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Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat - Whitechapel Gallery

Visionary French filmmaker Chris Marker (1921–2012) created vivid film-essays that lace realism with science fiction and lyricism with politics. Changing his name, declining to be photographed or interviewed, Marker was both enigma and legend. His influ

Hito Steyerl - ICA

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl is one of the most critically acclaimed artists working in the field of video today. Steyerl’s work focuses on contemporary issues such as feminism and militarisation, as well as the mass proliferation and dis

Lorna Simpson: Exhibition - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

This is the first major retrospective of the career of Lorna Simpson. Presenting more than 30 years of her work, this exhibition is made up of work from the mediums of photography, film, video, and drawing.

Artists Film International: Elizabeth Price - Whitechapel Gallery

Turner Prize-winning artist Elizabeth Price’s film is a study of desire and consumption. It was shot in the former home of an anonymous art collector which remains a iconic example of 1960s architecture and interior design. Price takes us on a tour

Exhibition reviews: Georgina Starr | Hiraki Sawa

Sometimes the grown-up art world just feels too clean, too sterile.

Hiraki Sawa: Lenticular, Dundee Contemporary Arts

Looking on and out is a key theme in the work of Hiraki Sawa, discovers Jan Patience

Hiraki Sawa:Lenticular - Dundee Contemporary Arts

Dundee Contemporary Arts invites their visitors to enter the world of Hiraki Sawa, whose videos and animations create a world where ordinary objects do beautiful things. The display features a video filmed at Dundee's Mills Observatory, inspired by th

Rurouni Kenshin - review

Behind the J-poppy storylines of this cartoonish samurai blockbuster gleams a well-shot swordplay spectacular In 19th-century Japan, swordsman Kenshin (Takeru Satoh) wanders the land, eating sweets and defending maidens with a special blade that's only

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology - review

The question of that problematic cinema genre, the sequel, with all its issues of identity and narrative,, is something that psychoanalytic critic Slavoj Žižek hasn't yet examined. Here anyway is the followup to his dazzling cine-lecture The Pervert's G

Ana Mendieta: Traces - Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre

This is the first retrospective of Ana Mendieta to take place in the UK. It focuses on her later work in photography, drawing and film. Despite the shortness in her career, Mendieta managed to create a large body of work that is both provocative and i