Paul Black chooses his best exhibitions of 2016 and delves deeper than the blockbusters and often further afield from London.
5 December 2016
A shipping container covered in graffiti sits among the dreaming spires of Oxford, and my partner hears a rather haughty voice remark ‘…Well I don’t think it’s appropriate for the setting of the university, …and not very Christmassy!’,
The Aftermath Dislocation Principle (ADP) the latest work from artist Jimmy Cauty, housed in a 40 ft shipping container is a monumental post-riot landscape in miniature – arriving in Oxford between the 25th and 27th November before it continues its country-wide tour of ‘riot sites’ until Christmas Day.
9 December 2015
Jimmy Cauty comes from a generation of disruptive artists that actually has something to say. In an age where mass media has blurred the lines between art and propaganda, Cauty still creates a relevant ideological message, along with visuals that talk to most of the visitors to his exhibitions. His last London show was at the L-13 […]
Jimmy Cauty’s iconic ‘Model Village’ is coming to London following the media scrum and high density crowds of Banksy’s Dismaland, last summer. For those unable to attend and for those who were rushed through, Illuminate Productions and L-13 LIW are to present Cautyʼs Aftermath Dislocation Principle (The ADP) the critically acclaimed model village in a […]
OVADA Oxford presents the exhibition Resistance is Fertile – the show is an exploration of protest and the art that it engenders. The exhibition brings together leading photographers, poets and protest artists who have highlighted key social movements. The exhibition includes the Miners’ strike, environmental campaigns, Poll Tax demos and land rights. The exhibition not […]
MERGE, London’s annual arts, music and performance festival is celebrating the contemporary culture and rich heritage of Bankside. It returns to London’s dynamic cultural and business district between 19 September and 21 October 2012. For one month only this Autumn, the river walkway near Tate Modern, an air raid shelter, a tiny Welsh chapel, an […]