Situated just off Leicester Square in London, The Photographers’ Gallery is launching an annual exhibition presenting the most striking works by visual arts graduates from BA and MA courses across the UK
Part of the pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food we ingest eventually end up in waste water. As treatment plants haven’t been designed to filter them, the content of our medicine cabinets are eventually passed into the water supply. In London, tap water comes from surface water which implies that traces of our medicine can end up in our drinking water. This results in local differences in tap water which reveals potential local city-body ecologies or biotopes
A group exhibition at the Haunch of Venison in London focuses on images and invocations of landscape which explore contemporary South Africa. As its curator writes, ‘The particular historical trajectory of South Africa and the politics of race and place have left their mark upon the landscape through monuments, structures, maps and borders. These, in turn, have found their way into pictures, often providing the keys to the identification and interpretation of events, legacies and locations.’
Artist and taxidermist Reid Peppard asks what would happen if we just ended today.
Swedish artist Albin Karlsson works with time and makes beautiful installations which steadily change their environment or themselves in the process.
Pierre Huyghe, Joep van Lieshout, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Despina Papadopoulos, the Guerrilla Girls, David Adjaye, Nam Goldin speaking and discussing at Tate London
A video of Casey Reas’ talk last week and some goodies from theverymany