Five shows to see in London this week

12 Oct 2016

Picks by Vivi Kallinikou

So many exhibitions, so little time. Here's this week's handy round-up of top shows worth your time. Free and open to all.

Molly Soda at Annka Kultys Gallery

A self-described ‘webcam princess,’ Molly Soda works across a variety of digital platforms, producing videos, GIFs, zines, and web-based performance art. Her work explores the technological mediation of self-identity, contemporary feminism, culture, and perversion.

Opening: Thursday 13 October 2016, 6-8pm. Exhibition Open: Wed–Sat 12–6pm. Free Admission.

Shona Illingworth at CGP London

Taking over both venues in Southwark Park, Shona Illingworth's powerful multi-screen installation explores the impact of amnesia and the erasure of individual and cultural memory.

Exhibition Open: Thur-Sun 11am-4pm. Free Admission.

Vasco Araújo: Decolonial Desire at Autograph-ABP

Portuguese artist Vasco Araújo uses photography, installation and video to explore how the trauma of the colonial encounter continues to haunt the modern world.

Exhibitions Open: Tues+Wed+Fri 11am–6pm; Thurs 11am–9pm; Sat 12–6pm. Free Admission.

JENGA - Stephanie Quayle at TJ Boulting

Stephanie Quayle's third solo show with TJ Boulting is a large-scale installation of 40 clay monkeys on a giant Jenga construction.

Exhibition Open: Tues-Sat 12-6pm. Free Admission.

Malick Sidibé at Somerset House

First major solo exhibition in the UK of the late Malian photographer. Malick Sidibé is known for his black-and-white images chronicling the lives and culture of the Malian capital, Bamako, in the wake of the country’s independence. The exhibition launched at this year’s 1:54 and will continue throughout the winter season.

Exhibition Open: Mon, Tues, Sat+Sun 10am-6pm; Wed, Thurs+Fri 11am-8pm. Free Admission.

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