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  • Risk

    Sat 10 Oct 2015 - Sun 17 Jan 2016
    What happens when art and risk collide? This autumn, see artists leap into the void, abandon control and push art to the limit as creative risk-taking comes under the spotlight with over 60 pivotal works from the mid-20th century to the present.
    Photo Stephen White
  • Year of Mexico in the UK: Pedro Reyes: Disarm (Mechanized)

    Sat 12 Sep 2015 - Sun 10 Jan 2016
    See, watch and hear illegal firearms as musical instruments in Pedro Reyes’ ambitious installation. Reyes was offered the crushed revolvers, shot-guns and machine-guns by the Mexican government following their confiscation and public destruction. Disarm (Mechanized) will play at automated intervals.
    Pedro Reyes, Disarm (Mechanized), 2012, Recycled metal, dimensions variable. Installation comprising of 8 mechanized instruments © Pedro Reyes; Courtesy Lisson Gallery.
  • Platform Graduate Showcase

    Wed 9 Sep - Sun 15 Nov 2015
    Turner Contemporary showcases the talent of emerging artists from Kent, as part of the Platform Graduate Award. These nine artists work in a wide range of media, from film and installation, watercolour and oil painting, to wax sculpture.
    Courtesy of the artist
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