Chisenhale Gallery

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Adham Faramawy's contemplative film on the migration of plants to Abbas Akhavan's ancient Syrian colonnades

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As 2021 beckons.... I crave new art in the new year more than ever

With talk of vaccines dominating the airwaves, a return to regular contact with the latest works and upcoming artists may be on the horizon

‘If they don’t have a story behind them, what’s the use?’ Elijah Pierce's woodcarvings portray America in the 20th century

Images of the Kennedys, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Watergate scandal go on show at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia

Zoe Whitleyinterview

A brush with... Zoe Whitley

The new director of London's Chisenhale Gallery recommends her favourite book, music, and Instagram account

'Galleries are not for me’: Imran Perretta on state surveillance and his difficult relationship with art spaces

As his latest film exploring the treatment of young Muslim men tours the UK, opening at Baltic in Gateshead this weekend, Perretta explains how he never wanted to be in the art world

Interview by Louisa Buck

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From imperturbable colourful calm at White Cube Bermondsey to Mandy El-Sayegh's information overload at the Chisenhale Gallery

Lydia Ourahmane sends out vibrations at the Chisenhale

Patrons and friends felt the tremors of an hour-long soundscape emanating from beneath the floor

Three to see: London

From photographs of real northern soul to Lydia Ourahmane's golden teeth and trembling floor

Lydia Ourahmane on why she made a work about her grandfather pulling all his teeth out

The Algerian-British artist explores her family’s experiences living in the shadow of colonialism

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