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New exhibitions by Spike Island artist alumni opening this week

Kim Yong-Ik's first exhibitions in Europe at Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) and Spike Island

Kim Yong-Ik presents his first exhibitions in Europe at KCCUK and Spike Island. The partner exhibitions, I Believe My Works Are Still Valid, open at KCCUK from 26 September to 4 November 2017 and at Spike Island from 30 September to 17 December 2017.

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Lubaina Himid in the Turner Prize exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Lubaina Himid is nominated for the 2017 Turner Prize for her simultaneous solo exhibitions at Spike Island, Bristol and Modern Art Oxford, and her participation in the group exhibition The Place is Here at Nottingham Contemporary. The 2017 Turner Prize exhibition is presented at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 programme. 

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Patrick Staff, Weed Killer in New Museum exhibition

The New Museum, New York present Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, a group exhibition including Patrick Staff's video Weed Killer (2017), commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) and produced by Spike Film and Video. This group exhibition (27 September to 21 January 2018) investigates gender’s place in contemporary art and culture at a moment of political upheaval and renewed culture wars. 

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Maeve Brennan, The Drift at the The Whitworth, Manchester

Brennan's major film commission The Drift was presented at Spike Island from 8 July to 17 September 2017 and opens at The Whitworth, Manchester this weekend (until February 2018.) The Drift is produced by Chisenhale Gallery and Spike Island and commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Spike Island; The Whitworth, The University of Manchester; and Lismore Castle Arts.

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