Strange and Familiar

Posted 04/04/16 by YourStudio

A cultural overview of current and upcoming happenings & must-sees, giving an insight in the YS weekly inspirations!; 

 

Unread Messages at the Aram Gallery

Mmiaram

Until 9 April

Unread messages at the Aram Gallery explores and questions our digital addictions through conceptual products. They explore the visitors dependance on digital communication in three themes; Empowered but Dependent, The Curated Self and Compulsive Behaviours. The exhibition features objects created by designers from around the world, which are intended to help users develop a healthier relationship with technology, including a selfie-taking robot and a plugin that reports on internet usage patterns. 

To read more about this exhibition, visit this link.

 

Strange and Familiar at the Barbican

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Mmibarbican

Until 19 June

Curated by iconic British photographer Marin Parr, Strange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK. The exhibition will include works from Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand.

To read more about this exhibition, visit this link. 

 

The Other Art Fair, Victoria House

MMI3

7 - 10 April

An Art fair presenting 130 artists, including book signing events, immersive dining by The Art of Dining, panel discussions by The School of Life and film screenings from the Aesthetica Short film festival.

For more information about the art fair and events, visit this link. 

 

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