Opens: 03/04/2012 Closes: 10/06/2012 ICA, LondonAs analogue signal up and down the country ceases transmission, the ICA bring us a new exhibition celebrating the invention responsible for some of the biggest cultural changes in the last century: the humble television. With installations and artworks both inspired by TV and examining its impact, this is set to be one show to get you off the couch. For more information visit: http://www.ica.org.uk/?lid=32389 Buy: http://www.ica.org.uk/9954/Visit/Getting-Here.html Watch:
The Independent“A strong selection of works...” This is an excellent, thoughtful show for a changing moment: a look at a troublesome, exciting shared culture that is becoming ever more diffuse...
Exeunt“Plenty here to pique our interest...” Remote Control raises so many issues that it fails to make a coherent argument and – at times – risks losing sight of its central theme...
The Arts Desk“An ambitious show...” The problem with this show is that while it comes good on giving us a decent survey of artistic responses to TV, it doesn’t give them enough thematic context...
Evening Standard“An intriguing show...” It is a shame the new generation of artists explicitly using television are included in one-off live events rather than in the show itself. Lucky PDF’s exuberant brand of art TV might have given Remote Control the energy it otherwise lacks...
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