Browsing Category: 21st century

  • Simon Senn, Just Let Go (2012)

    Athens: cradle of Western civilisation, and in more recent times the canary in Europe’s coal mine. On the face of it, the perfect setting for Simon Senn’s dionysian artwork. Just Let Go is (so far) a single video loop in which three angry locals rampage the length and breadth of a concrete wall, starting fires …

    October 15, 2014
  • Preview: Urbis Has Left The Building

    Exhibition: Urbis Has Left The Building: Six Years of the Best Exhibitions In Pop Culture, Urbis, Manchester, until February 27 2010 “Best of” compilations are usually the preserve of the music industry. So if any museum has the shows to get away with the same trick, it would have to be Urbis. Manchester’s poppiest gallery …

    February 12, 2010
  • Preview: Star City – The Future Under Communism

    Exhibition: Star City: The Future Under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, February 13 – April 18 2010 With horizons sealed off by climate change and economic meltdown, it may be time to look backwards in order to start looking forwards again. Star City at Nottingham Contemporary presents visions of the future from behind the Iron Curtain. …

    February 6, 2010
  • Preview: Modern Times at Kettle's Yard

    Modern Times – Responding to Chaos, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, until March 14 2010 Attempts to build a world order invariably result in chaos. Some of the outcomes can be seen at a new exhibition at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Modern Times: Responding to Chaos is the first of a series of shows in which creative protagonists …

    January 28, 2010