Sense of Place

The emphasis of the 4th edition of the Summer of Photography, an international biennale that focuses on photography and related media, is on landscape.

The Logic of Contradiction

A Matter of Life and Death and Singing is the latest exhibition to open at M HKA in Antwerp. With over 100 artworks, it is the first comprehensive retrospective of Jimmie Durham’s work to date.

Is the Readymade Still Revolutionary?

CAM Houston hosts It is what it is. Or is it?, a show that considers how artists are using and making readymades. As the art form nears its 100th anniversary, the show surveys how it has changed.

Seeing Innovation

Thanks to a programming policy that favours unpublished works, Rencontres d’Arles has been a leader in disseminating some of the world’s best photography.

Tracey Emin: She Lay Down Deep Beneath the Sea, Turner Contemporary, Margate

On the edge of the South East coast, a small seaside town is welcoming back its most famous daughter, Tracey Emin. Banners from her last visit still adorn Margate: “Welcome Home Tracey!”

Manifesta 9, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art in Genk, Belgium

Since its first edition 15 years ago, Manifesta has been concerned with the idea of breaking down barriers, crossing borders and building bridges.

The International Festival of Typography & Poster Design

The third edition of the International Festival of Typography and Poster Design is focused on the relationship between Polish and Belarusian design.

Open Architecture Competition for a New Floating Cinema!

UP Projects and The Architecture Foundation announced an Open Call to design a Floating Cinema. Artist duo Somewhere will be devising a varied and vibrant programme of on-board events.

Androgynous Aesthetics: Interview with Brendan Jamison

For the past seven years the Northern Irish based artist, Brendan Jamison has amassed a significant body of work. Jamison appropriates diverse media including wax, wool, sugar cubes and pins.

The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China features 250 treasures in jade, gold, silver, bronze and ceramics and is a key show of ancient royal treasures ever to travel outside China.

Happy Birthday Hoxton Art Gallery

In celebration of their first anniversary, Hoxton Art Gallery are showing The Pleasure Principle. We speak to Director Matthew Nickerson about what makes the gallery stand out from the rest.

Gloria Zein: I Can’t Stop the Dancing Chicken at Goethe Institut, London

German artist Gloria Zein was awarded the Cass Prize for Sculpture in 2011. I Can’t Stop the Dancing Chicken has been commissioned by the Goethe-Institut London to mark its reopening.

Liliane Tomasko: Deeper Dark at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

When the art world learned of the invention of photography, statements were made which prophesied the doomed fate of painting, none more memorable than Paul Delaroche’s aphorism.

Adriana Groisman: Voices of the South Atlantic at Ffotogallery, Penarth

Argentinian-born photographer Adriana Groisman’s Voices of the South Atlantic has been in development for nearly eight years and marks the 30th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas war.

Arturo di Stefano: Lasting at Purdy | Hicks, London

Ever have a moment, just a fragment of time, that you wish could be preserved for eternity? Not necessarily anything special, beautiful but not mind-blowing, just something that inspires a feeling within.

Image and Identity in Iran: Bi Nam at Ffotogallery, Penarth

Curated by Amak Mahmoodian, Bi Nam is a group exhibition exploring image and identity in Iran. This is the first show in the UK representing the work of a group of contemporary Iranian photographers.

Mulberry Interviews Frieze Projects Artists, New York

Mulberry interviews some of the artists from Frieze Projects alongside Cecilia Alemani, curator of the project. The video gives an insight into the work involved with this debut Frieze New York.

The Street as Subject: Street Art

A collision of the traditional and the contemporary is presented at Bradford 1 Gallery. It would seem that Street Art has evolved into a resonant and democratic medium of expression and reflection.

Abstract Typography: Michael Dean: Government

It is refreshing to encounter an exhibition, Michael Dean’s Government, with such a value-laden title that is concerned with the fundamental worth of the term rather than its party-political resonance.

Sara Greavu & Phil Hession: Titanic Toast, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Of the many myths surrounding the Titanic’s legacy, one describes how Protestant dock workers in Belfast chalked NPH (No Pope Here) on the ship’s bow thus dooming its maiden voyage.