The best exhibitions of 2016

Gallery | From London to Copenhagen, Hanover and the town of Lyssarea in Arcadia, here’s a roundup of the year’s best exhibitions and best young festivals.   We’ve brought together two new documentary festivals that merged new forms of documentary and art – one that launched for the very first time this year and the other… Continue reading The best exhibitions of 2016

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The Artists Cinema 2016

Guerrilla-style distribution brings back experimental film in cinemas across UK. The Artists Cinema, a collaborative project by LUX and the Independent Cinema Office (ICO) returns this year with its unique form of distribution. A selection of five new commissions will be presented with mainstream feature films in cinemas, guerilla-style. The films will be paired up… Continue reading The Artists Cinema 2016

Derek Jarman: 21 photographs

Gallery | 21 photographs from Derek Jarman’s intriguing work.                   It's 20 years since Derek Jarman's (1942-1994) death, but his films continue to inspire audiences with his romantic and subversive imagery. Jarman contracted HIV in 1986 and he publicly discussed what it is to live, work and influence change with… Continue reading Derek Jarman: 21 photographs

Director of photography: Martin Putz

Little is known about the work of Austrian director of photography and camera operator Martin Putz in the UK. Here's an introduction to his work and collaborations.   Martin Putz's collaboration with Austrian film director Virgil Widrich and Luxembourgian artist Bady Minck, as well as other significant figures from the Austrian experimental world, like Martin… Continue reading Director of photography: Martin Putz

Jonas Mekas: Serpentine Gallery

Review | Jonas Mekas: Survey of a cinematic lyricist Serpentine Gallery, London 5 December 2012 – 27 January 2013   The Serpentine Gallery is a remarkably suitable setting to host Jonas Mekas’s work. Its location stretches inside Kensington Gardens where trees and ornamental flowerbeds surround the gallery’s building from the South to its North rooms. All his… Continue reading Jonas Mekas: Serpentine Gallery