Broomberg and Chanarin, War Primer II: One Way Song, 26 January 2015 at Tate Modern


The cadets have been left drumming alone, and surrounded, in this exhibition, by the images of the aftermath of war they look vulnerable. One boy in particular has too-long sleeves and peers out from under the too-low peak of his hat, his cheeks flushed – a tin toy soldier hanging from the Christmas tree. For some the drums seem to be positioned too high, and their arms are raised awkwardly at the shoulder in order to strike.

By Set Square, Compass and Eye at South Kiosk


As the Barbican’s photographic exhibition Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age came to close this January, South Kiosk followed with an exhibition of new work by two contemporary artists who have documented major infrastructural developments in two separate locations across the world. Unlike Constructing Worlds, which was…