“The Unity of Time and Place”: Iranian artist Mahmoud Bakhshi at narrative projects, London


Mahmoud Bakhshi explores the unresolved triggers of the 1979 Iranian Revolution in “The Unity of Time and Place” at Londoner narrative projects gallery.

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Between hospitality and hostility: Iranian artist Abbas Akhavan at DRAF Studio London


Art Radar takes a look at Abbas Akhavan’s creative practice and his exploration of the tension between hospitality and hostility in his latest solo exhibition in London.

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The iconic imagery of Malick Sidibé the “Eye of Bamako” at Somerset House, London


Somerset House and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in conjunction with Paris-based MAGNIN-A gallery opened the first major UK solo show of the recently deceased Malian photographer Malick Sidibé.

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The figurative art of Pakistani artist Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London


The exhibition continues Huma Bhabha’s investigation into figuration, taking inspiration from a wide spectrum of references that cross genres, time, art history, continents and popular culture.

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5 exhibitions to see in London this Christmas 2016


From Ai Weiwei to Dayanita Singh and start architect Zaha Hadid, London offers some unmissable shows this December.

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South African artist William Kentridge’s “Thick Time” at Whitechapel Gallery, London


In an exhibition jointly organized with the Louisiana Museum of Art, in Denmark and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Whitechapel Gallery opened on 21 September “Thick Time” featuring the work of internationally renowned South African artist, William Kentridge, which examines the ways in time and place have been manipulated during colonial and industrial expansion, as well as notions of control exercised during periods of great political upheaval.

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Taiwanese artist Yin-Ju Chen’s “Extrastellar Evaluations II – A Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems” at CFCCA, Manchester – in pictures


Multimedia artist Yin-Ju Chen encourages audiences to question the categories of art, science, superstition, history and ritual, whilst creating new mythologies around minimalist art.

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“Both Sides Now III”: exploring cultural frontiers with experimental Hong Kong, Chinese and British Films


Hong Kong and Chinese artists explore notions of displacement, migration and memory amidst the socio-political turmoil in the neoliberal world.

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