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AWOISKA VAN DER MOLEN: SEQUESTER IN COLLOTYPES, KYOTOPHOTOGRAPHIE, JAPAN. 18 - 22 APRIL 2015.

Works made during Awoiska van der Molen's recent residency in Japan with the Benrido Collotype Atelier, are now on display at Kyotophotographie, Kyoto.
As part of the Kyotographie International Photo festival, the collotypes will be exhibited in a beautiful former Samurai-residency that usually is closed to the public, Kousei-in. The exhibition will then travel to a further location in Japan.

For further information, and to watch the short documentary about Awoiska's residency, please see:

www.awoiska.nl
Awoiska van der molen: sequester in collotypes, Kyotophotographie, Japan. 18 - 22 April 2015.

TOM HUNTER: WORK, REST AND PLAY: BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHY FROM 1960S TO TODAY, OCT LOFT, SHENZHEN, CHINA. 9 MAY - 12 JULY 2015

This is the first touring exhibition in China devoted to British photography. It explores the diversity of fifty years of British Photography, revealing the quirks of a national character and the traditions which fed into its everyday life.

Work, Rest and Play features some of the most significant photographers of the time, including Shirley Baker, Cecil Beaton, Terence Donovan, John Hinde, Tom Hunter, Tony Ray Jones, Martin Parr, Tim Walker, Tom Wood and Catherine Yass.

OCT Loft Gallery
Shenzhen
China
Tom Hunter: Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from 1960s to Today, OCT Loft, Shenzhen, China. 9 May - 12 July 2015

SAMUEL FOSSO & MARCIA KURE: 'YOU LOVE ME, YOU LOVE ME NOT' GALERIA MUNICIPAL ALMEIDA GARRETT, PORTUGAL

Devoted to works from the collection of the renowned Congolese-born art collector Sindika Dokolo, the exhibition features more than 100 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and videos by 50 artists from Africa and the diaspora, including works by the likes of Marlene Dumas (South Africa), Ghada Amer (Egypt), Yinka Shonibare (Nigeria), Robin Rhode (South Africa), Seydou Keita (Mali), Samuel Fosso (Cameroon) and Marcia Kure (Nigeria).

The Sindika Dokolo collection is one of the most important contemporary art collections in Africa. It comprises more than 5,000 pieces, from 140 artists, from 28 African countries.

Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto
Rua Dom João Iv 17
4049-017 Porto

Until 17 May 2015.
Samuel Fosso & Marcia Kure: 'You Love Me, You Love Me Not' Galeria Municipal Almeida Garrett, Portugal

DIANA MATAR: CONFLICT, TIME, PHOTOGRAPHY. MUSEUM FOLKWANG, GERMANY, 10 APRIL - 5 JULY 2015.

'Conflict, Time, Photography' travels to Musuem Folkwang, Essen from London's Tate Modern.
The exhibition brings together photographic reportages and artistic works that focus on war events and their settings, their visible effects and social consequences.

For Essen, a further chapter was added to Conflict, Time, Photography exploring reports on the Ruhr region and Rhineland immediately after the end of the Second World War. At that time local and regional photographers including Albert Renger-Patzsch, Willy van Heekern and Ruth Hallensleben, as well as foreign photojournalists such as René Burri and Margaret Bourke-White, cast their gaze on the destroyed cities and their inhabitants.

Museum Folkwang Essen
Museumsplatz 1
D-45128 Essen
Germany
Diana Matar: Conflict, Time, Photography. Museum Folkwang, Germany, 10 April - 5 July 2015.

SUSAN DERGES: WATERSHED; ART, PLAY AND THE POLITICS OF WATER. BEXLEY HERITAGE TRUST, 28 MARCH - 6 SEPTEMBER 2015

Watershed is a new exhibition, bringing together some 15 contemporary artists including Susan Derges, Gavin Turk, Tania Kovats, Tatsuo Miyajima and Martin Parr who look at water in playful, conceptual, political and meditative ways.
Through photography, sculpture, video and installations, the exhibition celebrates the precious resource of water.

Exhibiting artists include: Laura Ellen Bacon, David Buckland, Susan Derges, Noémie Goudal, Chang Kyum Kim, Tania Kovats ,Susie MacMurray, Tatsuo Miyajima, Martin Parr, Robert Polidori, Amy Stephens, Studio Roso, Gavin Turk, Massimo Vitali and Simon Warner.

Bexley Heritage Trust
Hall Place & Gardens
Bourne Road, Bexley
Kent DA5 1PQ
Susan Derges: Watershed; Art, Play and the Politics of Water. Bexley Heritage Trust, 28 March - 6 September 2015