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The Black Passage

James Webb
The Black Passage, 2006. Purpose-built tunnel, CD player, speakers, amplifier, assorted wires, halogen light, black velvet curtaining, audio 20 x 2 x 2m.

'Untitled States'

James Webb at MAC (Midlands Art Centre), Birmingham

James Webb constructs situations that court the imagination. In this, his first substantial exhibition in the UK, Webb introduces the viewer to a collection of works which serve to both reassure and unsettle. Here, in the relative safety of the arts centre, the artist makes a series of interventions to trigger a sense of something happening, something undeterminable, provocative and ultimately disquieting. With a distinctive and subtle application of sound, image and installation, Webb creates an environment in which powerful sensory experiences can occur and the casual encounter can leave a lasting impression.

18 September - 14 November

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  • 'Nous'


    James Webb and Ninar Esber

    at Galerie Imane Fares

    This exhibition by Ninar Esber and James Webb introduces different forms of disobedience that tend to thwart the systems of societal domination. The defiance these two artists address towards the underlying censorship within the moral and technologic

  • 'Someone Else's Country'

    'Someone Else's Country'

    Jo Ractliffe

    at Peabody Essex Museum

    Photographer Jo Ractliffe (b. 1961) has spent the better part of the last decade photographing the effects of the prolonged civil war in Angola (1975-2002), both in the country itself and in her native South Africa. From the capital city of Luanda to

  • 'Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive'

    'Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive'

    Santu Mofokeng, Andrew Putter, Pieter Hugo, Sabelo Mlangeni, Zanele Muholi, Candice Breitz and Zwelethu Mthethwa

    at The Walther Collection Project Space

    Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive A three-part exhibition series on photography from Southern Africa, Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive presents rarely before seen portraits, albums, cartes de visite, a


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