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Alex Evans at the Foundry Gallery, Chelsea Quarter: LDF17

The astute reader will have noticed that SEEN loves art about London. There are many artists in this city who draw (pun intended) their inspiration from it, none more so than Alex Evans whose fractal renderings hint at the entropic nature of urban life and perhaps also our anxieties and isolation in the 21st century. His latest exhibition ‘Invisible Systems’ can be seen at the Foundry Gallery, tucked away off the King’s Road until 26th October.

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ÀhhÁ: Bex Massey

SEEN ventured into the small glass box of a gallery at arebyteLASER to view work by Bex Massey. Her pieces were varied; a couple of installations the juxtaposition of which were though-provoking, particularly the trampoline and the plant.

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Barbican Presents Sci-fi Talks at MCM London Comic Con

SEEN learns that the world-renowned Barbican will present a series of talks and panel discussions at this year’s MCM London Comic Con, inviting guests from the Centre’s forthcoming exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction (3rd June – 1st September) – a genre-defining exploration of one of popular culture’s most celebrated realms, celebrating literature, film, music, comic books, video games and contemporary art. In SEEN’s view, this is the must-see exhibition of this year.

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London’s East End: the Star of Art Night 2017

SEEN loves Nuit Blanche (all-nighter). On the night of 1st July 2017, London’s cosmopolitan and creative East End will be transformed for the second year running with art, performances and music by some of the world’s leading artists from various disciplines in some of the most iconic sites in this historical area of the capital.The occasion: the celebration of London’s Art Night 2017, an event inspired by the international Nuit Blanche movement.

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Black Mirror Installation at the Barbican

SEEN hears that a spectacular six-foot video installation, from the award-winning British TV series Black Mirror, will take over the Barbican’s main Silk Street entrance hall as part of the Centre’s major summer exhibition: Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction from 3rd June to 1st September.

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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

‘The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945’ is now on display at Barbican Art Gallery, gathering some of the most innovative and leading edge architectural projects built after the Second World War to now. This is a unique opportunity to see some of the best Japanese domestic architecture designs, which reflect the shifts in the Japanese economy, urban landscape, and family structure, shedding new light on the role of the house in Japanese culture over the past 70 years.