Other Spaces, 180 The Strand - FREE - ★★★★★ - Until December 8, 2019


This thought provoking exhibition by United Visual Artists is presented by The Store X The Vinyl Factory in collaboration with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris. Other Spaces features three large-scale installations – Our Time, Vanishing Point and The Great Animal Orchestra. Each of these immersive environments makes us contemplate different realities that define our existence and inform our world. The oscillating light projections of Our Time bring us to terms with one dimension of our existence and references Foucault's pendulum. Vanishing Point questions how we perceive ourselves in space, never composing itself in the same way twice. Space is made to evolve constantly as our relationship to it is re-drawn. These two abstractions come together and are made concrete in a comment on our embodied environment. The Great Animal Orchestra presents a soundscape of animal sounds gathered by American musician and bioacoustician, Bernie Krause. This final work is awe inspiring and also depressing as we realise how many of these species are now extinct. The exhibition beautifully takes us from contemplation of the wondrous abstractions of the human condition to a warning about the loss of our world's wonders.

Reviewed by J.C.

 Our Score:  ☆☆☆☆☆ 

Want to save on tickets? See our Tips page.

WHEN, WHERE, GETTING THERE:
Until December 8, 2019
Tues - Sun: 12 pm - 7 pm
180 The Strand
Nearest station: Charing Cross
https://thevinylfactory.com

Latest Reviews

Angela's Ashes - The Musical, Fairfield Halls - ★★★★★ - Until October 5, 2019

A Life Twice Given, Upstairs at the Gatehouse - ★★★★★ - Until October 6, 2019

Now & Then, Above The Stag Theatre - ★★★★ - Until October 6, 2019

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Union Theatre - ★★★★ - Until October 26, 2019

The Watsons, Menier Chocolate Factory - ★★★★★ - Until November 16, 2019

BIG: The Musical, The Dominion Theatre - ★★★★ - Until November 2, 2019

Brooklyn The Musical, Greenwich Theatre - ★★★★ - Until October 19, 2019

Faith, Hope and Charity, National Theatre - ★★★★★ - Until October 12, 2019

Orpheus and Eurydice, The Coliseum - ★★★★ - Until November 19, 2019

Ghost Stories, Ambassadors Theatre - ★★★★ - Until January 4, 2020

The City Life Magazine. Reviews and Ratings.