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.

The Viewer as Spectator, Subject or Performer, The Catlin Art Prize 2012, Interview with Poppy Bisdee

The Catlin Art Prize, an annual event showcasing the most promising art school graduates one year on from their degree exhibitions, opens tomorrow at the Londonewcastle Project Space.

Art Doesn’t Act and Doesn’t Work, Forget Fear, The Seventh Berlin Biennale For Contemporary Art

For the curator of the seventh Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Polish-artist Artur Żmijewski, the concept of the Biennale is simple – presenting art that has a transformative impact on society.

Big Brother is Watching You: David Dunnico: 1984 Looks Like This, Salford Museum & Art Gallery

George Orwell’s enigmatic novel 1984, got the world thinking; was this a prophecy, or simply science fiction? Orwell’s prophetic tale has turned out to be chillingly relevant to every generation.

Currents 106: Chelsea Knight, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri

Chelsea Knight’s exhibition at Saint Louis Art Museum, Currents 106, is a two-part show split up into two galleries on opposite sides of the museum, each of which have a distinct environment.

Joan Miró, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The sky is wide in Wakefield. Shouldering this weight of blue, Joan Miró’s bronze sculptures trample the neat lawns of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

A New Art Fair for Yorkshire, Saltburn Arts Fair

Saltburn-by-the-Sea still has a pier, making it a seaside resort in the traditional sense. This time last year, the local creative community was preparing for The Exhibitionists , an open studios event.

Interview with Satis House Project Space Curators Eoin Dara & Kim McAleese

Over the next two years art in Northern Ireland will experience developments on par to other successful regions in the UK. In 2013 the Turner Prize will be hosted in Capital of Culture Derry/Londonderry.