Alexandre Da Cunha (b. 1969) has referred to his practice not as ‘making’ but as ‘pointing’. Pointing at existing objects, somehow, in plain sight, and highlighting or revealing new and unexpected facets or meanings within them. This approach has allowed him to unpick our preconceptions and instinctive responses to things and re-direct them into new areas of seeing and understanding, giving way to a lush potential, not only in interpreting his work, but also in everything we subsequently see in the world. Following up on his first show, Full Catastrophe, in 2012, Thomas Dane Gallery presents Free Fall, from 21 January.
Alexandre Da Cunha, Free Fall, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery
Torben Åndahl’s Eike is featured in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize show. The award has developed a prestigious international reputation since its inauguration in 2005.
Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival
This September the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed will transform into one giant screen for the ninth Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival featuring newly commissioned and curated films.