Photography & Film

From Fox Talbot and Martin Parr to film festivals and photo biennales, this is the place to find the best exhibitions and gallery events from the stars of screen and lens at hundreds of UK museums, photography galleries and contemporary art venues. Shoot away...

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Art from Elsewhere: Museums "think and dream and act" as contemporary art show opens

The results of an Art Fund scheme which allowed five museum groups to spend £4 million on contemporary art are on show in a new exhibition. Curator David Elliott tells Culture24 more.

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Roman Abramovich, Tony Blair and William Morris: Jeremy Deller's magic at Turner Contemporary

Jeremy Deller contests the dark arts of capitalism with his own artistic sorcery. English Magic has come to Margate and it certainly packs a punch, says Kirstie Brewer.

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Artist's Statement: Kasia Wozniak on Fashion Photography Inspired by Sherlock Holmes

In a Museum of London commission, Kasia Wozniak has used a mid-19th century plate technique to take on the work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Her work, she explains, is a kind of alchemy.

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Artist's Statement: Omer Fast on his Artes Mundi Prize-nominated film, Continuity

In the latest of Culture24's Artist's Statements we hear from video artist Omer Fast, whose 40-minute film continuity explores repetition and loss.

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Curator's Choice: David Mellor on Martin Parr, Enoch Powell and Real Britain 1974

The Brighton Photo Biennial exhibition of postcards by the rebellious Co-Optic group of the 1970s captures the radical social and political climate of the time, says its curator.

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Turner Prize 2014 delivers elitist spectacle we have come to expect

The 2014 Turner Prize at Tate Britain has a clear frontrunner who will either be a shoe-in or pointedly ignored, says Culture24's Mark Sheerin.

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Portishead's Geoff Barrow drives camper van to pitch-black Scottish forest for "really cool adventure"

The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was turned into a music festival over the weekend, including an appearance from the Portishead founder and a paranormal investigator.

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"Memory holds the truth": Olga Sviblova on Burning News: Recent Art from Russia at the Hayward Gallery

The Director of Moscow's Multimedia Art Museum says the new exhibition of six young Russian artists, at the Hayward Gallery's Project Space, rewards "a bit of time".

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A Needle Walks into a Haystack: Liverpool offers sharp and precise 2014 Biennial

Merseyside's sixth major festival of visual art offers just enough to fill a busy weekend, with artists past and present equally represented. Mark Sheerin explores.

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Beyond the Border: Four Scottish photographers on art and Scotland's independence

Sophie Gerrard, Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and Stephen McLaren, whose photography exhibition is at Impressions Gallery in Bradford, talk all things Scotland.

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Nick Cave film stars Kylie Minogue and Ray Winstone as Tyneside Cinema gallery opens

An award-winner for Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, 20,000 Days on Earth will form part of the opening programme for new film-art space The Gallery in Newcastle.

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Arches Political Party to throw artist-led bash on night of Scottish independence vote

Insisting that their night is non-partisan, Glasgow's Arches will unite VJs, artists, actors, performers and Irn Bru after the polling booths close.

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Artist's Statement: Neville Gabie on AFLOAT, his film about a Scottish Highlands community

Sculptor Neville Gabie gained the trust of a remote Scottish community as they built a skiff rowing boat and competed at the inaugural world championships.

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Photographers' Gallery traces development of Russian colour photography

Pictures and our review from the exhibition tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century.

Burning boats, glass plates and mass observation as Brighton Photo Biennial returns

Under the slogan Communities, Collectives and Collaboration, the sixth edition of UK’s largest photo festival will showcase the work of 45 photographers and artists.

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