Nedko Solakov, All in Order, with Exceptions, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Ikon presents the first major exhibition in the UK of Nedko Solakov in Cherven Briag. All in Order, with Exceptions is a chronological survey of Solakov’s practice, an amalgamation of four selections.

An Unending Series of Connections, Lost in Lace, Gas Hall, BMAG, Birmingham

Lost in Lace is the first show programmed through the Craft Council’s biennial Fifty:Fifty scheme, through which the Crafts Council co-funds and co-produces an exhibition with a partner organisation.

Equality, Accessibility, Availability, Doug Jones, Caeteris Paribus, ASC

Doug Jones’s new series of work revolve around issues of equality, accessibility and availability. Jones’ show Caeteris Paribus weaves together experiences of personal failure of involvement in public events.

I Can’t Go On. I’ll Go On, Ursula Burke, PS2 Project Space, Belfast

PS² is a gallery dedicated to platforming projects of an experimental socio-political nature. The exhibition by renowned artist, Ursula Burke I can’t go on. I’ll go on confirms the gallery’s vision.

Expanded Self-Portraiture, This Unfolds, Ffotogallery

This Unfolds is a milestone in Ffotogallery’s Wish You Were Here programme, which sees them oscillate between their HQ at Penarth’s Turner House and Dairy, as part of a space-sharing arrangement.

Alternative Delights, Branchage Film Festival, Various Locations, Jersey

If you’ve got a boat it is feasible to sail across to France for dinner and be back in time for supper. For those of us that don’t there’s another reason to visit Jersey at this time of year; Branchage Film Festival.

Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive, Towner, Eastbourne

Susie MacMurray, Brendan Jamison, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Jill Townsley, Claire Morgan and Henry Seaton produce work that challenges the belief that repetition is purely a means to an end or a device.

Maybe We’ll Be Soldiers, Gawain Barnard, Ffotogallery

This summer, Ffotogallery turns the spotlight onto new photographic and lens-based media work in Wales. In a series of exhibitions and events across two spaces, Turner House, Penarth and The Dairy.

Out of the Dark Room, PhotoIreland 2011, Various Locations, Dublin

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural edition, the Photo Ireland Festival returned to Dublin in 2011 with a bolstered programme and the duration doubled from two weeks to a month.

Opens Today | Briefly Yours | Maria & Natalia Petschatnikov | WAGNER + PARTNER | Berlin

There are some things we only own for a while, without even noticing it. Following on from the acclaimed installation Sidewalk (2009) WAGNER + PARTNER…

Shift | The Arts University College Bournemouth Postgraduate Show Opens Today

Opening today, the highly anticipated Arts University College at Bournemouth postgraduate show features graduates from fine art, photography, graphic design, and many more, runs until…

The Fragile Beauty of Existence | Mathilde Rosier: Necklace of Fake Teeth | Camden Arts Centre | London

Text by Matt Swain Camden Arts Centre hosts the first solo exhibition in the UK by French artist Mathilde Rosier (b. 1973). Renowned for creating…

Signs of a Struggle: Photography in the Wake of Postmodernism | V&A | London

Text by Matt Swain This display, which is a forerunner for the V&A’s forthcoming exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990, explores photographs that make reference…

Last Week | Haegue Yang & Felix Gonzalez-Torres | The Sea Wall | Arnolfini | Bristol

Text by Regina Papachlimitzou Setting the haunting installations of Berlin-based Korean artist Haegue Yang against the shimmering undulations of the work of late Cuban artist…

Ryan Gander: Locked Room Scenario | Londonnewcastle Depot | London

Text by Charles Danby There were momentary points of sensory poetic and visual intrigue within Ryan Gander’s Locked Room Scenario, the optical slightness of a…

Mario Merz: What is To Be Done? | Henry Moore Institute | Leeds.

Text by Daniel Potts In Mario Merz’s (b.1925) first solo exhibition in the UK for nearly 30 years, What is To Be Done? presents 12…

Science Vs. Self | See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception | Work Gallery | London.

Text by Karla Evans There is no question to the relentless speed at which technology and science are evolving; it appears in the palms of…

Home, Sweet Home? Bristol & West: Photography by Martin Parr | M Shed | Bristol

Text by Bethany Rex Based in a converted 1950s goods shed, M Shed will exhibit a major retrospective of Martin Parr’s work, shown in Bristol…

Radical Individualism | Callum Morton: In Memoriam | Heide Museum of Modern Art | Melbourne

Text by Emily Bour “This isn’t the right place, why are we at a funeral home?” To have driven the 30 minutes to go to…

Spires and Squires | FLOW | Oxford Canal.

In 2008, the Department for Culture Media and Sport announced the Cultural Olympiad. A four year programme of cultural activity, it includes national and local…