Chasing Nimbus is a project that explores digital and analogue techniques for project moving images onto clouds from aircrafts. Artist, director and inventor Dave Lynch has been developing his ambition to deliver multiple projections onto water vapor canvases including urban vents, cooling towers, steam trains and clouds.Read more
Pigs Bladder Football launched in 2011 by setting out a remarkable challenge: by August 2012, artist John O’Shea would culture the world’s first bio-engineered football, grown from living cells.Read more
Who is really to blame for the current financial crisis? Is it the over-zealous drive of corporate bankers, or the demand for private property?
Are we here because of the pursuit, or indeed failure, of a particular notion of capitalist success?
This exhibition at BlankSpace examines the perpetual disillusionment of a generation of artists living through global financial turmoil.Read more
We are all familiar with the stories about what the stork brought and the birds and the bees – Papadopoulou asks how these stories will evolve in an age of invitro fertilisation and stem cell research.Read more
Iraqi American artist Wafaa Bilal is known internationally for his controversial online, performative and interactive works. For his latest project Bilal continues this trend, making a traditional public square home to a very different kind of monument: a giant, inflatable representation of Technoviking.Read more
Clearing is a new work by Ultimate Holding Company (UHC) that seeks to create a dialogue around the subject of higher arts education and the globalized trade in ‘knowledge capital’. The piece takes data from the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and the London stock market Stock Exchange to create an animated digital display and a physical space for critical reflection.Read more
A Dream Came Through by Lanfranco Aceti questions the politics of exploitative labour. In a durational performance half-naked ‘workers’ sign a contract…Read more
Last chance to see this collection of new film and video works exploring the ideals of the Olympic movement.
Featuring artists Kota Ezawa, Cao Fei, Yeondoo Jung, Kimsooja, Torsten Lauschmann, Susan Pui San Lok, Emily Wardill, Hiraki Sawa and Kyungwoo Chun.
Open at Holden Gallery, Manchester until 20 Sep.Read more