Micah Lexier @ The Postcard Show

Gallery DODO may be one of the smallest, grungiest, most hidden galleries in the UK. You’ll need to climb three flights of stairs in the backside of Brighton studio complex Phoenix; it is locked most of the time. Access is gained by sending a DM to the directors and one…

Clue: Cold, Stefano Amoretti and Mino Tristovskij (2014-present)

Long after his death, forensic photographer Luigi Tomellini has become an ‘artist’. Producer Stefano Amoretti and photographer Mino Tristovskij have put him in a book and a show. This could not have happened had not his analogue photography lost its value as evidence gathering. The very obsolescence of the medium…

Carsten Höller, Karussell (1999)

It’s just a working carousel in an art gallery, no big deal. We are not only used to such wholesale borrowings from the real world, we might expect as much from Carsten Hölller. This Belgian, after all, is the artist responsible for turning Tate Modern and Hayward Gallery into theme…

Bonnie Camplin, Patterns (2015)

There are certain areas of human experience which don’t get on the news, don’t get written into soap opera plotlines and evade the attention of reality TV. They are pretty much off the menu. But testimony does survive around, say, mind control, belief in ESP, perception of extra-dimensional beings, witchcraft, fringe…

Simon Lewandowski, 100 Things With Handles (2008)

When confronted with a work of contemporary art, it is common to look for a handle. But it is not always easy to get to grips with an abstract sculpture or an assemblage. You could go to the press release. After all, that’s what a reviewer will do. But then…