TOM HUNTER: `THE ENGLISH RIVIERA', FROM SELFIE TO SELF EXPRESSION, SAATCHI GALLERY 31 MARCH - 30 MAY 2017
As part of the world's first exhibition exploring the history of the selfie from the old masters to the present day, Tom Hunter was commissioned to make work that highlights the emerging role of the mobile phone as an artistic medium for self expression.
From Selfie to Self Expression celebrates the truly creative potential of a form of expression often derided for its inanity.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, Kings's Road, London SW3 4RY
SAMUEL FOSSO: UNFINISHED CONVERSATIONS - NEW WORK FROM THE COLLECTION, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK TO 30 JULY
Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection brings together works by more than a dozen artists, made in the past decade and recently acquired by The Museum of Modern Art. The artists that make up this intergenerational selection address current anxiety and unrest around the world and offer critical reflections on our present moment.
Five pieces from Fosso's series African Spirits are included in this exhibition, together with work by artists including John Akomfrah, Paul Chan, Wolfgang Tillmans, Kara Walker and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York NY 10019
AWOISKA VAN DER MOLEN: 'THE GRAIN OF THE PRESENT', PIER 24 PHOTOGRAPHY 3 APRIL - 31 JANUARY 2018
Awoiska van der Molen is taking part in a group exhibition at Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco.
The exhibition 'The Grain of the Present' held at Pier 24 looks at two historic photography shows: New Documents (NY, 1967), and New Topographics (NY, 1975).
Featuring the work of 9 artists, originally shown in these celebrated exhibitions, alongside 6 contemporary artists, the show will look at the development of a visual language that has been passed down.
Featuring artists Diane Arbus, Lewis Baltz, Lee Friedlander, Garry Winogrand, Vanessa Winship, Eamonn Doyle, Alec Soth, and Awoiska van der Molen.
24 Pier, San Francisco
CA 94105, USA
AWOISKA VAN DER MOLEN SHORTLISTED FOR THE DEUTSCHE BÖRSE FOUNDATION PRIZE 2017
Purdy Hicks is pleased to announce that Awoiska van der Molen has been nominated for The Deutsche Börse Prize 2017 for her exhibition Blanco at Foam Fotografie Museum, Amsterdam (22 Jan - 3 Apr 2016).
Works by the shortlisted photographers for The Deutsche Börse Prize 2017 will be exhibited at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, from 3 March until 11 June 2017.
The four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017 are Sophie Calle, Dana Lixenberg, Awoiska van der Molen and Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs. The winner will be announced at a special award ceremony during the exhibition at The Photographers Gallery, London. The exhibition will subsequently be presented at the Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt from 29 June until 17 September 2017.
SAMUEL FOSSO, MARCIA KURE: WHEN THE HEAVENS MEET THE EARTH AT THE HEONG GALLERY DOWNING COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE 25 FEBRUARY - 21 MAY 2017
When the Heavens Meet the Earth brings together selected works from Robert Devereux's contemporary art collection, highlighting his commitment to emerging artists who challenge Western preconceptions of, and hegemony over, cultural expression and contemporary art.
More than 35 works have been brought together and are part of his Sina Jina Collection, named after a restored merchant's house in Lamu, Kenya. The works cover multiple media, from photography and painting to sculpture and film and explore everyday life, politics, human rights, LGBT+ representation and identity.
The Heong Gallery
Cambridge CB2 1DQ
(Marcia Kure, watercolour from The Alphabet Series)