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Ubiquitous Platforms

Approximately 3.8 billion people use the internet worldwide. ICA Boston investigates the influence of the web on visual art and society.

5 to See: This Weekend

Exhibitions running 9-10 December respond to the immediate environment, documenting urban, natural and individual landscapes.

Playful Duality

Carsten Höller’s installation The Prada Double Club Miami offers the experience of a fully-functioning nightclub.

Critical Playgrounds

The impact and evolution of technology is foregrounded in the 30th anniversary edition of London Art Fair.

Renumerated Layers

A recently opened exhibition of Monika Sosnowska at Hauser & Wirth, London, titled Structural Exercises, examines underlying layers of buildings.

Eternal Repetitions

Never Ending Stories, an interdisciplinary project, examines the phenomenon of the endless loop across cultural history.

Figurative Exploration

Amy Hughes is a New York-based British painter. Her work considers relationships between body and mind – we speak with her to find out more.

Lyrical Physicality

A site-specific installation at Yorkshire Sculpture Park by Chiharu Shiota investigates themes of loss, nostalgia and life cycles.

Idealised Vistas

Edmund Clark’s The Mountains of Majeed is a reflection on the end of “Operation Enduring Freedom” in Afghanistan at Flowers Gallery, London.

Defamiliarising Viewpoints

Jiri Svestka Gallery offers dialogues between emerging practitioner Katarína Poliačiková and iconic photographer Stephen Shore.

Hypnotic Ephemera

Lucio Fontana’s pioneering Ambienti Spaziali (Spatial Environments) are on display at Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan.

Catalytic Environments

In Aulus-Les-Bains, housed in a renovated 19th century hotel, is camp – the first of a new breed of arts residency, running across five-day sessions.

Encyclopaedic Landscapes

An exhibition of German photographer Andreas Gursky’s monumental work marks the reopening of Hayward Gallery, London.

Being There: New Associations

Straddling the physical and the digital, modern life is increasingly hard to pin down. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art explores what it means to be alive today.

Alternate Futures

Gillian Wearing’s large-scale photographic installation at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, is entering its final month.

Digital Catalysts

Jason Bruges Studio’s kinetic installation that creates dialogues between light, technology and urban architecture.

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Creative Communities

Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art, having been granted full university status by the Privy Council.

5 to See: This Weekend

The selection for 2-3 December exposes realities about the contemporary experience, delving into current issues and holding up a mirror to society.

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