Category Archives: Art and Science

This Is A Voice at Wellcome Collection

My review of This Is A Voice at Wellcome Collection for Exeunt magazine: http://exeuntmagazine.com/reviews/review-this-is-a-voice-at-the-wellcome-collection/

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Julian Charrière at Parasol Unit, London

My review of Julian Charrière, For They That Sow the Wind, at Parasol Unit, London, for Apollo Online: http://www.apollo-magazine.com/smart-art-that-will-make-you-reconsider-your-smartphone/

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Lost in Fathoms at GV Art, London

Anaïs Tondeur is an artist who delights in expeditions. Whether tracing the nascent wildlife burgeoning in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant (Chernobyl’s Herbarium, 2011), or following the migration of a graphite pencil from its geological origins to … Continue reading

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Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan at the Wellcome Collection

Somewhat belatedly, here is my feature, written for Asian Art News, on the Wellcome Collection’s “Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan” show which ran from 28th March – 30th June 2013.

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Descartes at the Circus: Views of the Brute Creation in Performance

I have vivid memories from my childhood of the television adverts for PG Tips, featuring anthropomorphised chimpanzees drinking tea and talking, voiced by actors. These adverts were first aired in the 1950s and ran, perhaps surprisingly, until 2001, despite complaints … Continue reading

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William Utermohlen Retrospective, GV Art

The last time I wept at an exhibition was probably at the Imperial War Museum’s Holocaust display a decade ago. I don’t recall ever being moved to tears by an exhibition of art; this unprecedented event occurred at last week’s … Continue reading

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Polymath Exhibition, GV Art, London

Polymath is not only the title of GV art’s latest group exhibition; in many ways the word is an expression for the gallery’s raison d’etre, championing as it does artists whose work exists at the nexus between art and science, … Continue reading

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