The Art and Culture Magazine: Inside Issue 52
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, captures pop culture and politics.
Rudy Burckhardt records shapes and architecture.
Marc Isaacs' documentary The Road explores themes of loss and belonging.
BAFTA Shorts 2013
The short film is about to morph from a stepping stone into the main presentation.
Things have never been better for video game musicians.
In a rural landscape, Evening Hymns tells a melodic tale.
Akram Khan celebrates 100 years since Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring.
The Harbourfront Centre presents a collection of works from around the globe.
Film of the Month
by Rob Sorrenti
& Future Time Pictures
20 mins, 2011
Hollow is a sensitive observation about addiction. Exploring the idea that love isn’t always enough when it comes to getting clean and the sacrifice that comes with sobriety.
Winner of the Peoples' Choice Award: ASFF 2012.
Picks from the Blog
For the second time, New York artist Leslie Thornton returns to the Winkleman Gallery, New York, to exhibit an inspiring new work. Luna is a detailed examination of nature and technology, utilisng the interplay of place, memory, and abstraction to produce a piece glittering with colour and character. Running, 11 May to 22 June, Thornton’s practice crosses the borders of cinema, video, digital media and installation.
To celebrate the final month of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) call for entries, Aesthetica presents the essential film festivals to follow or attend this May. The deadline to submit a short film is the 31 May, and the final selection will be screened in York, 7 – 10 November. Covering the genres of drama, documentary, animation, comedy, music video, thriller, experimental and artists’ film, the festival showcases the films across 15 distinct and historic locations in the city of York. Here are our top film festivals this month.
The new Ellen Gallagher show opened on Wednesday at the Tate Modern. After the gigantic shows last year of both Damien Hirst and Edvard Munch it’s refreshing to see a not so publicly known artist on show throughout their sprawling rooms. Rather than packing the renowned artist punch, her work was allowed to ramble more freely, showing experimental mixes of collage and video work much looser than the display of a universally recognised artist.
Since 1988, Tate Liverpool has been the home of some of the world’s most important art works and attracted 15 million visitors. Opening its doors on 24 May, 1988, the gallery has become the most visited venue for modern and contemporary art outside of London. The gallery has already received several birthday wishes in the form of postcards, letters, emails and artworks, from Wayne Hemingway, Anthony McCall, Yoko Ono, Ed Ruscha, Bob and Roberta Smith, Zarina Bhimji and Colin Self.
Running in parallel with Brighton’s festival season is HOUSE, a celebration of visual art and domestic space. The lead artist for the sixth edition is Mariele Neudecker, who presents, Heterotopias and Other Domestic Landscapes at the Regency Town House, Brunswick Square, Brighton. Running 4 until 26 May, the exhibition is the artist’s most ambitious installation to date and utilises the building…