Shilpa Gupta

Shilpa Gupta

Gupta uses interactive video, websites, objects, photographs, sound and public performances to probe themes such as desire, religion, security on the street and on the imagined border.

The Front Line

The Front Line

Set during the Korean War and based around the final and decisive moments between North and South, the battle rages in the Aerok Hills.

The Guard

The Guard

Following hard-bitten Police Sergeant Gerry Boyle as he closes in on a group of drug smugglers, The Guard’s action takes place on the west coast of Ireland.

Urbanized

Urbanized

As the third instalment in Gary Hustwit’s trilogy on the impact and function of design in the modern world, Urbanized is a concise exploration of the urban habitat of the Homo sapien.

Tyrannosaur

Tyrannosaur

Paddy Considine’s directorial debut about two lonely, damaged people brought together by circumstance is a powerful drama about violence and loss.

Weekend

Weekend

When Russell heads out to a nightclub, he picks up Glen, and after a brief encounter, the pair experience an intense relationship that lasts only for 48 hours.

The Burma Conspiracy

The Burma Conspiracy

Beginning with a car chase, the film is packed to the brim with action shots and gunfire. It’s more than your standard action film though, with a gripping story and some stunning cinematography.

Diagrams

Diagrams

Black Light is singer-songwriter Sam Genders’ first album as Diagrams, dubbed a “solo project of sorts” but also one embracing the numerous collaborations.

Team Me

Team Me

Team Me might just be the happiest band we’ve ever come across. Actually, happy isn’t the right word. This Scandinavian six-piece is joyous, jubilant, flamboyant.

Flash Fiktion

Flash Fiktion

If you’re feeling the winter blues and need a musical pick-me-up, this sparkling debut from London-based trio Flash Fiktion will propel you towards spring with new gusto.

The Raven’s Empire

The Raven’s Empire

Here are some facts about David Bramwell. He runs a Victorian freakshow. He runs a folk club night. He “recently presented a radio program for BBC3” and also hosts a Wickerman tribute show.

Breton

Breton

Throughout his adult life, what interested the band’s namesake, André Breton, was less an author’s work per se than the human attitude behind it.

Ana Silvera

Ana Silvera

The Aviary is multi-instrumentalist and singer Ana Silvera’s debut album. A talented and diverse musician, Ana imbues the album with drama.

Graphic Design A History

Graphic Design A History

Now in its second edition, Graphic Design A History is a weighty compendium that charts the history of graphic design from the 19th century to the present day.

David Shrigley: Brain Activity

David Shrigley: Brain Activity

Filled with a generous selection of works across a variety of disciplines, David Shrigley: Brain Activity highlights the artist’s ability to cross boundaries.

How 30 Great Ads Were Made: From Idea to Campaign

How 30 Great Ads Were Made: From Idea to Campaign

This fascinating book takes you behind the scenes of some of the best advertising campaigns from the last decade.

Gary Hume: Flashback

Gary Hume: Flashback

This book accompanies the third exhibition in the Flashback series, in which early acquisitions from key international artists are juxtaposed with newer works from British collections.

Critical Dictionary

Critical Dictionary

This book is the incarnation of the group show at WORK gallery, which presents a whopping 24 artists from Simon Faithfull, and Paola Di Bello to Sophy Rickett and Simon Cunningham.

Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan

Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan

Boetti was one of the most innovative artists of the 20th century and a key member of the Arte Povera group.

A Question of Exposure

A Question of Exposure

Tina Chang creates images that transcend their component parts to create a world where fantasy and desire dominate.

Documenting Quiet Spaces

Documenting Quiet Spaces

American photographer, Bryan Schutmaat, is concerned with nostalgia and its representation within the context of the landscape of the American west.

Reality in Context

Reality in Context

In his series, Fake Holidays, Reiner Riedler traverses the boundaries of place by examining reality within the context of the staged and created.

Maximum Identity Flux

Maximum Identity Flux

A major Cindy Sherman retrospective opens at MoMA, probing gender and identity politics from all angles.

Recounting the Story of British Design

Recounting the Story of British Design

The first comprehensive exhibition to examine the ways in which UK artists and designers have produced internationally acclaimed works from post-war to the present day, opens at the V&A.

Political & Aesthetic Urgency

Political & Aesthetic Urgency

Showcasing over 150 works, this major exhibition examines the diversity and complexity of art produced during the tumultuous 1980s, a transformative time for culture and society.

Uncanny & Startlingly Real

Uncanny & Startlingly Real

Inviting a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, Lifelike is an international, multigenerational group exhibition.

Juxtaposing Time & Place

Juxtaposing Time & Place

Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection is now on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Visceral Representations

Visceral Representations

Pointing a camera at a band isn’t really filming a concert; Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall tell us how they made the Chemical Brothers’ Don’t Think seem so real.

Intelligent Criticism

Intelligent Criticism

It’s hated by artists, ridiculed by label owners and seems to have outworn its welcome by nearly two decades. So why is the label Intelligent Dance Music still being used?

Expressive Eccentricity

Expressive Eccentricity

Jes Benstock chats about his latest film, which charts 40 years of sculptor Andrew Logan’s eccentric and kitsch Alternative Miss World beauty Pageant.

The Staves

The Staves

Meet the Staves: three sisters from Watford in their early 20s compelling talents. Their second EP, Mexico, features three delicately assembled ballads.

A Return to Childhood

A Return to Childhood

Puppet theatre is often associated with children’s theatre but can the dark honesty offered by inanimate objects connect with an adult audience?