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While London’s Hayward Gallery undergoes a makeover, the institution’s creative team have been getting itchy feet. We speak to the gallery’s director Ralph Rugoff to find out how he created the Hayward’s first exhibition outside of the gallery, just across the river at 180 The Strand.
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The Vinyl Factory has established itself not just as a purveyor of beautifully designed music releases but also as a mover and shaker in the art world, collaborating with the likes of Christian Marclay and Ragnar Kjartansson. Sean Bidder is the company’s creative director. He talks to Robert Bound about how the company straddles both sectors of the arts.
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One of the films on show at ‘The Infinite Mix’ is a collaboration between UK artist Jeremy Deller and Argentinian choreographer Cecilia Bengolea. It’s an amusing video called ‘Bom Bom’s Dream’, which follows a Japanese dancer chasing her dreams and taking part in dancehall competitions in Jamaica. Deller gets rhythmic with Robert Bound.
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