson investigates the treatment of minority communities and the way objects and sites can be imbued with violence.
Diptych by 2017 Turner Prize-nominee Lubaina Himid acquired for Gallery Oldham
The gallery aims to attract new audiences and explore challenging issues around racial, ethnic and cultural identity.
Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage at The Tetley, Leeds
This counter-intuitive but productive pairing resonates in unexpected and playful ways.